Thanksgiving Day 2018

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Thanksgiving Day in 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018

When is Thanksgiving Day 2019?

Thanksgiving Day in 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Why we celebrate Thanksgiving Day?

Thanksgiving Day in the US precedes Black Friday. This day is an annual holiday, beginning in 1863. Some citizens do not consider Thanksgiving Day a holiday. So, in 1970, Native Americans, Massachusetts residents, held a rally against Thanksgiving Day. According to the history, the first Thanksgiving Day was held in Els Paso, Texas in 1598. Earlier in 1619, when there were colonies, also celebrated Thanksgiving Day. But at that time this holiday was associated with harvesting. True Thanksgiving was held in 1623.

What Do People Do?

Thanksgiving Day is considered a family holiday. On this day it is customary to cook special food: turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce, vegetables, pumpkin pie. Thanksgiving Day is a day when people are grateful for what they have.

Parades for the holiday are organized in many cities of the country. Some parades are associated with the opening of the Christmas shopping season. Some Americans can take advantage of their 4-day weekend, so they go to their relatives and friends.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Day?

Many public institutions, schools and businesses are closed in Thanksgiving Day. Offices and enterprises give their employees a few days of rest – up to 4 days. Therefore, many organizations are closed on Friday after Thanksgiving Day. Transport goes on a new schedule. Thanksgiving Day – the period of active movement of Americans, which provides airlines and other transport services with a high rate of passenger turnover.

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List of dates for other years

WeekdayDateYearName
ThuNov 222018Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 282019Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 262020Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 252021Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 242022Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 232023Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 282024Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 272025Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 262026Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 252027Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 232028Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 222029Thanksgiving Day
ThuNov 282030Thanksgiving Day

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List of Common Holidays in 2018

NameDateWeekdayHoliday Type
New Year’s DayJanuary 1TuesdayHolidays /National
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 21MondayHolidays /National
Belly Laugh DayJanuary 24ThursdayHolidays
Groundhog DayFebruary 2SaturdayHolidays
Lincoln’s BirthdayFebruary 12TuesdayHolidays /National
Valentine’s DayFebruary 14ThursdayHolidays
Presidents Day and Washington’s BirthdayFebruary 18MondayHolidays /National
Mardi Gras CarnivalMarch 5TuesdayHolidays
Daylight SavingMarch 10SundayHolidays
St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17SundayHolidays
April Fool’s DayApril 1MondayHolidays
Good FridayApril 19FridayHolidays
EasterApril 21SundayHolidays
Easter MondayApril 22MondayHolidays
Earth DayApril 22MondayHolidays
Cinco de MayoMay 5SundayHolidays
Mother’s DayMay 12SundayHolidays /National
Armed Forces DayMay 18SaturdayHolidays
Memorial DayMay 27MondayHolidays /National
PentecostJune 9SundayHolidays
Pentecost MondayJune 10MondayHolidays
Flag DayJune 14FridayHolidays /National
Father’s DayJune 16SundayHolidays /National
Independence DayJuly 4ThursdayHolidays /National
Parents’ DayJuly 28SundayHolidays
Labor DaySeptember 2MondayHolidays /National
Grandparents’ DaySeptember 8SundayHolidays
Patriot Day or September 11thSeptember 11WednesdayHolidays
Stepfamily DaySeptember 16MondayHolidays
Citizenship DaySeptember 17TuesdayHolidays
Native American DaySeptember 27FridayHolidays
Columb DayOctober 14MondayHolidays /National
Boss’s DayOctober 16WednesdayHolidays
Sweetest DayOctober 19SaturdayHolidays
HalloweenOctober 31ThursdayHolidays
Daylight SavingNovember 3SundayHolidays
Veterans’ DayNovember 11MondayHolidays /National
ThanksgivingNovember 28ThursdayHolidays /National
Black FridayNovember 29FridayHolidays
Cyber MondayDecember 2MondayHolidays
Pearl Harbor Remembrance DayDecember 7SaturdayHolidays
Christmas DayDecember 25WednesdayHolidays /National
New Year’s EveDecember 31TuesdayHolidays