About 65 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year, up from 58 percent in 2020 and near the 68 percent celebrating in 2019 before the covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey conducted for the National Retail Federation.
Consumer spending for Halloween is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14 billion, up from $8.05 billion in 2020.
The favorite costumes this year, according to the survey, are:
- Avengers character
- Superman/The Joker
- Avenger character
- Hot dog