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Snickers joins conversation to move Halloween date, offers 1 million free candy bars

Petition wants Halloween moved to last Saturday in Oct.

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Free Snickers? Yes, please. But it comes at the price.

Snickers officials tweeted that if the federal government moves Halloween to the last Saturday in October, it will give away 1 million free Snickers bars. 

For those of you who want the spooky holiday moved, that’s a win-win situation. 

A petition was started on Change.org in 2018 by the Halloween & Costume Association, but it has recently gained steam to with more than 123,000 signatures to not have Halloween on Oct. 31.

The petition wants the date changed to help create a “safer, longer, stress-free celebration.”

When Halloween falls on a weekday, it presents challenges for parents and kids who juggle work, getting their children dressed and out the door, as well as getting the kids to bed after a night of sugary treats and then back up again the next morning for school.

While the petition wants the government to make the change, Halloween is not a federal holiday.

 

 


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