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Pumpkin and Halloween Facts & Trivia

Learn more about Halloween, Jack-o'-Lanterns, pumpkin and more.

How to become a Pumpkin Carving Master

Since their grassroots beginnings, Pumpkin Masters® has helped families around the world celebrate the Halloween tradition of pumpkin carving and decorating. Along the way, their team has picked up a few tricks of their own. Here are a few of those tricks & tips:

No Tricks, Plenty of Treats – at Fiesta!

From the latest action-figure and popular Halloween costumes to Jack o’ Lanterns, from pumpkin carving tools to ghoulish candy serving bowls, we have a complete selection of Halloween accessories to make this “All Hallows’ Eve” an especially spooky, spectacular event. Whether you create your own decorations, or buy them ready-made, you’ll find that Fiesta Mart has it all.

Mix and Match Latin American Food Game

How well do you know the food customs of the eight Latin American countries that celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? Match the following questions to the list of answers below and test your knowledge of the culinary traditions of these fascinating countries. These traditions, some dating back thousands of years, have had a significant impact on the foods we eat today.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Houston!

September 15th is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. They all declared independence in 1821. In addition, Mexico, Chile and Belize celebrate their independence days on September 16, September 18, and September 21, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period. The month-long celebration officially begins on Saturday September 15, ending on Monday, October 15. But, because Latinos love partying, for some the celebration starts days before and for others continues days after this dates.