So religion and tradition have been covered. It’s a pretty fun time right? Parades, candy, family activities- but there are a couple of more things to know. Here are a few helpful hints so that you can navigate the holiday a little better.
Usually, Easter overlaps with Passover, a Jewish holiday. Passover is celebrated because in Judaism, God passed over the Hebrew people in Egypt, sparing their first born son. We’ll have another article about that soon if you’re interested. Point is, don’t assume that it’s the only holiday.
Easter is a great time for clothing sales – and for candy .
(Hint: Wait a day or two after Easter. Candy is super cheap then.In fact, after any holiday is over; products associated with that holiday are cheaper because businesses want to get rid of the holiday marked inventory. It’s all about timing.)
Depending on where you are, there are some awesome Easter parades to check out. Make sure to experience them! It’s amazing to see everyone come together and celebrate, some for religious reasons and some because they just want in on the fun. It doesn’t matter, because everyone becomes one in unity. That’s what it’s all about anyway, right?
And finally, the most important thing that you should know about this year’s Easter is:
This year, Easter is on April 5.
Make it count and have a great time.