This holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month. The holiday is followed by Black Friday, which is the largest and most popular shopping day with enormous sales.
This is a traditional family holiday. The holiday table usually contains traditional American pies (pumpkin or apple) and turkey, stuffing, potatoes (or potato salad).
During the holiday celebration the family members give thanks to those who have helped them. Most government offices, businesses, schools and other organizations are closed during the holiday. A large parade is being processed during the holiday in New York city.