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Holiday, Halloween Feature Package

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NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with holidays and Halloween, and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2014 are features on:

Package Name


Distribution Date

Social Responsibility, CSR


Oct. 16

Holiday, General


Oct. 23

Travel & Leisure


Oct. 30

Volunteerism & Philanthropy


Nov. 5

Holiday, Thanksgiving


Nov. 6


Holiday, Halloween Feature Package

1. Brand Castle, LLC Adds Spooky Fun To Halloween Treats With Brains! Cupcake Kit, Zombie Dance Party Cookie Kit And Crispy Rice Pumpkin Kit

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween has a way of bringing out everyone's inner ghoul and goblin. With every costume and/or party, comes intense thought in creating tricks and treats that will surprise and scare. This year, Brand Castle, manufacturer of interactive baking kits, is pulling out all the stops and making families freak and shriek with its In The Mix™ brand Brains! Cupcake Kit and Zombie Dance Party Cookie Kit, and Crafty Cooking Kits® brand Crispy Rice Pumpkin Kit.

2. Spirit Halloween Revs Up For Another Spooktacular Season

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, has officially opened its doors for the 2014 Halloween season. Now celebrating 31 years of business, Spirit Halloween continues to provide one-stop shopping for everything from top costumes and animatronics, to accessories and more. This year, Spirit Halloween is excited to announce a new lineup of costumes available only at Spirit, including officially licensed products from two top TV shows, the hit HBO® series "Game of Thrones®" and AMC's "The Walking Dead."

3. TruMoo® Casts A Spell With New Limited Edition Orange Scream Milk

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're searching for a chillingly tasty treat to serve your little ghosts and goblins this Halloween, look no further than Limited Edition TruMoo Orange Scream milk. Inspired by an orange frozen pop with vanilla ice cream, this new creamy orange milk is so frightfully delicious, it's sure to make you scream.

4. Dos Equis® Taps Into Tech To Bring Masquerade To Life

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is the time of year where masks are worn and people enter new worlds of discovery – and Dos Equis® is here to heighten those senses even further by helping fans explore their more interesting side. Today, Dos Equis launches the brand's 2014 Masquerade program with incredible parties, virtual reality experiences, a national contest and limited-edition bottles. The Dos Equis Masquerade is part of an ongoing commitment to help fans 21 and older "Stay Thirsty" during the Halloween season by unmasking their alter ego.

5. Las Vegas Summons The Halloween Spirit With Terror-ific Celebrations

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas is the ultimate destination to celebrate Halloween. Visitors can expect everything from the abnormal to the paranormal this October, culminating with the annual Las Vegas Howl-O-Weekend experience Oct. 29Nov. 2. This year's spooktacular Howl-O-Weekend consists of 10 days filled with haunted ghost tours, parades, parties, costume contests, and more.

6. Consumers Beware: Buying Contact Lenses without a Prescription is Illegal and Dangerous

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recent years, more Americans have been using decorative contact lenses to alter the appearance or color of the eyes. These contact lenses are often used as a costume accessory to change a person's eye color or create an effect and have become increasingly popular around Halloween. These non-corrective, decorative lenses pose the same potential safety and health issues as corrective contact lenses and should only be acquired with a prescription from an eye doctor.

7. Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary Features Brand-New Attraction and Truly Interactive Haunted Experience

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Terror Behind the Walls, America's largest haunted house, is located inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This extraordinary theatrical production, consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the nation, runs on select evenings from September 19 through November 8, 2014.

8. Berentzen's® Peaches & Scream Cocktail is a Halloween Treat

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the choice between "Trick or Treat" this Halloween, may we suggest Berentzen's Peaches & Scream cocktail as a frightfully delicious and entertaining option. A real treat, Peaches & Scream is a well-balanced cocktail that is easy to make and easier to drink.


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