Thanksgiving Day is a deep-rooted tradition of America and for the very first time it was hosted by the pilgrims. It is the celebration of first harvest in the new world, so people celebrating Thanksgiving Day give thanks to God for such a beautiful blessing. Since its inception, in the year 1620s, it is celebrated in every city of United States of America. As it has become a national holiday, people celebrate it at a grand scale. Right from different parades to the family get-together and dinner, people celebrate it amazingly. The most important part of the celebration includes Turkey as well as pumpkin pie. People not only participates in different parades hosted by the cities, but they also enjoy family dinner and get-together.
Special Parade of Thanksgiving Day
On the special occasion of Thanksgiving Day, people participate in a fun-loving parade of the city in which the parade features some inflatable floats, costumed characters, marching bands, dignitaries, celebrities, performers of diverse age group, music, etc. The parade is full of diverse activities that keeps participates as well as viewers busy with the same activities. The Thanksgiving Day parade is not like other boring parade, so vacationers or tourists visited from other countries will get surely get a wonderful experience in the Thanksgiving Parade.
Food for Thanksgiving Day Feast
On the special occasion of Thanksgiving Day, people visit to their loved ones place and enjoy the festival with great enthusiasm. On this occasion, the family dinner consists for a number of delicious food variety that includes roast turkey, sweet potato, cranberry sauce, stuffing, cornbread, and more. Apart from these dinner, people can even enjoy the beverages according to the taste. The taste of each of these variety is quite awesome and it makes the festival memorable when shared with loved ones. Vacationers came from other cities will definitely love it.
Thanksgiving Day Shopping
The celebration of Thanksgiving Day doesn’t get complete until Americans go shopping on Friday after Thanksgiving Day. As the festive season is on, therefore the stores provide a number of deals, discounts, offers, sale and enables people to shop at affordable prices. This festival comes up with a great warmth and happiness among the people, therefore people curiously waits for this festival. Vacationers of other countries can even take benefit of this kind of a shopping and make the festival memorable. Travelers can even take the advantage of Thanksgiving Day shopping deals and take great souvenirs for their loved ones.
Thanksgiving Day Decoration
To bring the festive mood at home, people just need to come up with some fantastic ideas of decoration. People can decorate their home with beautiful wall paintings, collages, wind chimes, flower vases or pots, well rounded, etc. Apart from living room decoration, people can even pay attention on the table setting on which the entire family will raise the toast and enjoy the family dinner. To decorate the dining table, people can use the candle stand, some flower vases and beautiful crockery to serve the food. Each of these things will win-the heart of loved ones. So, make sure you decorate the home as well as dining table.
Thanksgiving Day Gifts
On the festival of Thanksgiving Day, there is no traditional culture of sharing gifts in America, however as per the modern culture people exchange gifts when they are visiting to someone’s home on dinner invitation. It looks bad visiting home empty hand, therefore people in modern times take some gifts for their loved ones on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day Dinner.