Why Halloween is never going to be big in Australia

Hallloween sceneWhy Halloween is never going to be big in Australia. A post in pictures.

So why don’t we do Halloween? Apart from the fact that there is no cultural history, isn’t Halloween supposed to be held on a dark and stormy night, when winter is just around the corner? Well, look at Australia at this time of the year.

It’s late spring.

Cockatoos July 2014-3

It’s hot.

Palm Beach Jan2014-3

Daylight saving means it’s light until 8pm.

gladesville bridge-1

Everyone is talking about going to the beach.

Maroubra April 2014-22

The streets are lined with flowering Jacarandas! I can seriously not think of anything less spooky.

Jacaranda-1-2

Why Halloween is never going to be big in Australia was originally published on Must Use Bigger Elephants

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2 comments on “Why Halloween is never going to be big in Australia

  1. Tropical warmth doesn’t bother them in Key West. They have a weeklong Fantasy Fest for Halloween where parade participants and viewers dress up. It just gets dark a little earlier…

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