$300
One-night price for the MOST EXPENSIVE COSTUME RENTAL (Marie ?Antoinette) at Portland’s Hollywood Costu

$38
The most expensive? PET COSTUME sold at ?Portland’s Furever Pets

30 : 30 ?
Rough ratio of SARAH PALIN vs. BARACK OBAMA COSTUMES so

350
Approximate number of ?PIRATE ?COSTUMES ?rented in ?Portland for Halloween 2010

3,000
Participants ?in last ?October’s Portland ZOMBIE ?WALK

30,000
Number of visitors to ?the Pumpkin Patch ?CORN “MAIZE" on ?Sauvie Island in 2010

80
Number ?of “SKELETONS” employed in the Rose Quarter’s Fright Town haunted house

1,500
Approximate number of COUGH DROPS used by Fright Town’s shrieking “monsters” each season

This article appeared in the October 2011 issue of Portland Monthly Magazine.

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