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70% of Americans will Celebrate Halloween

"Last year, Halloween spending reached $9 billion, the second highest Halloween spending seen post-recession. Consumers are ready to celebrate and shop to kick off the festivities. NRF and Prosper’s annual Halloween Spending Survey found that seven in 10 consumers planned to celebrate in 2018, and they spent an average of nearly $90 per person. Celebrants plan to purchase everything from decorations to candy to costumes (even for beloved pets)."

Local Festivals: 157M to Celebrate Halloween

Ready to embrace cooler weather, fall traditions and spirited celebrations, more than 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation‰Ûªs Halloween Consumer Spending Survey. The average person celebrating will spend $74.34, compared with $77.52 in 2014. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $6.9 billion.