November is here and fall is in full swing! With the beautiful bright autumn colors and tasty foods from caramel apples to pumpkin flavored everything, this time of year is a great time to explore the USA.
As part of all our courses here at The Harvest English Institute, we recommend our students to get out and about exploring the area, visiting attractions and attending events as a way of experiencing local culture.
With Thanksgiving coming up, one of our most iconic holidays here in the US, you can be guaranteed that there are plenty of events taking place nearby to our campus’ in Newark, Orlando and Los Angeles.
Newark, New Jersey
What better to celebrate Thanksgiving than with an evening of laughs. Escape the hustle and bustle of the holidays and enjoy the opportunity to hear some top American stand-up comedians, including DeRay Davis and Jess Hilarious.
When? Friday, November 29th, 8.00 pm
Where? New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall
How much? From $45 per person
In case you did not already know, Thanksgiving here in the US is also officially the start of the Christmas holiday celebrations. New York is one of the country’s best cities to enjoy that festive feeling and it all starts with the tree lighting ceremony at the Rockefeller Center.
When? Thursday, November 28th, 8.00 pm
Where? The Rockefeller Center, New York
How much? It’s free!
Who said Thanksgiving was all about eating your weight in turkey? If you are a keen runner, the Avalon Park Foundation 2019 Turkey Trot is going to be your kind of event! A tradition here in America, Turkey Trot races take place across the country and this is your chance to get involved in the local community.
When? Thursday, November 28th, 8.00 am
Where? Avalon Town Park
How much? From $20 per person
Join the team at one of Orlando’s top cafes, Bubble & Co for an evening learning how to make your very own Thanksgiving pie. From traditional apple to tempting chocolate you will be shown how to bake your pie from scratch and decorate it too! A light dinner is also included for the perfect pre-Thanksgiving evening.
When? Bubble & Co Tea Bar
Where? Thursday, November 21st, 7.00 pm
How much? $89 per person
Los Angeles, California
Not only is the outdoor ice rink at Pershing Square one of the best in Los Angeles, it is also the largest! The Icebreaker opening event takes place on November 15th with an amazing live performance from the cast of Wicked.
When? Open from Thursday, November 14th
Where? Pershing Square
How much? From $6.50 per person
If you would rather eat out this Thanksgiving, why not join the Hard Rock family for their ultimate Thanksgiving celebration! With a special themed menu, what is there not to love?
When? Thursday, November 28th
Where? Hard Rock Café Hollywood
How much? Prices vary
So, if you are ready to head outdoors and enjoy everything autumn across our campus’ here at The Harvest English Institute, we cannot wait to welcome you and show you around. For more information on our courses and how to enroll, visit our website or get in touch with our team at firstname.lastname@example.org