The Spirit of Halloween 2020

While the ongoing pandemic has led to many event cancellations, and the spirit of the season is a bit different this year, people are still finding ways to celebrate Halloween in 2020. With drive-through haunted houses, characters masked to both scare and protect, and inventive socially distant candy-delivery methods, people are adapting to the moment as best they can. Collected here today are photos that take a look at some of these spooky (and fun) pre-Halloween festivities from New York, California, Mexico, Nevada, England, and more.

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