The 96th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Location

Manhattan
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Date

Nov 24 2022

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, the nation’s most beloved holiday event returns to usher in the start of the holiday season at the sound of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Let’s Have A Parade™! On Thursday, November 24 at 9:00 AM, the 96th edition of Macy’s iconic spectacle will bring the nation together in celebration with a dazzling lineup featuring giant character helium balloons, fantastic floats, show-stopping marching bands, high-spirited performance groups, whimsical clowns, music stars and the one-and-only Santa Claus.

The Route
There are 2.5 miles of public viewing along the NYC route this year. Macy’s is following all current city & state health & safety regulations.

Kickoff
West 77th Street & Central Park West at 9am ET.
No (or limited) public viewing here.

Central Park West
Early risers arrive starting at 6am ET on the west side of Central Park West from West 75th to West 61st Streets.
Great views can be found along this stretch.
Please note: no public viewing on Central Park West between West 59th & West 60th Streets.

Columbus Circle
The Parade turns here onto Central Park South.
No public viewing here.

Central Park South & 6th Avenue
The Parade heads south onto 6th Avenue.

6th Avenue
Great views from West 59th to West 38th Streets!
Restricted viewing
Avoid watching on 6th Avenue between West 34th & West 38th Streets & on West 34th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues. The national television broadcast limits viewing here.

Macy’s Herald Square
The Parade makes its final turn & stops in front of Macy’s Herald Square.
No public viewing here.

Visit macys.com/parade for regular updates including behind-the-scenes content, interactive historical information, educational activities, and more.

Image Credit: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

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