Have you ever wondered which holiday is the most popular here in New Jersey? The experts have spoken and the results are in.

Photo byFriends gathering for a holiday. ( Kelsey Chance on Unsplash)
Photo by Kelsey Chance on Unsplash

This is the time of the year when all thoughts at the Jersey Shore are geared toward summer, and we all can't wait for Memorial Day weekend to unofficially kick off our favorite season.

What Is New Jersey's Favorite Holiday?

But that is not our favorite holiday of the year here in New Jersey. And the one that is our favorite might surprise you.

It turns out that our love for summer doesn't factor in with this topic, since it's not the 4th of July either.

4th of July fireworks (Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash)
Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash

So, then maybe it's the first holiday that popped into your mind. Prepare the reindeer, give Santa some cookies, and let's celebrate Christmas, right? Wrong.

If Christmas Is Not New Jersey's Favorite Holiday Then What Is?

As hard as it is to believe, Christmas is not New Jersey's favorite holiday, according to The Loupe, even though it is the top holiday for 10 other states across the nation.

So, which holiday tops New Jersey's list as the most popular one in the Garden State? Make sure you're wearing loose pants for this one.

Thanksgiving Day dinner (Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash)
Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash

The top New Jersey holiday is Thanksgiving, and it makes perfect sense. We love food, and we love family, and that is what Thanksgiving, and New Jersey for that matter, is all about.

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