People being saved by Mordechai and Esther from
Haman. Costumes include fasting (not eating)
the day before, giving two pieces of food to
at least 2 people, dressing up in costumes,
Reading the Megillah (scroll of the story of purim),
Drinking some Alcohol.
What did you dress up as on Purim?
The kids get dressed up in costumes and go around the neighborhood giving and getting candy from friends and family, while the adults get completely wasted.
but its really all about getting wasted