The Numbers of Thanksgiving

By KOLR10 News

Published 11/28 2013 10:55AM

Updated 11/28 2013 10:57AM

UNITED STATES -- With the nation celebrating Thanksgiving today, TripAdvisor asked Americans about their Thanksgiving plans and traditions. 

According to more than 1,200 survey respondents:
Top Thanksgiving traditions:

1.  82% indulge in holiday food
2.  80% visit with family and friends
3.  51% share what I’m thankful for
4.  42% watch football games/sporting events
5.  32% watch holiday movies/festive parades
Favorite traditional Thanksgiving food:

1.  41% will enjoy turkey
2.  19% will eat stuffing
3.  10% will have pumpkin pie for dessert
Dining in vs. out

· 85% will eat Thanksgiving dinner at home
· 15% will dine at a restaurant that day
Black Friday Shopping

· 45% of U.S. respondents plan to take a Black Friday shopping trip, a 12 percent increase from those that anticipated doing so in 2012.
How will you tie together Thanksgiving and Hanukkah (Thanksgivukkah):

· Eat a medley of traditional Thanksgiving and Hanukkah foods (68%)
· Light a menorah during Thanksgiving dinner (68%)
· Exchange Hanukkah gifts during Thanksgiving dinner (40%)

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