Holidays are when consumers spend the most money. Every year Christmas shopping is the time of the year when retail stores make their money. Some rely almost completely on the holiday season to make their profit for the year. Knowing that consumers spend during holidays opens up ideas for businesses that you can do to take advantage of the holiday spending spirit and make some money.
For holidays like Halloween and Christmas people like to view something and have a fun time for the holiday. You may be able to rent some space, land or offer some profit sharing with someone that has the available space you will need. A local farm or large property can be used for holiday displays where you can charge for viewing or sell something along with the display. For Halloween people like hey rides and square dances. You can charge directly for these attractions. You can also make extra money by selling something like drinks or pumpkins. Cider is very popular at Halloween displays.
The first idea people think of for making money during holidays is to sell products that people buy for the holiday. At Christmas there are countless decorations and most people buy just about anything to give as a gift. Of course there are gift type products like gift baskets are unique to Christmas. Just about every holiday people spend. Halloween has become a big selling season for costumes, candy and decorations. You can make products and sell them for the holiday that is coming on the calendar but there are many other ideas than trying to sell products that all retail stores are also selling.
You can offer a service that unique to the holiday. For example people also spend their money to enjoy the holiday. They are looking for things to do to get into the holiday spirit.
With Christmas and other holidays there are displays you can offer. Many of these will make sense to sell some product along with a viewing fee. Some stores offer displays for free but yours can be more detailed and better grasp the holiday spirit people are looking for. People want to feel like they are doing something that is traditional for the holiday and your business can be a yearly endeavor that people from miles around look forward to attending as part of their holiday tradition. Families want to share holidays with their children and what you are offering can meet that demand.
There is really no end to holiday business ideas. People are willing to pay for your services to do their holiday shopping and wrapping, decorate their home, bake for them, holiday theme pictures of their children or even their pets, or many other services based on a holiday theme. Good luck with your business. The holidays offer businesses opportunities that fit some of your creative abilities.