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I come from a town called Kilmarnock and we always celebrate Halloween on the last Friday of October no matter when Halloween falls! 👻 🎃

“Known as Killieween, the residents of Kilmarnock celebrate Halloween on the last Friday of October, no matter the date. Theories about this little known tradition range from the Gaelic festival of Samhain to witches being burned or the clocks going back on the Sunday, but it's not known exactly why Killieween exists.

The main suggested reason relates back to the town's industrial past. The last Friday of the month was when payday fell, meaning this was when the majority of the residents would have money to spend on the celebrations.”

Do any of your towns have any traditions that are different from the rest?

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