Tired of the winter blahs? Well, there is a special event to look forward to in February - Groundhog Day! On February 2nd, Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil does one of two things. Pops out of his burrow, sees his shadow, then quickly ducks back down into his hole, foretelling 6 additional weeks of winter. Or, if he doesn't see his shadow, he'll remain above ground, predicting that spring is near.
A Little History - Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Punxsutawney is home to "Punxsutawney Phil " and the annual Groundhog Day celebration. Folks gather together at Gobbler's Knob at dawn to catch a glimpse of Punxsutawney Phil as he comes out of his burrow. If you don't plan on visiting Punxsutawney in person, you can watch the celebration live on February 2nd. Besides watching Bill Murray's 1993 movie, Groundhog Day, visiting Punxsutawney or live streaming the event, gift giving is a fun way to celebrate.
What Customers Buy on Groundhog Day
Popular Groundhog Day gifts include stuffed animals, themed decorations and activity sets for the kids, and more generic gifts that can be enjoyed year-round like search for top eyeglasses online, or best deals on watches for men and women or shoes on online gift shops.
Gifts are usually associated with special events and holidays (birthdays gifts, graduations, Christmas, etc.), but there are a lot of reasons to give a gift any time of the year, including Groundhog Day.