Why Do We Associate Pumpkins With Halloween?
by Freelance Author|August 6, 2012
They blankly stare back at us from street corners to front porches. The hollow, orange faces seem to follow us everywhere we go, especially in October. Have you ever stopped and thought about why pumpkins are so interconnected with Halloween celebrations? It’s not Halloween, unless you’re ripping out the guts of one and munching on its seeds.
Dating back to the early pagan harvest festival, Samhain, celebrated by the Celts, the link between the...