Easter Facts

  1. Easter baskets represent bird nests and new life when eggs are added into them.
  2. The Easter Bunny originally began in Germany back in the Middle Ages.
  3. Both Halloween and Easter compete for highest candy sales.
  4. Roughly 90 million chocolate bunnies are sold during Easter.
  5. First Peeps came out 1953 and it took 27 hours to make a single one.
  6. The official flower for Easter is a White Lily.
  7. Easter represents celebration, joy and new life.
  8. People spend an average total of 14.7 billion on Easter decorations.
  9. Largest Easter egg reaches over 25 feet high.
  10. 70% of the candy that is used for Easter is chocolate.