French Holidays and French Traditions as may be witnessed as a tourist, or an expat living in France.
"The commemoration of Toussaint in France. French people commemorate their dead on the 1st of November. The catholic tradition makes a distinction between Toussaint (All Saints' Day, on the 1st of November) from the “Commémoration des fidèles défunts” (All Soul's day, on the 2nd of November). Source: frenchmoments.eu