People celebrate many holidays in the United States, but Thanksgiving is probablly the most important. The day is an annual holiday in November when people tradiotionally give thanks for food. On Thanksgiving Day families and friends usuallyy get together for a large meal or dinner. The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year because people travel all over the country to be with their families. Traditional food includes turkey, potatoes, vegetables, gravy and pumpkin pie. People also collect food for people who are poor and hungry. Thanksgiving parades also take place in some cities including New York and Philadelphia.