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USA (October - November, 2003)

Halloween decorations

Halloween in USA

Halloween decorations at Pioneer Place, Portland

Halloween costumes, candy, harvest decorations and pumpkins (big and small) are available in shops all through October.


Skeletons, Munsters and much much more.....


And more scary.....

Porches and front yards of most houses are decorated with pumpkins, ghosts, witches, monsters or other things too scary to mention here.


And more scary.....

And they are even more scary at night!

1385 lb giant pumpkin, grown by Steve Deletas of Pleasant Hill, Oregon

This is also the season for Giant Pumpkin weigh-offs.
In 2003, the world record holder was this 1385 lb monster, grown by Steve Deletas of Oregon, on display at the Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City.

Giant carved pumpkin on display at the Chinook Winds Casino

Pumpkins can be made into jack-o'-lanterns, or carved to resemble scary monsters.

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