Are you Eagerly waiting to watch the Macy’s thanksgiving Day Parade. The first year of celebration held in 1924 with showcasing zoo animals. New York is the first state to take holiday on thanksgiving in 1817. The tradition of harvest feat has begun from centuries, but today we accept it as thanksgiving festival celebrations in the nation
Biggest 91st Macy’s thanksgiving Day Parade in nation to take off on Thursday. With millions of spectators and events with performers in the streets of Manhattan. The Macy’s thanksgiving parade begins at 9am from 77th Columbus circle moves to central park west then along Central Park south to 6th Avenue, down 6th Avenue to 34th Street, At last 34th Street to Macy’s Herald Square.
People start arriving at 6:00AM early can get space along the Macy’s thanksgiving Day Parade path at these locations to watch parade standing on streets in 70th to 65th Streets, the west side of Columbus Circle, anywhere along 6th Avenue between 58th and 34th Streets, and on the south side of 34th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue. The duration of the Macy’s thanksgiving parade, it will last about 1 1/2 hours, closer to Macy’s, the parade will last closer to 3 hours.
New guests in the Parade
The Macy’s thanksgiving Day Parade contains several performances with stars every year. In this year you can watch these stars performing in parade Gwen Stefani, Andy Grammer, 98 Degrees, Bebe Rexha, Flo Rida, Wyclef Jean, Patti LaBelle, and the Goo Goo Dolls popping up along the avenues. The Radio City Rockettes performances look out for musical performances from the casts of Broadway’s Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen, and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Miss America, Cara Mund, will also be there to show off her crown and Jimmy Fallon. Also, High school marching bands from around the country will be turning out to show off their synchronized steps and instrument-playing skills.
To watch, stream it on smartphones
The event official broadcaster NBC airing Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade completely. The show hosts Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker anchoring the broadcast. The viewers can also access live through Watch NBC App and also by signing in onto nbc.com/live.
Verizon to provide a 360-degree live stream of the parade for those without cable TV subscriptions. Log into Verizon’s YouTube channel when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts and you’ll be able to watch the action live. Olivia Culpo, an actress and activist, will host Verizon live stream along with Keith Habersberger, a BuzzFeed host and theatrical comedian.
Viewers of the live-stream on Verizon’s YouTube page will also be able to look at fun facts about the parade and see social posts. Some of which will be connected to redeemable Verizon offers.
Look out for balloons
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will present 17 giant balloons inflated. The balloon inflation event will begin at 1:00 p.m. This year, including newcomers Disney’s Frozen Olaf, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, PAW Patrol and Jett from Super Wings. Fans favorites will be on display too, including Hello Kitty, SpongeBob SquarePants and many others.
Some of the new faces will include characters from Paw Patrol and Super Wings, new Grinch balloon. A balloon depicting Olaf from Frozen. Although, new floats which are basically giant moving advertisements for various brands Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. These include ones from Delta Air Lines, Green Giant, and Sour Patch Kids.
Look out for Floats
Macy’s launching several new floats at their 91st Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade a week from Thursday.
Most of the newbies will be geared toward kids. Meanwhile, including floats for Shimmer and Shine, Sprout, and our favorite Parade Day Mischief by Sour Patch Kids candy.
However, other floats include food-themed additions from Entenmann’s and Green Giant. The new floats are currently being staged in a big studio in Moonachie City, NJ. And will make their way toward Manhattan as Turkey Day approaches.
Streets to be closed
Major traffic restrictions in the area for the purpose of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday. As 81st Street and 77th Street from Central Park West to Columbus Avenue closed for vehicular traffic.
– Central Park West from West 73rd to 85th Streets
– Central Park Transverse Road at Central Park West and West 81 St.
After 10 p.m., 81st Street and 77th Street from Central Park West to Columbus Avenue. The Central Park West from 59th Street to 86th Street closed for all traffic.