Festive Fever Hits: People Are Putting Their Christmas Trees Up Already

This is not a drill 🆘

It’s happening. The summer has been over for all of five seconds and it seems that many are already focusing their thoughts on the next big event: Christmas.

On social media, the tweets are coming in thick and fast about whether it’s too early to put the tree up...

Is it too early to put up my Christmas tree

— Lissa. (@Lissajeannn) October 10, 2018

Can’t wait to have Christmas for the first time in mine and sams new home 🏡 is it to early to put the tree up?😂🌲

— Chloe ferry (@Chloe_GShore) October 9, 2018

How early is too early to put up a Christmas tree??? Asking for a friend

— Niki Lynn🎃🦖🦕 (@ayyeeniki) October 8, 2018

A poll (of 35 people, granted) showed the majority believed it was not too early to put up the tree - with 69% believing it’s perfectly fine, and 31% saying it’s not.

Is it too early to put up a Christmas tree?

— isabel.🛸 (@isabelSierraH) October 8, 2018

Some people have taken things one step further and have actually erected theirs already. We’re not even midway through October yet. There are 76 days until Christmas.

Just put my Christmas tree up because I love the time of year🎄🎅 it's never too early

— mommafoxx🦊 (@Justysee) October 10, 2018

Paige is putting up her Christmas tree and as the self-assigned Chief of the Festivity Police, I declare it too early

— olivia (@oliviaabland) October 8, 2018

My neighbour put their Christmas lights up today. TOO SOON!!! 🎄 pic.twitter.com/37bqSI9i8B

— Melanie Paradis (@Melanie_Paradis) October 8, 2018

Elsewhere reports are coming in of people listening to Christmas songs OF THEIR OWN ACCORD.

The guy next to me on the train has Christmas songs on repeat... too soon? 🎄

— Kim (@LoveClothBlog) October 10, 2018

Cleaning the flat to my Christmas playlist...too soon? ❄️

— 𝙴.𝙼.𝚂. (@erynshikari) October 9, 2018

Today I listened to the first Christmas song of the season and I’ve got to say.. I’m ready. 🎄

— Alex/Nicole Chairez🦖 (@_bbyalexnicolee) October 10, 2018

In Newcastle, the Christmas lights and festive shop displays have already hit in full force. It’s only a matter of time until the fever spreads...