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9 Strange American Traditions 2023

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We all celebrate function in tradition and unique way… There are some American tradition which is strange for us. in this article, I am sharing some strange American tradition. and hopefully you will like it.

9 Strange American Traditions

1) Baby Showers

Throwing a baby shower is like a custom in every American Family. The name baby shower comes from ‘showering the mother with gifts and love’. Baby Shower is for the pregnant woman. Traditionally in baby showers most of the close friends, cousins, aunts, and coworkers of the parents-to-be come and play games, enjoy the day with mom-to-be, give her gifts and needs for the baby as a way to celebrate the impending baby.

Baby Showers

2) Moving Out from the Family Home at 18

In America, Americans value independence, so it’s not a surprising thing that moving out from your family home as soon as you finish high school is a tradition. After finishing high school, 18-year-olds are expected to move out and live independently. College students are welcomed back into the home during school breaks, but they’re expected to get their own home as soon as they graduate from college.

Moving Out from the Family Home at 18

3) Thanksgiving 

Most American families gather on the fourth Thursday of November every year to eat and give thanks at a Thanksgiving celebration. The special meal of the day is turkey, but side dishes such as stuffing mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce are also traditional. There’s also a grand Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City complete with lots of giant balloons. 


4) Halloween 

The U.S. isn’t the only country to celebrate Halloween or a holiday on October 31st, but most other countries don’t celebrate Halloween like Americans. Halloween involves Trick-or-treating in which  kids dress up in costumes like:- witches, Ghosts, and many more evil and fairy-like costumes, knocking on the doors of strangers asking for candy as the name of Trick-or-treat.


5) Proms

High school proms are celebrated when a senior in high school is almost equivalent to getting married in the U.S. This important school dance takes place toward the end of the school year and is a formal event. Students spend months and thousands of dollars planning the event. Boys ask girls to dance as known as “promposals”, which resemble marriage proposals.


6) Drinking at the age of 21

In America the legal age for drinking is 21. So, Many Americans go out to clubs or for a long night out and drink alcohol with their friends like no tomorrow. They drink too much and celebrate this right.

Drinking at the age of 21

7) Shopping on Black Friday

In America, It traditionally marks the start of the Christmas shopping season in the U.S. Shop on Thanksgiving for earlier access to Black Friday deals online. Online Black Friday deals come with an average 34 percent discount. You can easily get a good deal practically in all categories.

Shopping on Black Friday

8) Bachelor/Bachelorette Party

Bachelor parties are like a unique tradition in America. In Bachelor parties, this is the day before the wedding. Groom or Bride pay for nothing only their friends have to pay. This party includes drinking alcohol, playing games such as beer pong and flip cup, doing sports, or engaging in other physical activities. This party is for the last days of “Freedom”.

Bachelor/Bachelorette Party

9) Tipping

Giving tips is standard in the U.S. Waiters, waitresses, bartenders and taxi drivers are always tipped 15% of the bill for adequate service, 20% or more for very good service, and no less than 10% for poor service. Tipping shows the gratitude that the person is showing towards the worker.


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