When is it socially acceptable to start getting excited about the fall season?

Every year, my social media timelines become flooded with pumpkins, witches, and throwback photos of foliage pictures, and usually, I’m cool with it, but when it’s still July, I roll my eyes.

The fall vibes seem to be outweighing the summer pics at this point, and I’m not sure how to feel about it.

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My Beef with Fall Lovers

I understand that this summer hasn’t been the best, between the crazy amount of rain and the heat sent from Hades, but I choose to enjoy the hotter moments before they are totally gone.

I decided to ask the SouthCoast when spreading the fall vibes is appropriate. While I think fall vibes should wait until September, it seems like locals are fed up with summer ’23 and are embracing the quickly approaching fall season.

When Is It Socially Acceptable to Be Excited About Fall? SouthCoast Weighs In

Looks like a lot of people are comfortable with getting excited about fall by summertime.

“The first day of summer,” said Eric Martin.

“Now! OMG I cannot wait for fall,” said Shirley Dasilva.

“Right after the Fourth of July,” said Khrista Silva.

I had three customers yesterday buying Pumpkin candles,” said Christina Tomkiewicz.

Others, however, are on my side when it comes to September.

“September 1st,” said Sheryl Lamy and Leah Knodel.

“Def not until September,” said Venessa Kollars.

Even fewer people feel fall vibes shouldn’t start until October.

According to this quick poll online, one thing is clear; fall is a state of mind for many people on the SouthCoast and potentially the most-loved season.

What’s not to love? Pumpkin-flavored everything, crisp air, and spooky haunts make for a very enjoyable season.

My only request is to ease up on the Fall posts before August has even begun.

Do you agree or disagree? Chime in.

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