Superheroes Are The Top Choice This Halloween

By: Greg Sacidor

Get ready to see a bunch of superheroes running around your neighborhood this Halloween.

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According to a new study, this year more than three million children will dress as their favorite superhero for Halloween, ending the 11-year reign of princess costumes being the most popular costume choice. You can still expect to see your fair share of princess costumes however, as they are the second most popular choice among children this year, with an estimated 2.9 million children making this their costume of choice.

Rounding out the top-10 for most popular children’s costume choice is animals, Batman characters, Star Wars characters, witch, DC Superhero characters (excluding Batman), Frozen characters, Marvel superheros (excluding Spider-Man), zombie and Spider-Man.

Overall, the study found that 67 percent of all Halloween celebrants will purchase their costume this year, with an expected $3.1 billion being spent.

Are your kids getting dressed up for Halloween? If so, will they be dressing up as one of the more popular choices this year or something different?

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