Last updated on January 29, 2018 at 12:11 pm
While the official, government name of the holiday is “Washington’s Birthday,” it’s more widely known as Presidents Day. Per History.com, “it’s now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present.” Plus, it’s a day to celebrate the birthday of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, who’s birthday is February 12.
Beyond presidents, Presidents Day is also a popular car buying weekend — or at least a popular one for dealership sales. There’s a host of reasons that all sort of work together: the weekend starts the selling season for dealers; February’s usually a slow month (and screaming sales generate interest); and people may be flush with cash from their tax refund (or anticipated refund). Here are some car-buying resources for you from Plymouth Rock Assurance if you’ll be shopping for a new car: