Halloween’s Haunted Attractions – Behind the Scenes

Posted in General on June 20th, 2011
Haunted house

Halloween is about everything scary. Actually, it is about more than simply scary. It is about terror and horror and fright. At least that’s the point of a haunted Halloween attraction. Halloween sees a large number of attractions that are designed to be scary and to elicit screams from those who dare to take part in them. Halloween attractions come in a wide variety of forms, including the ever-popular haunted house, haunted hay rides, and corn mazes, forests, and pumpkin patches, which can also be haunted. These fantastic Halloween attractions have become so popular in the past 20 years that it has become a multi-million dollar industry. It appears people just love being scared out of their wits. There was a time when the haunted house was held as nothing more than a fund raiser. This was a simple day or weekend event that had people donating and then enjoying …

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Games to Liven up Your Halloween

Posted in Games & activities on June 20th, 2011
Bopping apples game

Halloween is a time of great fun and people, both adults and children, look forward to it all year long. Is there any wonder why this is? After all, there are so many fantastic things to do and to experience. Trick-or-treating, parties, candy, and baked goods are all part of the fun and the tradition, but what about games? Indeed games are certainly a major part of the Halloween tradition and are a great way to liven up your Halloween and your Halloween party. Bobbing for apples Let’s start with one of the most traditional Halloween games known to exist – bobbing for apples. This game has been around since ancient Roman times and the traditional belief was that the first person to get an apple would be the first to get married. The idea of the game is to get an apple in your teeth, but to do this …

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Halloween Superstitions

Posted in General on June 20th, 2011
Black cat

Beware of a black cat on Halloween night Superstitions are beliefs that have generally been around for centuries and they are beliefs that seem to be based on no knowledge or logic. Many, if not all of them are from times long ago and they are generally based on luck, magic, and spiritual beings. Halloween is one time of the year that has many superstitions associated with it. There are superstitions that are connected to the dead and death, to the future, and to luck and fortune or the opposite. You might wonder if anyone today still believes in these old superstitions. Indeed many do, both in the UK and in North America. Let’s take a look at some of them. Many Halloween superstitions are centered on death. The death superstitions include: If you are walking on Halloween night and you hear footsteps behind you you shouldn’t turn around because …

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