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Articles about Halloween, its history, true paranormal stories, costume contests, and more.

Halloween Costume Contest Galleries
Galleries of our annual Halloween Costume Contest entries

Your Best or Scariest Halloween Memory
Readers are asked to share their best or scariest Halloween memory or experience.See submissions

7 Ways to Have the Scariest Halloween Ever
We all like to be scared, don't we, especially around Halloween? Well, here are seven ways to ramp up the fear factor -- if you can handle it.

6 Terrifying Tales of Halloween
There's something about Halloween night that heightens the senses and, perhaps, connects us more readily to forces unexplained. Consider these six chilling true stories of Halloween frights.

Spooky Tales of Halloween
Scary stories encounters with ghosts at Halloween

Halloween Horror
Anne and her friend were having a peaceful, enjoyable Halloween night... until the unexplained moaning and laughing began.

Halloween: A Scary Season Rooted in Reality
Every year, amid the excitement of Halloween-related fun, conversations commonly turn toward scary and unnerving talk of the mysterious world of paranormal and supernatural phenomena. Unlike the entertaining "safe scares" that Halloween brings, for those who encounter "real paranormal phenomena," the encounters can be truly terrifying and even life-changing.

Halloween: True, Scary Stories
A collection of articles about Halloween, including true, scary stories.

Three Creepy Tales of Halloween
Readers tell their true stories of spooky Halloween encounters, with a fairy, a demon dog, and a troll.

The Lost Meaning of Halloween
This special night preceding All Hallows day (November 1st) has been considered for centuries as one of the most magical nights of the year. A night of power, when the veil that separates our world from the Otherworld is at its thinnest.

The Houdini Séance
Every Halloween since 1927, a séance has been held to see if legendary magician Harry Houdini would try to contact the living from the world beyond death.

The REAL Monsters of Halloween
Few really believe in vampires, monsters and witches, but these enduring characters of Halloween and the movies have a basis in real life that is often more interesting than the fantasy.

The Voice in the Night

Walpurgis Night - The Other Halloween
The night of April 30 is the year's other night of witches, spells and magic.

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