Halloween

Is Sunday a no-fun day for Halloween?

Oct. 29, 2010 at 12:17 PM ET

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For some, it’s the fact that it’s happening on a school night. For others, the problem is that it’s a scheduling-conflict with a football game. For many, it’s the fact that it’s occurring on the Christian Sabbath. For a variety of reasons, the fact that Halloween is falling on a Sunday this year is causing a sizable amount of people no small degree of anxiety. What’s a candy-craving trick-or-treater to do?

The New York Times ran a compelling piece on this problem yesterday, highlighting the lengths to which concerned parties are willing to go. It’s a concern that’s motivated people to even suggest moving the traditional observance of the holiday, although a consensus on the issue seems elusive at best.

Parents, do you have a problem with the fact that Halloween’s falling on a Sunday this year? Would you be in favor of re-scheduling the trick-or-treating? How do you think your kids would feel about it? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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