Summerween is a unique holiday celebrated in the fictional town of Gravity Falls, Oregon, where residents love Halloween so much that they celebrate it twice a year – on October 31 and on June 22 or the second to last Friday of June. This quirky summer twist on the spooky holiday allows people to enjoy Halloween festivities while embracing the warm weather and long days of summer.

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Summerween is a great time to enjoy classic summer activities with a spooky twist. For a more laid-back activity, consider visiting an old cemetery to admire the wildflowers and observe songbirds perched on gravestones.

Summerween provides an opportunity to get a head start on Halloween shopping while supporting small businesses. Instead of waiting for big-box stores to stock mass-produced decorations, seek out unique, handmade items from talented artists. This not only ensures you’ll have one-of-a-kind decor but also supports independent creators and is often a more environmentally friendly option. Check out the local Summerween fare from Curate Essentials :

To fully embrace the Summerween spirit, consider throwing a costume party or hosting a spooky movie night featuring films set in the summertime. Decorate your space with a mix of summer and Halloween elements, like tiki torches, fairy lights, and cobwebs. Serve up themed snacks and drinks, such as “poison” punch and “mummy” hot dogs.

As the sun sets, take a moment to appreciate the magic of a summer evening. Catch fireflies in jars, spot bats flitting through the dusky sky, and let your imagination run wild. Summerween is a time to embrace the whimsy and wonder of the season while indulging in a bit of spooky fun.

While Summerween may have originated in a fictional town, its spirit has captured the hearts of many. It’s a chance to celebrate the best of both worlds – the carefree joy of summer and the delightful thrills of Halloween. So, gather your friends, get creative, and let the Summerween festivities begin!

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