Halloween or Hallowe’en (/ˌhæləˈwin, –oʊˈin, ˌhɒl–/; a contraction of “All Hallows‘ Evening“), also known as All Hallows’ Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It initiates the triduum ofHallowmas, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed believers.
So here’s summat about masks:
Dressing up…dogs, at the Tompkins Square Dog Parade:
And finally…KISS pumpkin carvings!: