Poll: Holiday season excitement highest in NY in 15 years

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New Yorkers are more excited about the holiday season than any time in the last 15 years, according to a new Siena Research Institute poll released on Monday morning.

It shows 73% of New Yorkers asked are either “very” or “somewhat” excited about the holidays. That’s up from 65% a year ago.

In addition, 22% plan to spend more money on holiday gifts this year than last — up from 17% in 2021.

Click here to read the full poll.