Is Halloween 2020 Canceled Due to Covid-19? Kind Of.
September 24, 2020
The CDC ranks Halloween 2020 activities by COVID-19 risk: No trick-or-treating, crowded parties or indoor haunted houses. Boo.
Halloween is just weeks away, with many people having to re-think how they’re going to celebrate the spooky holiday amid a raging pandemic. The CDC has ranked traditional Halloween activities like; trunk trick-or-treating, passing out candy door-to-door, costume parties and indoor haunted houses as moderate risks of spreading the coronavirus.
“Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses,” the CDC said. “There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween,” the CDC says. “When planning to host a holiday celebration, assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel, or limit the number of attendees.”