Christmas in July at Glidden Campus Florist


Glidden Campus Florist is having it’s 1st Annual Christmas in July this week, July 23rd through July 31st. Stop in for 50% to 80% off all Holiday Decor, their lowest prices of the year.

The precise beginnings of the Christmas in July tradition is not very clear, although it is commonly believed that it actually started in Europe, as a way to celebrate Christmas in summer. During the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the weather becomes increasingly warm and many people crave the coolness of winter. Amid the scorching summer months, people miss the gift giving, and holiday spirit of the Christmastime.

The earliest Christmas celebrations in July saw people throwing parties that imitate the actual Christmas festivities in December. The celebrations also included other Christmas traditions like Santa Claus, ice cream and other cold foods, and gifts. It was held that celebrating in the warm season would ensure a strong, happy winter Christmas season.

Glidden Campus Florist is located at 917 West Lincoln Hwy. in DeKalb. Their shop is open from 8:am to 5:pm, Monday through Thursday, from 8:am to 6:pm on Friday, and from 9:am to 3:pm on Saturday. Visit their website for more information.

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