How are Halloween and the Day of the Dead similar?
Similarly one may ask, what is the similarities between Halloween and the Day of the Dead?
A similarity is that you can both get candy. On Halloween trick-or-treaters collect candy by approaching houses an saying "trick-or-treat". On The Day Of The Dead the have candy skulls. A difference between these celebrations is the atmosphere.
Likewise, is Day of the Dead always on Halloween?
Day of the Dead (or Dia de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday, also celebrated in parts of Latin America and the U.S., to remember and pray for family and friends who have died. It is on November 1.
|Day of the Dead
|October 31 to November 2
Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2020 occurs on Saturday, October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. The evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween.