Halloween World Records

Halloween, one of America's greatest holidays, is the perfect time for record setting. Here are some costume, pumpkin and candy world records to get you inspired.

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14:38 United States

Largest Smarties (U.S.) Pyramid


Pete Moyer and Ethan Dixon built a pyramid using 8,555 Smarties candies. It weighs over six pounds and has a base layer of 26 x 26.

00:49 England

Fastest Time To Open Bag Of Skittles And Sort Them By Color

Ollie Wills

Ollie W. opened a bag of Skittles and sorted them by color in 16.13 seconds.

05:28 Canada

Largest Group Of People Dancing While Holding Gourds

Mel Sampson

Mel Sampson documented 90 people dancing while holding gourds. The record was set live on-air on 95.9 Sun FM outside their Canadian studio.

12:21 United States

Most Candy Corns Fit In A Closed Mouth

Jacob Farley

Jacob F. fit 93 pieces of candy corn in his mouth. WARNING: Stuffing food in mouth can be dangerous. Please do not attempt this record unless you are above the age of 18 and trained as a professional stunt performer. We will not accept submissions in this category from minors.

09:56 United States

Longest Time Wearing Pumpkin On Head

Todd DeFazio

Todd DeFazio wore a pumpkin on his head for 13 hours and 18 minutes.

01:20 United States

Most Gourds Held At Once

Emily Patricia

Emily Miethner held 10 gourds at once.

03:38 Canada

Longest Time Balancing Three Pumpkins On Chin

Doug McManaman

DougMcManaman balanced three pumpkins on his chin for 19.78 seconds.

06:54 The Internet

Most Dum Dum Pops Held In One Hand

Lindsey Coy

Lindsey C. held 113 Dum Dum Pops in his hand at once.

08:32 Canada

Fastest Time To Shoot A Face Onto A Pumpkin From 25 Meters Away

Doug McManaman

Using a.22 caliber rifle,Doug McManaman shot a face into a pumpkin from a distance of 25 meters away in 5 minutes, 31.38 seconds.

02:03 England

Fastest Time To Traverse The Solent To The Isle Of Wight In A Pumpkin Boat

Dmitri Galitzine

Dmitri Galitzine traversed The Solent to the Isle of Wight in one hour, 56.00 minutes in a pumpkin boat.

22:12 United States

Most "Archercise" Records Set On Halloween

Alicia Weber

Alicia Weber set four "Archercise" records on Halloween.

03:32 The Internet

Fastest Time To Carve A Jack-o-Lantern

Anna W.

Anna W. carved a Jack-o-Lantern in three minutes, 7.35 seconds. The record was set at First Friday Las Vegas, a monthly festival held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The record was officiated by RecordSetter co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson. #FirstFridayLV


Largest Group Dressed As Skeletons

Jokers' Masquerade

Jokers’ Masquerade supplied 2,018 Swansea University students with scary skeleton costumes, breaking the previous world record. The feat was achieved on October 8, 2011 at the Swansea University Students Union[]. Read more about the event here.

01:58 United States

Most News Team Members Dressed On-Air In Halloween Costumes

WCNC News Team

11 members of the WCNC news team in Charlotte, North Carolina wore Halloween costumes live on the air the morning of October 30, 2009. Costumes included a bus driver, Elvis Presley, Hello Helen, Mack Mullet, Flash Lightning, Count Sprinkula, Larry Lemon, Sonny, Cher, and Marilyn Monroe.

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