Thursday October 21, 2021

Halloween 2021


Two scary carved pumpkins on Halloween.
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Halloween Day
Sunday October 31
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Halloween for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, October 31st.


Halloween also referred to as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve is celebrated yearly on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day or more commonly known as All Saints' Day. Halloween day is in celebration and remembrance of the dead.

Origin of the word Halloween

The word Halloween or Hallowe’en has a Christian origin dating back to 1745. Hallowe’en means Saints evening and “Hallow” by itself means saints. “Even” means Eve to the Scottish and hence it was later shortened to just “e’en” or “een”. So in time Hallow Even was changed to Hallowe’en and eventually to Halloween.


For more information see what Wikipedia has on Halloween


Halloween is celebrated on October 31st each year. Halloween is celebrated yearly on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day or more commonly known as All Saints' Day. It is also known as All Halloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Day Eve.



Sunday, October 31st is day number 304 of the 2021 calendar year with 10 days until Halloween 2021.


Halloween
Name(s):Halloween, All Saints' Eve, All Hallows' Eve, Allhallowe'en, Hallowe'en
Type:Observance
When:October 31st annually

Dates for Halloween

HolidayDateDays to Go
Halloween 2020 Saturday, October 31, 2020 -355
Halloween 2021 Sunday, October 31, 2021 10
Halloween 2022 Monday, October 31, 2022 375
Halloween 2023 Tuesday, October 31, 2023 740
Halloween 2024 Thursday, October 31, 2024 1106
Halloween 2025 Friday, October 31, 2025 1471


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