Colorful harvest festivals from across the globe
Thanksgiving takes different forms all over the world
Fall means American Thanksgiving, and the enthusiastically-celebrated November national holiday is traditionally a time of great feasting and family gatherings. People come together to eat, drink, and make merry as they give thanks for blessings throughout the year. Elsewhere around the globe, communities come together to give thanks for their year's crops in all manner of colorful celebrations, timed to mark the harvest of their region.
The customs, costumes, and festivities vary around the world, but all include the glorious combination of eating, drinking, music, and celebrating all the good things in life. Intrigued? Then click through this gallery to discover some colorful harvest festivals from around the world.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom