95th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place in New York | USA Today 1

95th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place in New York | USA Today

 

The classic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been watched by millions of New York residents and millions more on television.

Broadway will be showcased with performances from musicals “Six,” “Moulin Rouge!” and “Wicked,” as well as a sneak preview of NBC’s “Annie Live!” and the Radio City Rockettes.

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40 comments

  1. It just wouldn’t be the start of Christmas season without the Macy’s day parade. It has been a part of my life for three quarters of a century. THANK YOU MACY’S AND ALL THEIR WONDERFUL EMPLOYEES.

  2. Thank you to USA TODAY for providing this live stream! I don’t have a TV and this is my only way of viewing this family tradition! Happy Thanksgiving to all your staff who sacrificed their ‘family time’ to provide this!

  3. We have to remember to support these stores like Macy’s and Barnes and Nobel that actually provide a service in the community in many ways. It’s the idea of having another place to congregate besides home and work.

    1. @Donald Ducko you are 100% correct. Still I’m just here for the sonic balloon and to see some dancing. Under the corporate hammer is some good artwork and hard working people who dont know about the ” greater system “. Use your wisdom and love them brother.

    2. @Donald Ducko You’re right about Macy’s, but it is wrong and it is business. Just because an act is within legality doesn’t mean that it isn’t wrong.

    3. even though if everybody the world work-at-home you would actually get bored always be home on time because you want to go out to someplace and enjoy your time may be till movie or or maybe bowling or dinner or shopping and it’s nice to be socially interactive but one another even though sometimes things happen but this is life but you knowyou do try to make always happy memories when you go out with your family and friends and co-workers and enjoy your life because life is short so live it take care God bless 😇😇🙏😇😇😇😇😇

  4. SO MUCH BETTER than that lame, over hosted crud on NBC with ads. This is the real parade experience! Thank you!

  5. Happy Thanksgiving! The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade always makes me happy. I used to live in New York as a kid. I remember on Thanksgiving 2005, my parents wanted to take me and my sister to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. But my sister just wouldn’t wake up so we could catch the subway to get there. So I never have gotten to see the parade in person. I do hope to someday.

  6. Love this tradition. So cool to see the 3steves from blues clue. Have a safe holidays to all !!!🍂🍂🍁🍁🦃

    1. Hahah I find this comment hilarious as there were no children allowed in the parade this year. Shame on NEW YORK

    2. @Diana Nicole yes. I know a guy that was a balloon handler. He VOLUNTEERS every year. He wanted his 12 year old to be in it and she wants too. He was informed that no kids under 12 would be allowed due to not being jabbed. Look at the Sesame Street float. ZERO kids.

      No kids anywhere. What a damn shame as kids are the reason for parades.

    3. They bring back a 90s set up of a parade. I haven’t seen anything like this in over 20 years in my opinion. They came through with Grimace and Hamburglar I haven’t seen that since 1990s which’s was part of McDonald’s from 1970s-1990s. 👀😱 dragon ball z like what ?

  7. First year im not at home watching the parade with my sisters while my mom starts all the cooking. I miss home. Thank you for streaming this and allowing me to keep at least something.

    1. Same- my first Thanksgiving away from home, too far to travel back, missing watching the parade with my sisters while my mom and dad cook. I take some comfort in missing them (I know I only miss them because we love each other so much) but it’s still a heavy feeling.

  8. Well done coverage USA Today! It was just like being there in person—very enjoyable. So much better than the obnoxious NBC broadcast.

  9. This is very cool. I love to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! I like to watch it every year. And my elf sometimes watches me. But the exciting part is the Elf on the Shelf is in the Parade. How cool is that!

  10. Thank you to Macys and everyone who made this possible. It made my Thanksgiving very special. So appreciated! I loved baby Yoda! My new favorite, after Santa and his sleigh. Great job ! Hope is back !

  11. Love watching these Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades! These parades are so beautiful and fun to watch!
    Hope everyone stays safe and Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

  12. I’ve never watched a “Thanksgiving Parade” before . I still could sit thru all of this 🤦🏿‍♂️ but I made it to 9:30! This made me smile 💙💙 Glad I was able to hear this amazing band!

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