Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November, every year, in the United States. Thanksgiving Day is a Federal Holiday.
Several people take vacation on the next day as well, which is a Friday, and making a four long weekend.
Thanksgiving Day is a long tradition from the year 1621. In the year 1621 the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations.
People of United States of America gather this day for a day of feasting, football and family reunions. Thanksgiving dinner almost always include Roast Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie.
From 1989 The President pardons a turkey on Thanksgiving Day, which will spend rest of its life in a farm. Recently the choosing the Thanksgiving Day is online and both the competing turkeys will be sent back to the farm.