the night of Halloween is on the 31st of October.
All Hallows Eve was originally a pagan festival to celebrate the end of Summer and the beginning of Winter.
In Earlier days, bonfires were lit and animals passed around them to make certain of good stocks for the winter ahead.
Halloween is also the night when ghosts may be able to visit the living and pass on messages.
This is the origin of Halloween Festivities such as fortune telling .
wierd Masks were traditional and part of earlier riotous parties
Some countries carry on Halloween Festivities and these are usually great fun.
Theme Parks have opened specially for Halloween parties and these vary wildly in the frightening parties that they offer.
These vary from Disneys not-so-scary Ghost procession to Universals horrific offerings which offer the ability to be scared by all kinds of Vampires from films and the past.
Local news story when the Universal Studios Florida Halloween Horror Nights started.
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A quick flavor of the theme of the 2007 Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Orlando. Don’t be fooled by the lyrical carnival theme, these carnies were lurking and ready to pounce!