Everyone carves a pumpkin on Halloween. These are called
‘Jack-o-Lanterns.’ They put them outside their door with a candle
Lots of teenagers pull pranks on Halloween. Some common
pranks are throwing eggs at someone’s house (egging), throwing
toilet paper over someone’s tree (Tping), or smashing someone’s
Not all Halloween Costumes have to be scary. Many are clever or
funny. You can dress up as a famous person, a character or even
There are many traditional foods at Thanksgiving including
mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
This is a traditional parade held every year on Thanksgiving in
New York City. It is shown on TV during the day and most
American Families watch it before eating dinner.
Groundhog Day (February 2nd)
Groundhog Day takes place every year in Punxsutawney,
Pennsylvania. On Groundhog’s Day, everyone waits to see if the
groundhog will come out of his house. If he does, that means that
winter will continue for longer.
Super Bowl Sunday
Super Bowl Sunday is the Sunday when the championship
American Football game is held. More people watch TV on this
day than any other day of the year. Most people have parties at
their house to watch the football game. Commercials during this
game costs almost a million dollars for each one.
Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday in French) is a celebration in the South.
It is held before Ash Wednesday (when people give up something
for lent). It is considered a day to do ‘whatever you want’. In the
city of New Orleans, they have lots of parades and people travel
from all across America to visit for this holiday.
April Fool’s Day (April 1)
This holiday is dedicated to playing tricks on pranks on other
people. You have to be careful on April Fool’s Day because
anything could happen.
On Earth Day people get together and do something that helps
the earth and nature.
Saint Patrick’s Day
This is a holiday that celebrates Ireland and Irish
Culture. You must wear green on this day. If you don’t,
you will get pinched.
Saint Patrick’s Day Parades
Most big cities have a parade on this day. Chicago dies it’s river
green on Saint Patrick’s day.
Saint Patrick’s Day Parties
You don’t need to be Irish to celebrate this holiday. St. Patrick’s
Day is one of the biggest drinking holidays in the USA.
Cinco De Mayo
This is a holiday celebrated in the USA and Mexico. It celebrate
Mexican Culture and Heritage. It is like St. Patrick’s Day. There
are parades all across the USA and you don’t need to be Mexican
Hannukah is a Jewish holiday that occurs in December. It is called
the ‘Festival of Lights.’ It is an 8-day celebration where people in a
family give a new gift to each other each night. Also, on each
night, another candle on a Menorah is lit.
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