Here’s How Westchester Rings in the Holidays

Our Instagram community sounds off on their favorite holiday trends and to-dos in the 914.

Festive Favs

If you’ve ever thought of how Westchesterites feel about the season of candy canes, cocoa, and sleigh rides, wonder no more. We asked readers in a topical Instagram poll.

Which is your favorite way to spend a winter day?

Gathering with family and friends: 30%
Watching a holiday flick: 29%
Baking cookies: 27%
Snow sports: 13%

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baking
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Which string of lights do you prefer?

White Holiday Lights: 70%
Multi-Colored Holiday Lights: 30%

Christmas Lights
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Which of the below is your favorite holiday movie?

Home Alone: 43%
Elf: 40%
It’s a Wonderful Life: 11%
Miracle on 34th Street: 6%

Christmas Movie
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Which is your favorite holiday treat?

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Hot Cocoa: 51%
Sugar Cookies:33%
Gingerbread: 11%
Candy Canes: 5%

gingerbread
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When it comes to presents, which do you prefer?

Giving: 73%
Receiving: 27%

Gift Giving
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The polls ran on Westchester Magazine’s Instagram account from June 29 to June 30, 2023.

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