What is the meaning of Christmas?
Christmas is a traditional holiday celebrated throughout many countries of the world. The Christian religious tradition acknowledges Christmas as the birth of Jesus Christ, who is God’s son and the Savior of people. This annual festival is meant to celebrate the love between friends & family and being generally joyful which includes giving gifts to loved ones.
When is Christmas?
Christmas takes place on December 25 in most countries, though some people start the celebrations on Christmas Eve, which is December 24. Christmas has been observed on December 25 as a federal holiday in the United States since 1870.
How is Christmas Celebrated?
Christmas is celebrated with a variety of popular customs, including singing special songs, hosting parting, decorating Christmas trees, exchanging gifts, going to church, and sharing a festive meal. In addition, people may teach children to wait for ‘Santa Claus’ or ‘Father Christmas’ to bring gifts to put under the tree or in socks hung by the chimney.
Which stores have Christmas Sales?
Most stores have some sort of sales ahead of Christmas. Because Christmas is a holiday that is celebrated by giving gifts, many stores offer special discounts and deals on items that are gifted to family members, friends, teachers, coworkers and more. Stores like Target, Walmart, Macy’s, Nordstrom and others have sales on items in most departments. Best Buy is famous for its Christmas sales on electronics, televisions, small appliances and more. Many toy stores, like Toys ‘R Us have big sales on games and toys for children. Home stores like Pottery Barn or Williams Sonoma often have Christmas sales for house décor including Christmas decorations and party items. And specialty stores like Old Navy, J. Crew, Aeropostale, Carter’s and many others offer Christmas sales on clothing for the family to wear to their holiday parties, concerts and activities.