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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade NYC 2022 guide

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022 is a beloved NYC tradition, and our guide tells you everything you need to know

Will Gleason
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Will Gleason
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Before America gets turnt on turkey and settles in to watch some football, all eyes turn to Manhattan during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This November, after two years when celebrations looked very different, things are getting back to normal. The annual pageant of giant balloons, floats, cheerleaders, clowns, marching bands, Broadway performances and celebs is one of the best NYC events in November.

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When is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Thanksgiving Day, of course! But we'll spell it out for you: Thursday, November 24.

Where is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade usually starts at 77th St and Central Park West and heads down to 34th Street to Macy's Herald Square.

What time does the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade start? 

The parade kicks off promptly at 9am and ends at noon.

Who is performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

There will be Broadway performances, live pop performances, marching bands and more—all yet to be announced.

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