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Halloween activities around Atlanta

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Fall is officially amongst us, which means Halloween is right around the corner.

Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31, that has roots in age-old European traditions. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honor all saints and the evening before was known as All Hallows Eve, which later became Halloween.

Around the world, people continue to usher in the season with gatherings, costumes and sweet treats and tricks. 

Here are some fun ways for both kids and adults to partake in Halloween around the city. 

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