Halloween
Follow the latest Halloween news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
September 19, 2020, 12:12 AM

'Candy slide' is here and Halloween is saved

Wicked Makers has created a DIY candy slide for Halloween.
September 19, 2020, 12:12 AM
'Candy slide' is here and Halloween is saved
September 18, 2020, 7:23 PM

Rare blue moon to light up the sky on Halloween

A rare blue moon? Mark your calendars for Oct. 31.
September 18, 2020, 7:23 PM
Rare blue moon to light up the sky on Halloween
September 16, 2020, 5:50 PM

Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around

Many look forward to Halloween, but this year is going to be vastly different.
September 16, 2020, 5:50 PM
Trick-or-What? Pandemic Halloween is a mixed bag all around
September 15, 2020, 7:17 PM

This 'Karen' mask is being called the scariest Halloween costume of 2020

Artist Jason Adcock is taking the internet by storm with his "Karen" mask.
September 15, 2020, 7:17 PM
This 'Karen' mask is being called the scariest Halloween costume of 2020
September 10, 2020, 1:56 AM

Trick-or-treating not recommended in Los Angeles County amid COVID-19 pandemic: Is it safe in your neighborhood?

A doctor shares five tips to safely celebrate Halloween this year as L.A. County suggests no trick-or-treating.
September 10, 2020, 1:56 AM
Trick-or-treating not recommended in LA County this Halloween
September 8, 2020, 3:15 PM

Is Halloween canceled? Here's what parents should consider before trick-or-treating

Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, the director of the pediatric telemedicine program with Columbia University, shares five tips for families considering Halloween celebrations.
September 8, 2020, 3:15 PM
5 things parents should consider before trick-or-treating on Halloween
2 months ago

Will Halloween be canceled? What costumes will be culturally appropriate amid racial reckoning

"People are viewing race through a different lens right now."
2 months ago
Will Halloween be canceled? What costumes will be appropriate amid racial reckoning
9 months ago

This baby rocked a different costume for every day of October

Cairo Allen's final costume for the month was an adorable Cabbage Patch Kid.
9 months ago
This baby rocked a different costume for every day of October
1 year ago

Skulls, masks and dancers as Mexico fetes Day of the Dead

Crowds have lined Mexico City's stately Paseo de la Reforma as the capital capped Day of the Dead celebrations with a parade along the boulevard and through the colonial center to a large altar at the Zocalo, or main square
1 year ago
1 year ago

5th victim dies following shooting at Halloween party reportedly held at Airbnb

A fifth victim has died following a shooting at a Halloween party near Berkeley, California -- and reports say the large house party was being held at an Airbnb rental.
1 year ago
5th victim dies following shooting at Halloween party reportedly held at Airbnb
1 year ago

'I like scary movies experience'

Inside the Los Angeles interactive art experience celebrating iconic horror movies.
1 year ago
'I like scary movies experience'
1 year ago

A trick-or-treater saw a house with an empty candy bowl—so he left some of his own

The touching moment was captured on a resident's doorbell cam.
1 year ago
Young trick-or-treater refills stranger's empty candy bowl with his own
1 year ago

This baby dressed as mac n' cheese rocked a different costume every day of October

A Texas mother dressed her seven-month-old in a different costume every day for the month of October, and we can’t handle the cuteness.
1 year ago
This baby dressed as mac n' cheese rocked a different costume every day of October
1 year ago

Holiday savings start day after Halloween

ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis shares where shoppers can score big discounts as the holiday shopping season starts earlier than ever this year.
1 year ago
Holiday savings start day after Halloween
1 year ago

Trick-or-treater, 7, critically injured in Chicago shooting

A 7-year-old girl is reported in critical condition after being shot while trick-or-treating on Chicago's West Side
1 year ago
1 year ago

3-year-old known as 'Mighty Quinn' goes trick-or-treating after 100 days of isolation due to cancer treatment

Quinn Waters was diagnosed with a brain tumor the day after his third birthday and had been unable to leave his home during treatment..
1 year ago
3-year-old boy goes trick-or-treating after isolation due to cancer treatment
1 year ago

Tennessee haunted house requires waiver before entering

The attraction, deemed “too spooky” for some, has garnered attention with a petition to shut it down.
1 year ago
Tennessee haunted house requires waiver before entering
1 year ago

From magnets in the nose to misused super glue, doctors share tales from the ER on Halloween

