This day is usually full of pomp and color. The main events of the day may include preparation of special meals for families and friends. The delicacies typically consist of stuffing, turkey, cranberry sauce, potatoes, pumpkin pie, gravy and a variety of vegetables.
Parades are also held on this day in various cities and towns. These parades are usually a sight to behold since one get a chance to see various performances that are usually lively. In the same light, some parades usually mark the official opening of the Christmas shopping.