While a lot of parents have decided not to let their kids go trick-or-treating this year, they are incorporating activities like pumpking carving and home and front stoop decorating
A majority of people surveyed said they do not plan to memorialize or celebrate Halloween this year, partially because of financial problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and also for fear of health and safety.
According to data commissioned by CouponLawn, only 58% are going to commemorate this Halloween 2020. Compared to last year’s participants, an amount of 10% would rather not participate this year.
Compared to last year’s Halloween when the pandemic did not yet exist, there was an amount of 78% adults who allowed the children to go trick-or-treating.
This year only 22% of parents who did not allow their children to ask for candies and chocolates outdoors.
What will they be doing instead? Fifty-three percent of respondents said they plan to decorate their home and another 46 percent claimed plans to carve a pumpkin.
And just because people have nixed trick or treating this year, Halloween costumes are still being purchased and the pandemic isn’t stopping people from dressing up because 46 percent of survey participants said they will wear a costume.
More Americans plan to carve pumpkins for Halloween
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