The 13 Days of Halloween

Celebrating the best holiday of the year 13 days straight.



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Fright Fest at Six Flags.

Fright Fest at Six Flags.

Just about everyone turns Thanksgiving into a four-day holiday, and there's a song devoted to the twelve days of Christmas. So why doesn't Halloween, the most glorious holiday on the calendar, get more than it's one night a year? For no good reason, we say. So we're taking 13 days out of the calendar year to celebrate. It is, after all, the most wonderful time of the year.

Cool infographic crunches the numbers on Halloween

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Five last-minute Halloween costumes for kids

Quick and easy fun costumes for the procrastinators.

What you look like in a haunted house

Photos from inside a house of horrors.

Halloween events this weekend

TIme to overstimulate the kids.

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An Evanston author adds veggies to Halloween scares.

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How to build a toddler haunted house.

Animals all dressed up for Halloween | Photos

Let your pets get in on the action.

Five trick-or-treating disasters, and how to fix them

Stay warm, fix that costume and wash that egg off of your house.

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The Chicago author and artist talks Scary Godmother.

Halloween round-up

The countdown begins.

Animals playing with pumpkins | Photos

All the gore-y details.

Send in your homemade costume photos | Giveaway

Submit photos of your kid's awesome costume.

Halloween books for kids

Spooky books kids will love.

Spooky movies for kids

Prepare yourself for Halloween horror—some movies still available on VHS!

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