When dressing in costume, what do you have to say? (that’s for only kids? I’m not sure.) “Trick or treat.” If you says that, you can get candy or cookie from each house, typically. This festival is very common, especially in Maryland. Moreover, it’s the second largest festival spending money, $6.9 B last year.
Finally, is it fitted for Japanese tradition? Actually, the largest parade was held at Kawasaki this weekend in Japan. 3,000 people dressed in costume. However, I’ve never seen dressed kids walking around town, and I’ve never done, even. It’s true that it’s the best date for grocery shoppers to sell goods and foods.