Urban legends thrive on people’s deepest fears, with twisted tales ranging from maniacal madmen to hoaxes to the completely unexplained. Add in a few scary ghost stories and you have perfect entertainment for a campfire or fall slumber party.
Many of our stories are creepy classics from the past, some are new with modern plots. With the help of our readers, we’ve got lots of variations. Get comfortable, dim the lights and read through our scary urban legends and folklore.
Scary Halloween Urban Legends
Halloween is celebrated by millions of people in multiple countries. For most, it is a fun time for kids who put on costumes and going door-to-door to get candy. But it is also known as a time of witches, ghouls, goblins, and ghosts. On one hand, some Christians see Halloween as a harmless time of fun and on the other, a ghastly and demonically inspired night that should be avoided.
Basically Holloween is the night of 31 October, the eve of All Saints’ Day, often celebrated by children dressing up in frightening masks and costumes. Halloween is thought to be associated with the Celtic festival Samhain, when ghosts and spirits were believed to be abroad.
It is also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day