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Online retailers that sell teen Halloween costumes year-round include Buy Costumes, Party City and Spirit Halloween. Both Buy Costumes and Spirit Halloween also sell tween costumes for younger teenagers in a range of siz... More »

Fun, do-it-yourself Halloween costume ideas include dressing up as a classic mime or Waldo from the "Where's Waldo?" book series. These costumes are relatively inexpensive, easy to put together and suitable for people of... More »

Halloween is a festive holiday marked by candy, trick-or-treating, parties and costumes. Though you can go all out with expensive, store-bought costumes, it's easy to make a cheap outfit at home by carefully selecting a ... More »

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The traditions of modern Halloween -- costumes, ghosts, trick-or-treat -- come from a number of ancient civilizations. According to the History website, most experts believe that this spooky holiday stems from the Celtic... More »

Candy is traditionally given out on Halloween to children who dress up in costumes and go door-to-door asking for candy in a custom known as trick-or-treating. It is increasingly common for children to trick-or-treat in ... More »

The custom of wearing costumes on Halloween originated during an ancient Celtic holiday called Samhain (pronounced Sah-ween). During this day of the dead celebration, some people visited homes dressed up like fairies, gh... More »

Most experts believe that the tradition of wearing costumes on Halloween originated in ancient days with the Celtic festival of Samhain, where participants lit fires and wore costumes to scare away ghosts. More »