It’s that season again where candy, costumes and creepy scary movies are embraced and celebrated. Traditionally celebrated on October 31st, this holiday has been fully included in the American culture. It is a fun time for children as they get chance to dress up as their favorite character and go around asking for candy and for adults, it is a good time relive your inner childhood and watch scary movies. If this is your first Halloween in the US, here are some activities or traditions that you can take part in:
1. Boo! Watch a scary movie
Not everyone may be a fan of these kinds of movies but there are some out there are not really scary but still has all the spookiness that comes with Halloween. Some of these movies that you can watch are Hocus Pocus, The Addams Family, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters the Nightmare Before Christmas and many more. For a list of some not so scary movies, you can check out this link. So grab some popcorn, candy and a friend and enjoy the show.
2. Costume Party
One of the best ways to move into American culture is to get involved in school activities. At this time of year, many schools tend to have Halloween themed parties that allow students to dress up or create their best costumes and have some fun before finals. Check around your school to see if there are any and attend, even if you aren’t dressed up.
3. Haunted Houses events
Dark rooms filled with scary figures that may or may not jump out at you, this is one sure way to be frightened out for the season. It is always best to go with a group of friends so that you have that someone to hold on to just in case you get scared. These kinds of attractions are all in good fun and at the end of it; you will have a good laugh and maybe a scream or two.