This year Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday, November 28.
It is a religious festival celebrated annually to give thanks to the lord for the harvest and the food that people have. Thursday, November 28, 2013 is the time to thank the almighty for all the blessing bestowed on you during the harvest time by celebrating Thanksgiving. Traditionally this festival is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Thanksgiving is celebrated with much enthusiasm in countries like Canada, United States of America and several other countries as well. In America Thanksgiving is a national holiday where every body takes part in the celebrations with their family and friends. It is time for everyone to thank the lord for all that they have been given.
On Thanksgiving 2013, you can indulge in all the traditional activities like eating meals with the family, taking part or watching sports and just being with family and friends. People also go shopping as this is also the time when the Christmas season traditionally begins. Watching American football is a custom which is followed by many people during this time; a game is traditionally played on this day. The National Football League or NFL since its inception has played games on Thanksgiving Day every year; these games are referred to as Thanksgiving Classic.
Several parades are organized around this time all over the country; on Thanksgiving 2013 it might be a good idea to travel across the country and witness as well as take part in these parades. Most of the Thanksgiving Day parades are televised and it is a huge hit among people who celebrate the event every year. Exchanging thanksgiving cards is also a practice which some people indulge in with their friends, family and other near and dear ones. Some of the dishes like the customary turkey, roasted turkey with butter glaze, turkey pizza, traditional turkey sandwich, cranberry chutney and pineapple cheese salad are prepared during Thanksgiving for the family meal.