Halloween, also called All Hallow’s Eve, has roots in pagan rituals dating back more than 2,000 years, and was traditionally a day for marking the end of the harvest season. The modern holiday is celebrated annually on October 31 by wearing costumes, carving pumpkins and ‘trick or treating’ for candy.
Lead Image Caption: People in a disguise participate a Halloween costume festival in Tokyo, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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