What date is Harvest Festival 2021 UK?
|When is Harvest Festival?|
|This year (2022)||May 30 (Monday) November 13 (Sunday) November 27 (Sunday)||Multiple dates – more|
|Last year (2021)||May 30 (Sunday) November 14 (Sunday) November 28 (Sunday)||Multiple dates – more|
What does a harvest festival celebrate? Harvest Festival is a celebration of the food grown on the land. Thanksgiving ceremonies and celebrations for a successful harvest are both worldwide and very ancient. In Britain, we have given thanks for successful harvests since pagan times.
What is the harvest festival in the US? Thanksgiving, a U.S. holiday on the fourth Thursday of November, originated in the fall of 1621, when Pilgrims celebrated their successful wheat crop and overflowing store cupboards with a three-day feast.
Why do we celebrate harvest festival? Harvest Festival celebrates the time of year when crops have been gathered from the field and people can reflect on the food that they have. It dates back to ancient Britain when people relied on crops for food and famers would give thanks for a good harvest.