The revelry of one of the most festive holidays of the year -- and the spookiest -- often carry over to emergency departments all over the country.
1 year ago
Halloween tales from the ER: Doctors share their spooky stories
1 year ago

Lupita Nyong'o scares people at a haunted house as her 'Us' character and it's as epic as you think

The star brought back her infamous evil character, Red, from Jordan Peele's 2019 thriller "Us" to scare a few people this Halloween.
1 year ago
Lupita Nyong'o scares people as her 'Us' character and it's as epic as you think
1 year ago

Kevin Hart trick-or-treats at Dwayne Johnson's house dressed as throwback Dwayne Johnson

Kevin Hart trick-or-treats at Dwayne Johnson's house dressed as throwback Dwayne Johnson in an outfit The Rock will never live down.
1 year ago
Kevin Hart trick-or-treats at Dwayne Johnson's house -- dressed as Dwayne Johnson
1 year ago

This claw-machine Halloween costume is DIY goals

This Philadelphia mother was not playing games when she built a life-size claw machine for her twin daughters’ Halloween costume this year.
1 year ago
This claw-machine Halloween costume is DIY goals
1 year ago

We are here for this toddler dressed as Big Bird for Halloween

15-month-old Eli won top prize at a local costume contest in Montana.
1 year ago
We are here for this toddler dressed as Big Bird for Halloween
1 year ago

Sexy Mr. Rogers, Sexy Bob Ross and the evolution of the sexy Halloween costume

Sexy Halloween costumes have come a long way thanks to social media.
1 year ago
Sexy Mr. Rogers, Sexy Bob Ross and the evolution of the sexy Halloween costume
1 year ago

Last-minute Halloween looks

Don’t have a Halloween costume yet? Good Housekeeping Style Director Lori Bergamotto has some quick tips and outfit ideas.
1 year ago
Last-minute Halloween looks
1 year ago

Dangers of decorative contact lenses for Halloween

The Federal Trade Commission is warning about the effects of decorative contact lenses without a prescription that could include serious injury, even blindness.
1 year ago
Dangers of decorative contact lenses for Halloween
1 year ago

Here’s how you can face your fears this Halloween

Dr. Jennifer Ashton will break down where fear comes from, the notion that being afraid isn't a bad thing and breathing techniques to calm down when facing a phobia.
1 year ago
Here’s how you can face your fears this Halloween
1 year ago

How hypersexualized Halloween costumes may have a negative effect on kids

Halloween allows people to transform into something other than themselves, but every year it seems that costumes get more revealing. Here’s how your kids may be reacting.
1 year ago
How hypersexualized Halloween costumes may have a negative effect on kids
1 year ago

These NICU babies are celebrating their 1st Halloween in style

The NICU staff at one hospital is working hard to make sure that these preemies and their families still get to take part in the Halloween celebration.
1 year ago
These NICU babies are celebrating their 1st Halloween in style
1 year ago

Channel your inner witch this Halloween with this DIY 'potion'

The Cauldron in New York City shows us how to make a DIY cocktail.
1 year ago
Channel your inner witch this Halloween with this DIY 'potion'
1 year ago

Glam fairy makeup is all the glow this Halloween: How to get the look

This glamourous, pink fairy makeup will make your Instagram sparkle this Halloween.
1 year ago
Glam fairy makeup is all the glow this Halloween: How to get the look
1 year ago

The evolution of Halloween costumes have made it the sexiest holiday of the year

Yandy, a lingerie company, is the maker behind Sexy Bob Ross, Sexy Mr. Rogers and other viral Halloween costumes that experts say are fueled by social media.
1 year ago
The evolution of Halloween costumes have made it the sexiest holiday of the year
1 year ago

These spooky nails will get you in the Halloween spirit

Celebrity nail artist Mei Kawajiri gave our nails a Halloween twist!
1 year ago
These spooky nails will get you in the Halloween spirit
1 year ago

3 dead in shooting at Halloween party

The number of suspects involved in the crime was undisclosed but authorities said they remain at large and that the motive of the shooting is currently unknown.
1 year ago
3 dead in shooting at Halloween party
1 year ago

A California resident's Halloween decorations light up the neighborhood

A California resident went above and beyond for Halloween, covering his home in lights, tombstones and pumpkins to create a light show.
1 year ago
A California resident's Halloween decorations light up the neighborhood
1 year ago

