HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – While many people headed to popular vacation destinations this holiday weekend, others decided to take advantage of some Columbus Day sales.
Columbus Day weekend is a popular time to get some fall shopping done, as many retailers offer highly discounted rates on everything from clothing to jewelry to electronics.
Marketing director for Holyoke Mall, Lisa Wray, told 22News that the three day weekend has brought in a large number of shoppers, saying, “Mall traffic has been great, so many stores are having Columbus Day sales that are drawing people in. We had a little bit of inclement weather over the weekend, so that helped draw people in”
Wray told 22News that many retailers will continue to have sales throughout the rest of the week.
The next big sales holiday that shoppers can look forward to is Black Friday.