Hershey, PA — According to a new survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 2,000 adults, The Hershey Co. found that 60 percent of Americans agree that it is socially acceptable to start celebrating Halloween before October.
The company also found that 70 percent of parents with children under 18 believe that it is socially acceptable to start celebrating Halloween before October.
“We know spotting that first bag of Halloween candy, whether it’s Hershey’s, Reese’s or Kit Kat, is a seasonal thrill for our fellow Halloween superfans,” says Alyssa Smith, senior manager, Halloween at Hershey. “Finding out that a majority of people want to begin their Halloween celebrations before October was not surprising for us, but it ignited a spark for us to get the party started early.”
This year, Hershey is giving select consumers the opportunity to receive a Halloween starter kit, complete with all the supplies to celebrate the season including candy, decor, crafts and more.