by: Nelson Hicks Updated:
ATLANTA,None - The pumpkins are carved, costumes picked out and the scary music is ready to play.
Halloween is finally here.
Halloween has gone from a night simply about getting candy to big business. CNN notes U.S. consumers spent more than $2.5 billion on costumes this year and that the average household has spent $21.05 in Halloween candy alone.
Need something to get you in the Halloween mood? Take a look at this house decorated for Halloween.
The home is in Riverside, Calif., but it isn't the first time the homeowner has decorated like this. Here's the 2010 house.
A little closer to home, haunted houses are a big draw in the Atlanta area. There's Chamber of Horrors behind the Masquerade downtown, 13 Acres of Hell in Conyers and Fear The Woods in Stockbridge, to name a few.
Nelson's News on wsbtv.com visited a couple of haunted houses this year.
Walk though 13 Stories Haunted House in Kennesaw.
Or, meet the mad scientists at Netherworld in Norcross.
If you haven't picked out a costume or carved your pumpkin yet, it's probably a little too late for these ideas, but take a look anyway.
And finally, if you don't have plans for the big night, check out some of the events going on around the Atlanta area.
Enjoy the night!
See Halloween lights, costumes, pumpkins, haunted houses
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