Monday, September 29, 2008

The History of Halloween - Part 1 of a 4 part series...


Did you know that Halloween's origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in).

The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in what is now Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter. Celts believed that on the night before the New Year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred.

Ooooooh… what a great beginning for the legend of Halloween, huh ?

On the night of October 31, they celebrated Samhain, when it was believed that the ghosts of the dead returned to earth. They built bonfires and partied long into the night…

Our Ghostbusters Costumes lets you slink off into the night this Halloween to extinguish those ghosts and goblins. Check them out here >

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Need something last minute. Call Partymart !

If it’s Friday at noon and your party is that night, call Partymart.

If it’s November 2nd and you’re still celebrating Halloween and need a costume or some themed supplies, call Partymart !

Whatever your needs are for Halloween or any other party event, we want you to know that we are here to help.

This is a quick note reminding all those who are in the Montreal area that last minute purchases are always an option. Simply call Partymart and we’ll be happy to help you with your order. You can even pick-it the order complete within a couple hours MAX.

That’s right ! All you need to do is call Partymart and we’ll prepare it right away.

The representative you speak with will be happy to make sure everything is available and call you as soon as it’s ready for pick-up.

Popular pick-up events include, but are certainly not limited to: birthday parties, night club events, bar and bat mitzvah’s, sweet sixteen’s, bachelorette parties, costume parties and more…

Did we mention to call Partymart ?

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Popular Halloween Terms for sophisticated Halloweeners...


Ghoulish.

1. One who delights in the revolting, morbid, or loathsome.
2. A grave robber.
3. An evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore believed to plunder graves and feed on corpses.

Yikes !

Jack-O-Lanterns.

A lantern made from a hollowed pumpkin with a carved face, usually displayed on Halloween.

PartyMart.

The place to do all your Halloween shopping for costumes and decorations.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Halloween is right around the corner now...


Common Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, ghost tours, costume parties, visiting "haunted houses" and carving Jack-o'-Lanterns.

And what better place to get ready for that one night of the year when you can be anyone you want to be.

Partymart carries a wide range of costumes, accessories, decorations, hats and party products specifically designed to add some Boo Power to your Halloween event.

Make sure you have everything you need by ordering early so you can be the best Trick or Treater on your block or at your party.

Visit Partymart.com today.