25 Funny, Curious And Interesting Facts About Easter You May Not Know

Posted by , Updated on April 21, 2014

Easter is known to be the Sunday that marks the end of the Holy Week, an event that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is greatly influenced by the Christian faith as it reminds believers to remember the last sacrifice of the Son of God. Others think of it as a time of celebration with Easter Eggs, bunnies and peeps. So to celebrate, here are 25 Funny, Curious And Interesting Facts About Easter You May Not Know.

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90 million chocolate bunnies, 91.4 billion eggs and 700 million peeps are produced each year in the United States.

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After Halloween, Easter is the biggest candy consuming holiday. 120 million pounds of candy are bought each year.

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Households spend $131 on Easter each year, $14.7 billion in total.

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Christians consider Easter eggs to symbolize joy and celebration, new life and resurrection.

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Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Christ three days after his death. It is the oldest Christian holiday and the most important day of the church year.

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