Move Halloween? Thousands sign petition to change holiday's famous date

Could the spookiest day of the year no longer be on Oct. 31? That's the hope of a group called the Halloween & Costume Association, which started a petition to move the holiday to the last Saturday of October.

"It's time for a Safer, Longer, Stress-Free Celebration! Let's move Halloween to the last Saturday of October!" the group, also known as the Halloween Industry Association, states on the online petition.

As of Friday morning, the petition, titled the "Saturday Halloween Movement," garnered more than 7,200 signatures out of its 7,500 goal.

The petition, which directly addressed President Trump, cites statistics to help its case.

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