Toddler's Big Bird costume wins Halloween

The 15-month-old, Eli, won top prize at a local costume contest in Plentywood, Montana.
1 year ago
Toddler's Big Bird costume wins Halloween
1 year ago

Viral hot dog costume kid gets visit from Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Jake Arsenault and his friends got to take a ride in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile after his school photo in a hotdog costume went viral.
1 year ago
Viral hot dog costume kid gets visit from Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
1 year ago

This kid invention solves a big Halloween problem

Jason Lambert created the No Prank Pumpkin to prevent kids from taking too much candy.
1 year ago
This kid invention solves a big Halloween problem
1 year ago

Dad builds mini-Millennium Falcon for epic trick-or-treating this Halloween

One Cincinnati father is taking Halloween to a new- almost intergalactic level- by building a mini Millennium Falcon for his sons this Halloween.
1 year ago
Dad builds mini-Millennium Falcon for epic trick-or-treating this Halloween
1 year ago

'Halloween Night' on 'DWTS': Karamo Brown is sent home

"Queer Eye's" Karamo Brown was eliminated during Halloween Night on "Dancing with the Stars," on the same night the show saw a four-way tie among competitors.
1 year ago
'Halloween Night' on 'DWTS': Karamo Brown is sent home
1 year ago

How a blue Halloween bucket can help kids with autism go trick-or-treating

A viral Facebook post about blue Halloween buckets aims to help trick or treaters with autism.
1 year ago
Handing out candy? Here's what to do if you see a blue Halloween bucket
1 year ago

Trick-or-treaters greeted by president, first lady

Pres. Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed costumed kids to the White House for Halloween.
1 year ago
Trick-or-treaters greeted by president, first lady
1 year ago

I made the top-10 Pinterest Halloween recipes of 2019 and they were spooktacular

I made everything from cockroach Boston cream doughnuts to burrito-stuffed skulls!
1 year ago
I made the top-10 Pinterest Halloween recipes of 2019 and they were spooktacular
1 year ago

Dad builds mini Millennium Falcon for his kids to trick-or-treat

Diehard "Star Wars" fan Sean Lehmkuhl, of Cincinnati, spent over a month building his sons a real-life Millennium Falcon so that they can trick-or-treat in style this Halloween.
1 year ago
Dad builds mini Millennium Falcon for his kids to trick-or-treat
1 year ago

Gabrielle Union twins with daughter in throwback 'Bring It On' cheerleader costumes

The actress, 46, dressed up as her character from the 2000 hit "Bring It On," Isis, the captain of the East Compton Clovers, with her 11-month-old daughter, Kaavia James.
1 year ago
Gabrielle Union twins with daughter in throwback 'Bring It On' cheerleader costumes
1 year ago

Mom hides in Super Mario blow up to scare her kid in epic Halloween prank

It's so much fun to prank your kids, isn't it?
1 year ago
Mom hides in Super Mario blow up to scare her kid in epic Halloween prank
1 year ago

Rockin' the red carpet: Halsey and Evan Peters step out with music-inspired costumes

Halsey and "American Horror Story's" Evan Peters stepped out with music-inspired costumes that included Sonny and Cher, Marilyn Manson and Insane Clown Posse.
1 year ago
Rockin' the red carpet: Celebrity couple steps out with music-inspired costumes
1 year ago

Mom makes elaborate $5 Halloween costumes out of cardboard boxes. Get her step-by-step guide for a must-try costume

Danielle Bevens spends much of September brainstorming costume ideas.
1 year ago
Mom makes elaborate $5 Halloween costumes out of cardboard boxes
1 year ago

Germans flock to Frankenstein Castle for spooky Halloween

Medieval Frankenstein Castle has become a favorite haunt for Germans celebrating Halloween, a tradition that's grown increasingly popular in continental Europe in recent years
1 year ago
Germans flock to Frankenstein Castle for spooky Halloween
1 year ago

Giant Cookie Monster front door display is a treat for kids this Halloween

A Pensylvania woman used vines, blue spray paint and styrofoam to build a giant Cookie Monster display around her front door for Halloween.
1 year ago
Giant Cookie Monster front door display is a treat for kids this Halloween
1 year ago

Cookie Monster front door display is a treat for kids this Halloween

A Pennsylvania woman transformed her front door into Cookie Monster to celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary.
1 year ago
Cookie Monster front door display is a treat for kids this Halloween