9 Tips to Celebrate Halloween
By Imran Ali October 12, 2022 Update on : May 13, 2023
Halloween or Hallowe’en is celebrated all over the world, especially in America and Canada on October 31. Halloween is thought to have roots in Christian beliefs and practices. The history of the day is very ancient. People make a lot of preparation to celebrate the day. If you want to dress up like witches or monsters for one night, it will be accepted by all as the day is different than other days. The Ancient Celts believed that, during Samhain, the doorways between the physical world and the spirit world would open, allowing more interaction between humans and the souls of the dead.
Let’s see what preparations can be made by you to celebrate Halloween
1. Carve or paint pumpkins:
The most common activity on Halloween is carving pumpkins. Giving different shapes and painting pumpkins are fun during the celebration of Halloween. A carving or painted pumpkin is an identical element of the celebration. Pick a smooth pumpkin and think of a design. You can cut and peel off it if needed to give it a scary shape. You can wash and rinse the pumpkin in and outside before drying it up. You can arrange a light or candle in or around the pumpkin. Carving pumpkins into Jack-O’-Lanterns is one of the most popular Halloween traditions.
2. Decorate your house:
You can decorate your house if you are not going outside to attend the Halloween party. You can decorate your house, yard, garden or trees with spooky items. Painting your doors and windows, sticking up some artificial bats, spiders and snakes can give your home a complete Halloween ambience. Fake human bones, skulls and other scary stuff can take place at your home to welcome any guest in a different manner on the day.
3. Halloween party:
It is a nice way to celebrate the Halloween holiday by arranging a party for friends or family members. You can be a part of the community to make the day memorable. Gossiping, dance, singing or having special dinner are the main features of the party on the day. You can get everyone involved at any game at the party. You can dim the lights at your home to give an exact look of the day.
4. Spooky music:
You can stun your guests at your home with spooky music. You should choose a special playlist for the day. Some songs are perfect for a Halloween party. One will enjoy scary music on a special day.
5. Halloween candy:
Children around you are fond of candy on this special day. They will come forward to get a treat and candy would be the best treat for them on this day. The Halloween candy can be served to adults as well. You should not let your guests empty-handed. At least you should offer some chocolates to them.
6. Halloween costumes:
One should arrange special scary costumes for the day. Dressing up like a ghost or vampire is a great fun on the day of Halloween. Many are dressed as batman, zombies, witches, cats, pirates, and so on to celebrate Halloween on that day. Many people get scared painting their faces to be different on the day. Halloween masks make people scared for a while, but they enjoy the moment later on.
7. Halloween movie:
You won’t have to be bored even if you stay at home on the day. You can watch horror movies or dramas with your family on that day. You can go to theaters to enjoy a horror film. You can play a Halloween movie background while doing a party. You can make a list earlier of some scary and funny movies.
8. Halloween parade:
You, along with your friends, can go out with scary costumes to have fun and entertain others on Halloween. Go out at night and explore any new place to get new experiences. You can make a small group for a tour to a nearby place to celebrate the day. New York’s annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade is the world’s largest Halloween parade. The participants display their wild and creative costumes.
9. Prepare a Halloween dinner:
You should have a special dinner with your beloved ones on a special occasion. You can try a new recipe for Halloween. Apple bread, pumpkin bread, ghost cupcakes, pasta and noodles, etc. are common food items people have during Halloween. Besides food, you can arrange wine and candy to welcome your guests.