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Is it too early for Halloween decorations?

At the time of this writing, summer is in full swing. All though barbecues and pool parties are on pause due to COVID-19, temperatures are still high and most folks are daydreaming about beach trips. Nevertheless, a few ghosts and ghouls seem to be popping up around grocery stores. Of course, commercialism is to blame for these premature pumpkins, but some still embrace the Halloween spirit, reveling in the spooky celebration year-round. This year in particular, people are ready for a holiday to look forward year. Still, others are perpetually annoyed by holiday seasons creeping into months they do not belong. Is it too early to start celebrating Halloween? 

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Halloween is the pinnacle of all things fall, fun and carefree. But this year in particular, Halloween is the holiday everyone needs. It's practically ready-made for socially-distanced celebrating. Masks are a must, contactless pick-up is easy for bowls of candy and quarantining inside while watching a horror movie is practically a pastime. 

Sure, the swirling leaves of fall are great, but in 2020, the Halloween spirit is needed just to make it to the autumn months. 

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If Pennywise says it's OK, then it must be okay.

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The public has come to accept Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day hearts before February, but Halloween decorations mere weeks after the Fourth of July is a new kind of corporate sin—no matter the quarantine circumstances. 

Halloween also means less daylight and dropping temperatures. No one wants that in the age of coronavirus—stick with summer for as long as possible!

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For many, the magic of Halloween is special because of the short-but-magical lead-up to the holiday. There's a reason the 31-Nights-of-Halloween movie marathon is so special; it only lasts for the month of October.

Now is not the time for pumpkins, spice and horror; now is the time for walks in the sun, socially distanced picnics and sunglasses. Cutting one of these experiences short for the sake of the other ruins both seasons. 

On the other hand, maybe everyone should celebrate Halloween whenever they can. It might be fleeting...

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