The United States of America is all brighten up to observe Thanksgiving 2018. Apart from the wide-range of celebrations, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is the spectacular one. Every year, millions of witnesses gather in the streets of New York City that turns colourful as giant balloons, floats, marching bands, performance groups, stars and the one and only Santa Claus graces the event. This year’s will be the 92nd edition to kick-start the iconic holiday. Apart from the spectators who will be enjoying the event with their physical presence, others who are unable to grab the tickets will watch live on television and streaming devices. Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018: Huge Balloons to Turn the Streets of America Colorful- All You Need to Know.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature 16 giant character balloons, 43 novelty balloons, heritage balloons, balloonicles, balloonheads and trycaloons, 26 floats, 1,200 cheerleaders and dancers, above 1,000 clowns and 12 marching bands. Despite the freezing temperature which makes it the coldest Thanksgiving, the parade is expected to witness millions of visitors.
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Macy’s Parade 2018 Timing
According to various media outlets, this year, Macy’s Day Parade will start at 9:00 am (EST) and will run until noon. The display will kick off at 77th Street and going down to Central Park West, NYC. Thanksgiving 2018: Know Date, History & Significance Behind the Most Awaited Holiday in U.S.
Macy’s Parade 2018 TV Channels & Live Streaming
NBC News morning show will broadcast the parade live which will begin at 9:00 am (EST). Besides, the channel will also show an encore presentation in the afternoon at 2:00 pm (EST). CBS will also air the parade with “Entertainment Tonight” and will feature, “portions of the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live from New York City.” Apart from TV, you can also view the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade online at nbc.com/live and on the NBC app. Today.com further reported that Verizon’s YouTube channel would be streaming the 360-degree live stream of the parade.
As there are hardly a few hours left for the Macy’s Parade 2018, the spectators including older adults and infants are encouraged to dress warmly also to welcome the chilliest weather in more than a century. So, do not forget to adore yourself with hats, scarves, gloves and layered clothing. Happy Thanksgiving!