October is the tenth month of the year. October takes its name its original name from roman calendar which is “Octo”. It falls into the middle of the autumn season and there are lots activities that Americans do other than school and work. There is wide variety of events throughout the month, with activities and celebrations that you can enjoy. Some of them are Halloween, Colombus Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month. Even if Halloween is not a federal holiday, it is one of the most popular holidays in the nation.On this day, young and old dress up in costumes, kids go trick-or-treating, and scary stories are told. Halloween-themed parties and tours can be found all over the nation. If you are looking for a special event, better you check out the show held in the New Orleans city. Also, the annual Krewe of Boo Halloween parade takes place on the 22 with the special Halloween costumes.