American Thanksgiving: Festival season started in the United States Of America and is one of the most-awaited and celebrated festivals, Happy Thanksgiving Day 2023 is coming up next on Thursday, the 23rd of November (23/11/2023). Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Canada, the United States as well as some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States Of America. It is also called as “Harvest Festival” in the USA. “Days of Fasting or Days of Thanksgiving” is yet another specially called name for this occasion. We have also shared the Happy Thanksgiving Images 2023 free download.
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All the sense behind celebrating Thanksgiving day is giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the preceding year. It’s not only observed in the USA but in many other countries as well but it has been called by different names. Thanksgiving is also celebrated in India but on various dates which are the 15th of August.
People celebrate this Thanksgiving Day festival with great zeal and enthusiasm. They send Thanksgiving wishes, and greetings to each other, and pray in church for their loved ones. On the final day, they cook some specific food for the Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving turkey is one of the most eaten dishes at this time. Though there are many recipes on the menu for Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving has some religious history and cultural traditions, and it has long been celebrated as a secular holiday as well in the USA and Canada. There are some special prayers to be done on this day in Church and special thanksgiving ceremonies, after harvests. In North America, it started celebrating after the Protestant Reformation.
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US Thanksgiving 2023
Thanksgiving Day is every year celebrated in the United States of America. This year Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on the 23rd of November 2023. People do social and religious services on this day in the name of Thanksgiving. Before 1536 there were 95 Church holidays including 52 Sundays when people were required to attend church and forego work and sometimes pay for expensive celebrations. But after 1536’s reform these Church holidays were reduced to 27. Though there were some Puritans, who wanted to eliminate all the Church holidays, including Christmas and Easter. But it was not possible because both Easter and Christianity are the two most important festivals celebrated in the USA, in fact for all Christians.
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There is never one answer to the question that when the first Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in the United States. Because there are different opinions after this by people like James Baker. However, the most accepted day for Thanksgiving services was codified explicitly in the founding charter of Berkeley Hundred in 1619. While the first official Canadian thanks took place on April 15, 1872, when the nation was celebrating the recovery of Prince Welles from a serious illness. And later on, by the end of the 19th century, Thanksgiving Day was celebrated on November 23.
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Thanksgiving Day 2023 USA
Right after Veterans Day on the 11th of November, we will celebrate Happy Thanksgiving Day 2023. It’s time to thank god for serving us the best food in the world. But we can also thank our friends, family, parents, office staff, and other loved ones. Because somehow they also provide something special to us, every time. So, don’t forget to
make full use of this opportunity to acknowledge your best one’s love and giving to us.
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