Americans estimated to spend $9.1 billion to celebrate Halloween this year

Posted at 10:18 AM, Oct 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-11 10:18:11-04

Americans are taking this year's Halloween celebration to a new financial level.

According to the National Retail Foundation, Americans are estimated to spend $9.1 billion (an 83% increase from last year) to celebrate Halloween this year. 

After a recent survey on consumer spending, more than $3 billion will be spent on costumes, approximately $3 billion on 'candy and decorations' and more than $400 million on greeting cards