Halloween Bucket Colors And Their Meanings In New York
Halloween is right around the corner, and you may see some different colored trick-or-treat buckets if you are handing out candy this year.
Those colors could be a child’s favorite color, sure…but usually, a different colored trick-or-treat bucket has a deeper meaning, so every child can feel included in Halloween.
Listen to Clay & Company, Every Weekday Morning On 106.5 WYRK
This year, there is a big push for teal buckets, which are designed for kids with allergies – including peanut/tree nut allergies.
Kids walked around neighborhoods in Western New York, handing out teal pumpkin posters that many residents posted in their windows to spread awareness for trick-or-treaters with food allergies.
The poster may look a little like what you see above.
However, there are plenty of bucket colors that have a deeper meaning behind them.
Take a look at the list below for bucket meanings.
- Teal buckets - represent those with food allergies, so consider using candy free of allergens, especially peanuts.
- Blue / dark blue buckets - signifies a child with autism.
- Purple buckets - represents a child has epilepsy.
- Pink buckets - represents breast cancer awareness, meaning that a person in the home is a survivor, knows someone who is a survivor, or is currently undergoing treatment.
Doctor Koshy, a developmental-behavioral pediatric specialist, explained the idea behind these colored pumpkin buckets.
“The idea behind these colored pumpkins and buckets is rooted in a way to help families with children with all types of special health care needs navigate a night of trick-or-treating with a little less stress, and more patience and understanding,” Dr. Koshy said.
Have fun, and stay safe this Halloween!
Towns that Ban Alcohol in New York State
Gallery Credit: Rob Banks
12 Unwritten Rules For The 12th Man At Highmark Stadium
Gallery Credit: Brett Alan
One Sentence That Will Immediately Enrage Buffalo Bills Fans [LIST]
Gallery Credit: Megan Carter