Halloween for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, October 31st.
Halloween also referred to as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve is celebrated yearly on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day or more commonly known as All Saints' Day. Halloween day is in celebration and remembrance of the dead.
Origin of the word Halloween
The word Halloween or Hallowe’en has a Christian origin dating back to 1745. Hallowe’en means Saints evening and “Hallow” by itself means saints. “Even” means Eve to the Scottish and hence it was later shortened to just “e’en” or “een”. So in time Hallow Even was changed to Hallowe’en and eventually to Halloween.
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Halloween is celebrated on October 31st each year. Halloween is celebrated yearly on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day or more commonly known as All Saints' Day. It is also known as All Halloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Day Eve.
Saturday, October 31st is day number 304 of the 2026 calendar year with 5 years, 5 months, 26 days until Halloween 2026.
|Name(s):||Halloween, All Saints' Eve, All Hallows' Eve, Allhallowe'en, Hallowe'en|
|When:||October 31st annually|
Dates for Halloween
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Halloween 2020||Saturday, October 31, 2020||-186|
|Halloween 2021||Sunday, October 31, 2021||179|
|Halloween 2022||Monday, October 31, 2022||544|
|Halloween 2023||Tuesday, October 31, 2023||909|
|Halloween 2024||Thursday, October 31, 2024||1275|
|Halloween 2025||Friday, October 31, 2025||1640|