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  • It's tricky, though, to catch the eye of early holiday shoppers without exasperating folks still in jack-o'-lantern mode.

    For Early Shoppers, It's a Wrap

  • The Keene Pumpkin Festival, in New Hampshire, goes for quantity of another sort, with 25,000 lit jack-o'-lanterns on its main street, while the Pumpkin Chuckin Festival in Millsboro, Del., goes for distance with its airborne pumpkins.

    Smashing Event: In This Small Town, Pumpkins Are a Big Deal

  • It wouldn't be Halloween without a little jack-o'-lantern action.

    The (Trick or) Treats

  • If you think your jack-o'-lantern will be frightening, wait until you see the price tag.

    Pumpkin Prices Could Give a Scare

  • Rule Number 4 may be the most controversial because it limits porch and yard decorations to jack-o'-lanterns and simple props such as cotton spiderwebs and mock gravestones.

    Jeffrey Shaffer: The Ghosts of Halloween Past

  • Fans will remember that at a rooftop Halloween bash in Season 1, Ted Josh Radnor met a girl in a jack-o'-lantern getup with "strategically placed holes."

    First Look: Katie Holmes Gets Slutty on How I Met Your Mother

  • Describing herself as "borderline obsessed" with snot otters, she says, "I have gone so far as to carve a hellbender shape in my jack-o'-lantern every year" at Halloween.

    Green Movement's New Mascot: the Slimy Snot Otter

  • Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal More photos and interactive graphics The light of the setting sun combined with the glow from the windows makes it look like a jack-o ' -lantern from passing tour boats or people strolling by on a path by the river.

    For Sale: Pumpkin With a View

  • A few years ago, when he was still married, Remy had kicked his kid's jack-o--lantern underneath his porch and this was how it smelled in the spring.

    The Zero

  • She was wearing a sweater with a jack-o--lantern on it, although it was closer to Christmas, and enough eyeshadow to cover a battalion of super-models.

    The Tenth Circle


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