Let’s be honest, this year hasn’t been great! Viruses, diseases, lockdowns, shock horror…… ZOOM QUIZZES – it certainly has been intense.

But if there is one thing we can always rely on, it is the desire to dress up at Halloween (and consume our body weight in chocolate and sweet treats!) And 2020 is most definitely no exception!

According to data from Google, looking at the current search trends in America, it looks like a real mixed bag out there…..maybe in more ways than one, but this isn’t a political post!

Top 10 Halloween Trends (as of Sept 2020, and in America only)
  1. Cobra Kai
  2. Dungeon Master
  3. The Mandalorian
  4. Space Cowgirl
  5. Trolls
  6. Belle
  7. Marshmello
  8. Inflatable Shark
  9. Firefighter
  10. Sanderson Sisters


Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Kids (as of Sept 2020, and in America only)
  1. Supergirl
  2. Flamingo
  3. Hocus Pocus
  4. Witch
  5. Glinda
  6. Robot
  7. Maui
  8. Bat
  9. Sally
  10. Werewolf


Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Couples (as of Sept 2020, and in America only)
  1. Bonnie and Clyde
  2. Lilo and Stitch
  3. Cosmo and Wand
  4. Coraline and Wybie
  5. Lydia and Beetlejuice
  6. Mario and Luigi
  7. Woody and Jessie
  8. Angel and Devil
  9. Phineas and Ferb
  10. Sharkboy and Lavagirl

Google has also created an interactive Frightgeist map, showing the trends in all the different cities in America. Quite fun to look at and interesting to see how the trends differ from state to state, city to city.

Happy Halloween!

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