Broomsticks are flying alongside ghosts during this spooktacular time of year when anything goes and glows.
Where did you spend the most on Halloween?
It's Halloween and time to fill up the candy bowl and scare up a good time.
Americans will spend about $8.4 billion in 2016, with 171 million people celebrating, an all-time record, says the balance.com .
Last year 157 million jumped into the fun, and plunked down $6.9 billion or $74.34 per person.
The call for candy took $2.1 billion, while $2.5 billion went towards costumes and $1.9 billion towards decorations, says fundivo.com.
People don't just love Halloween for themselves and their kids -- who doesn't love to see a dog dressed up?
Americans spend about $330 million on the right pet costume, according to pet360.com .
What did your Halloween spending go towards?