Survey: Holiday music before Thanksgiving 'unacceptable'

55% of Americans say holiday music before Thanksgiving is not OK


How soon is too soon to start ringing those "Jingle Bells?"

A Cricket Wireless survey found that more than half of Americans (55 percent) think it's "unacceptable" to play holiday-themed music before Thanksgiving.

Millenials, people aged 18-29, are a little more forgiving, with 60 percent of those surveyed saying it's fine to break out the holiday tunes before the turkey.

They're the only generation surveyed who are in the holiday spirit so early. In fact, according to the survey, the older you are the more likely you are to find it unacceptable to start playing holiday music before Thanksgiving.

  • 71% of 60+ do NOT believe it's ok to play holiday themed music prior to Thanksgiving
  • 63% of 45-64 year-olds find it unacceptable
  • 55% of 30-44 year-olds find it unacceptable
  • 40% of 18-29 year-olds find it unacceptable