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What are the most popular Halloween costumes this year?

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Two out of five adults plan to attend or host a Halloween party this year.

Period parties – the 1920s, 50s, 60s, or 80s – and theme parties – Game of Thrones, zombies, or superheroes – are drawing interest this year.

The most popular costumes, according to a national survey by Goodwill Industries, include:

Adult females

  1. Witch
  2. Zombie
  3. Pirate
  4. Vampire
  5. Nurse
  6. Devil
  7. Flapper
  8. Princess
  9. Lady of the night
  10. Fairy

Adult male

  1. Zombie
  2. Pirate
  3. Soldier
  4. Clown
  5. Biker
  6. Police officer
  7. Doctor
  8. Day of the Dead
  9. Duck Dynasty
  10. Gangster
Female children
  1. Princess
  2. Witch
  3. Fairy
  4. Elsa (“Frozen”)
  5. Cat
  6. Angel
  7. Ladybug
  8. Minnie Mouse
  9. Tinker Bell
  10. Zombie

Male children

  1. Ninja Turtle
  2. Spider Man
  3. Zombie
  4. Ninja
  5. Batman
  6. Pirate
  7. Firefighter
  8. Police officer
  9. Soldier
  10. Vampire

I hope you have a great Halloween celebration. And, be safe.

Copyright 2014, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist


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