Did you know that Thanksgiving is actually observed around the world? Here is a list of a few other countries who have a Day of Thanks along with the date they celebrate.
- Australia’s Norfolk Island ~ last Wednesday of November
- Canada ~ 2nd Monday of October
- China ~ 15th of the 8th lunar month
- Germany ~ early October
- India ~ Various regional harvest festivals
- Japan~ November 23
- Korea August 15
- Liberia ~ 1st Thursday of November
- Netherlands ~ 4th Thursday of November
- Puerto Rico ~ 4th Thursday of November
- United States ~ 4th Thursday of November
- West Indian island of Grenada ~ October 25
Thanksgiving is international! Everyone has something to be thankful for! Consider inviting your international friends (immigrants, refugees, international students) to your Thanksgiving feast this week!