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  • Is there anything more satisfying than turkey and football on Thanksgiving?
  • Is there anything more satisfying than turkey and football on Thanksgiving?
    Gabriel Garcia Marengo, Creative Commons (2015) ©

How does Gen Y do Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving holds a special place in the hearts of Americans young and old. With Gen Yers now taking over hosting and travelling more often to reconnect with loved ones, what constitutes the perfect T-day for this cohort? Canvas8 sat down with 20 men and women from across the US to find out.

Location United States

Thanksgiving, a holiday celebrated by virtually everyone in the US, holds a special place in the hearts of people young and old. A day dedicated to giving thanks, feasting and spending time with family and friends, the occasion is a particular favourite among Gen Y. Kicking off the holiday season, Americans spend nearly $2.9 billion dollars on Thanksgiving dinner alone. [1] A large proportion of this spend comes from Yers, 59% of whom planned on hosting the meal in 2015. [2]

As the oldest of this generation enter their mid-30s, many are taking charge ...



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