PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This year Halloween enthusiasts in the United States will spend a record high of $9.1 billion, according to a recent survey.Ben Simmons 'Done Playing With Joel Embiid' Due To Style Of Play, Not Personal Issues, Report Says
The National Retail Federation revealed that more than 179 million Americans plan to participate in Halloween festivities.READ MORE: Delaware To Require COVID-19 Vaccine Or Weekly Testing For K-12 Educators, Contractors And Volunteers
But it’s not the first time people in the United States shelled out big bucks. In 2016, people spent more than $8.4 billion on the holiday.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia School District Superintendent Dr. William Hite Will Not Seek Contract Renewal After School Year
This year’s estimation is a 8.3 percent increase compared to last year.