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Halloween: Halloween History & Traditions

"From ghoulies and ghosties and long-legged beasties, and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us." Traditional Scottish Prayer.

Spooky Traditions

In keeping with one of our favorite holidays at Full Sail University, the Library team created this guide for your entertainment and for scholarly research. Join us in an exploration of the traditions, literature, and films of Gothic horror and contemporary spooks.

Other Names for Halloween

All Hallow's Eve

Hallow E'en (Irish)


Samhain (Celtic - Scotland, Wales, Ireland)

History of Halloween

Fun Facts & Stats

History of Halloween Video