The History of Halloween

Rachel Leyva, writer

Halloween is a festive day celebrated every year on october 31 .The tradition first originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Smhain. People would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward up ghosts .The evening before Halloween was known as All Hollows Eve , and later became Halloween. Over time Halloween has evolved into a holiday filled with fun and spooky activities like trick or treating , carving pumpkins , wearing costumes and wearing scary costumes.