Thanksgiving Day 2021


When is Thanksgiving Day 2021?

Thanksgiving Day 2021 is on Thursday, November 25, 2021 (in 34 days).  Calendar for 2021


What is Thanksgiving Day?

Turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Photo: flickr.com/photos/fuchsia_berry/8493096205Turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day is a United States national holiday celebrated annually on the fourth Thursday of November. It encompasses religious and secular aspects, being both a harvest festival and a festival of family. The origins of Thanksgiving Day are believed to lie in a first harvest celebration held in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621. It always falls between November 22 and November 28.

Thanksgiving Day is the day with the highest food consumption of the year. It is followed by Black Friday which marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and has become the busiest shopping day and the day with the highest retail turnover of the year in the United States.

The date of US Thanksgiving differs from Canadian Thanksgiving, where it is celebrated on the second Monday of October (on the same day as Columbus Day in the US, meaning both countries have a public holiday on the same day, even if the two holidays are different).

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When is Thanksgiving Day 2022?

Thanksgiving Day 2022 is on Thursday, November 24, 2022 (in 398 days).  Calendar for 2022

Dates for Thanksgiving Day from 2016 to 2026

The next occurrence of Thanksgiving Day is marked in red.

When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Thanksgiving Day 2016      November 24, 2016      Thursday      1792 days ago
Thanksgiving Day 2017      November 23, 2017      Thursday      1428 days ago
Thanksgiving Day 2018      November 22, 2018      Thursday      1064 days ago
Thanksgiving Day 2019      November 28, 2019      Thursday      693 days ago
Thanksgiving Day 2020      November 26, 2020      Thursday      329 days ago
Thanksgiving Day 2021      November 25, 2021      Thursday      in 34 days
Thanksgiving Day 2022      November 24, 2022      Thursday      in 398 days
Thanksgiving Day 2023      November 23, 2023      Thursday      in 762 days
Thanksgiving Day 2024      November 28, 2024      Thursday      in 1133 days
Thanksgiving Day 2025      November 27, 2025      Thursday      in 1497 days
Thanksgiving Day 2026      November 26, 2026      Thursday      in 1861 days
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