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Poll: Why do you celebrate Halloween?

Photo Credit: Kidsday staff artist / Andrew Culbreath, Hempstead

Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. Some people choose to trick or treat while some wear costumes to either scare or impress other people. I wanted to find out how much people actually celebrate the holiday and why. The majority of kids I spoke to said they celebrated Halloween just for the candy. A large number said they don’t celebrate Halloween at all. I celebrate Halloween for what I consider the best part: the candy. Why do you celebrate Halloween? Here are my results:

Celebrate for the candy: 40

For the costumes 14

Don’t celebrate: 32

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