All Hallows' Eve 2023


When is All Hallows' Eve 2023?

All Hallows' Eve 2023 is on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 (in 274 days).  Calendar for 2023
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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 2024?

All Hallows' Eve 2024 is on Thursday, October 31, 2024 (in 640 days).  Calendar for 2024

Dates for All Hallows' Eve from 2018 to 2028

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
All Hallows' Eve 2018      October 31, 2018      Wednesday      1551 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2019      October 31, 2019      Thursday      1186 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2020      October 31, 2020      Saturday      820 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2021      October 31, 2021      Sunday      455 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2022      October 31, 2022      Monday      90 days ago
All Hallows' Eve 2023      October 31, 2023      Tuesday      in 274 days
All Hallows' Eve 2024      October 31, 2024      Thursday      in 640 days
All Hallows' Eve 2025      October 31, 2025      Friday      in 1005 days
All Hallows' Eve 2026      October 31, 2026      Saturday      in 1370 days
All Hallows' Eve 2027      October 31, 2027      Sunday      in 1735 days
All Hallows' Eve 2028      October 31, 2028      Tuesday      in 2101 days
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All Hallows' Eve 2023
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