5.Depending on where you live, the night before Halloween has several different names. A few names are: Mischief Night, Devil's Night, All Hallows Eve, Lamswool Snap-Apple Night, Samhaim, and Summer’s End.
6.Jack-o'-lanterns used to be carved out of turnips.
7.In Scotland, trick-or-treating was once known as "guising."
8.In Hollywood, the use of Silly String on Halloween can result in a hefty fine.
9.Orange and Black are the ~official~ Halloween colors for good reason. Orange is associated with the arrival of Fall and harvest season, while Black is associated with death, darkness, and just plain evil.
10.Bobbing for Apples began as part of an ancient Roman Festival. The Roman Harvest Festival (and apples) pay respects to Pamona, the Goddess of fruit trees.
11.The Village Halloween Parade in New York City is the largest Halloween parade in America.
12.World War II caused sugar rationing, which put a halt to trick-or-treating for five years.