More than 66,000 people sign petition to change date of Halloween


SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA/WBTW)– Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition asking for Halloween to be moved from October 31 to the last Saturday of the month.

The petition was launched on in 2018 by the non-profit Halloween and Costume Association and seeks “a safer, longer, stress-free celebration.”

The group says the date change would make the holiday safer and less stressful.

More than 66,000 people have signed the petition as about about 5:30 a.m. Friday.

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