Black Friday! Christmas is on the way…
This year the traditional “Thanks Giving” sales, known as “Black Friday”, have hit Spain massively. Each year there has been an increase in sales as the locals are becoming more and more familiar with the tradition! Shops and restaurants have all been offering huge discounts and sales over the whole weekend.
This has also brought forward the beginning of the Christmas celebrations 2016!
A lot of towns throughout Spain have taken this opportunity to switch on the Christmas lights, almost two weeks early. This is an event in the past that has been associated with the national holidays that fall on the 6th and 8th of December.
It has also been said that in Madrid, as well as other major cities in Spain, the Town Hall has budgeted for Christmas lights expenses to rise 8% more than last year.