The Village Halloween Parade and Jackson Heights Children’s Halloween Parade are NYC’s big Halloween traditions
Sunday, November 1, 2020
This Catholic feast honors all saints whether they are recognized by the Church or just “saintly”
Monday, November 2, 2020
The Catholic day for tending family graves was blended in Mexico with Aztec traditions into the Day of the Dead
Sat-Mon, Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2020
We remember deceased family members on Day of the Dead because you live as long as someone remembers you
Thursday, October 31, 2019
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ New York City’s biggest Halloween children’s parade marches down 37th Avenue
Thu, October 31, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ All you need to march in this fun parade is a costume on Sixth Avenue
Halloween developed in Europe from Celtic, Roman and Catholic traditions. Fall harvest festivals developed in the United States. Irish immigrants brought European traditions to the United States. It all blended together into the Halloween celebration we know today.
In Mexico, U.S. costume and face painting traditions blended into Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations.