Halloween is almost upon us! Whether you’re wearing a costume, decorating your yard/house, or handing out treats, you won’t be alone. More than 179 million Americans are expected to participate in 2017’s Halloween festivities – and spend more than $9 billion doing it.
See what you know about Halloween 2017 by taking this fun quiz.
1. What is the most popular Halloween activity?1
a. Dressing in costume
b. Carving pumpkins
c. Handing out candy
d. Dressing pets in costumes
2. Which costume is expected to be most popular during 2017?2
a. Pennywise (the clown from It)
b. Stranger Things characters
c. Belle from Beauty and the Beast
d. Wonder Woman
3. How much are Americans expected to spend on candy?1
a. $7 billion
b. $3.5 billion
c. $2.7 billion
d. $0.5 billion
4. Last year, what was the most popular Halloween candy?3
Before the trick-or-treating commences, talk with your kids about the big night and discuss what they need to do to stay safe, including having a plan and a partner.
No matter how you celebrate, we hope you’ll have a wonderful time eating, drinking, and being scary. Happy Halloween!
1. C – Handing out candy
2. A – Pennywise (the clown from It)
3. C – $2.7 billion
4. B – Reese’s
Sources: 1 https://nrf.com/resources/consumer-research-and-data/holiday-spending/halloween-headquarters 2 https://qz.com/1082645/what-the-predictions-for-2017s-biggest-halloween-costumes-say-about-our-collective-psyche/ 3 https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/10/27/most-popular-halloween-candy-in-usa/3274967/ This material was prepared by Carson Group Coaching. Carson Group Coaching is not affiliated with the named broker/dealer.