Easter, an important festival amongst the Christians is celebrated with pomp and glory. Every nation has their set of unique traditions when it comes to celebrating Easter. For instance, Easter in USA is celebrated by organizing special parades, people flaunting their beautiful apparels and walking up to the church with lighted candles in their hands. Let us now take a look at different Easter traditions in America-
These are some of the festive activities that add spice to the Easter celebrations in USA.
- People in the New Orleans conduct an annual Easter carnival known as the Mardi Gras. This carnival features immense fun filled activities such as jazz, parade, bumper party as well as music bands.
- Easter egg roll is a favorite Easter game for Americans.
- Some of the special cuisines that are prepared on Easter include- baked ham, potatoes and vegetables. Other demanding recipe includes hot cross buns. Multiple recipes are prepared at home. Easter parties are organized and people have a wonderful time partying.
- Easter is believed to be auspicious occasion and most couples plan their wedding on this day.
- Dyed eggs were first introduced in the United States way back in 1700. This practice was brought into the limelight by the German settlers.
- Easter eggs painting followed by conducting Easter egg hunt games is a common trend practiced during Easter week.