Shopping Reminder Day

Shopping Reminder Day is a holiday observed on November 25th every year, reminding everyone that Christmas is only a month away. It’s a holiday that takes place on or around Black Friday, depending on the year.

For some, this makes it the perfect time to start their holiday shopping, while for others, it’s just a reminder of the commercialization of the Christmas holidays. So, whether a person decides to celebrate this holiday depends on their point of view. For us, we’re going to use the holiday to plan our future holiday shopping. How about you?

Interesting Facts About Holiday Shopping

What better trivia to present to everyone celebrating Shopping Reminder Day than listing some interesting, and sometimes disturbing, facts we’ve learned about holiday shopping? Let’s open the following facts and check them out.

  • Holiday sales in 2020 were over $755 billion.
  • The average Christmas shopper will spend over $1,150 on gifts.
  • Approximately 1 out of 5 Millennials say they don’t like holiday shopping.
  • It’s been estimated that 50% of the gifts given each year include clothing of some sort.
  • Approximately 30% of people start before Black Friday (even before Shopping Reminder Day).
  • The average pet owner will spend $70 on their pet’s Christmas gifts each year.

Observing Shopping Reminder Day

For anyone wishing to observe this holiday, they can do so in several different ways. They can make a list of gifts they want to buy for all their friends, family members, and coworkers.

Secondly, they can figure out their budget for what they can spend on gifts this year. And finally, they can start a secret Santa gift exchange at work on this day. While celebrating this holiday, everyone should use the hashtag #ShoppingReminderDay to encourage others to get their holiday shopping done.

When is it?
This year (2024)
November 25 Monday
Next year (2025)
November 25 Tuesday
Last year (2023)
November 25 Saturday
Activity & Action, Lifestyle