All Hallows' Eve 2024


When is All Hallows' Eve 2024?

All Hallows' Eve 2024 is on Thursday, October 31, 2024 (in 154 days).  Calendar for 2024
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What is All Hallows' Eve?

Carved pumpkins on All Hallows' Eve. Photo: flickr.com/photos/hanna_horwarth/Carved pumpkins on All Hallows' Eve
All Hallows' Eve, nowadays usually called Halloween, is a celebration in remembrance of the dead that occurs annually on the evening of October 31. The name is a short form of All Hallows' Evening, meaning All Saints' Evening, as it is celebrated on the evening before All Hallows' Day, nowadays usually called All Saints' Day (in the same way as Christmas Eve is the name of the day before Christmas Day). Saints have historically been known as hallows, derived from the Old English word hālig and related to the German word heilig, meaning holy. Eventually, the name All Hallows' Eve was contracted to Hallowe'en and then simplified even further to Halloween, the form in common use today.

All Hallows' Eve is a mixture of customs of pagan and Christian origins. It originated from an ancient Celtic seasonal festival to mark the end of the harvest and to remember the dead (known as Samhain) that is celebrated from sunset on October 31 to sunset on November 1.

While not an official holiday, All Hallows' Eve is observed in a number of countries around the world, primarily in the West (North America and Europe) but also increasingly in Asian countries, as it provides commercial opportunities. In the United States, it is estimated to be the festival with the second-highest amount of consumer spending after Christmas.

All Hallows' Eve is followed by All Saints' Day (for which it is the vigil) on November 1 and All Souls' Day on November 2. Together the three days of remembrance of the dead form the triduum (a religious observance lasting three days) of Hallowtide. People traditionally visit the graves of deceased relatives during this time. It is related to the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead.

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When is All Hallows' Eve 2025?

All Hallows' Eve 2025 is on Friday, October 31, 2025 (in 519 days).  Calendar for 2025

Dates for All Hallows' Eve in other years

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
All Hallows' Eve 2019      October 31, 2019      Thursday      1673 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2020      October 31, 2020      Saturday      1307 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2021      October 31, 2021      Sunday      942 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2022      October 31, 2022      Monday      577 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2023      October 31, 2023      Tuesday      212 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2024      October 31, 2024      Thursday      in 154 days
All Hallows' Eve 2025      October 31, 2025      Friday      in 519 days
All Hallows' Eve 2026      October 31, 2026      Saturday      in 884 days
All Hallows' Eve 2027      October 31, 2027      Sunday      in 1249 days
All Hallows' Eve 2028      October 31, 2028      Tuesday      in 1615 days
All Hallows' Eve 2029      October 31, 2029      Wednesday      in 1980 days
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