Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: What Time? What TV Channel on NBC

 2015 MACY’S PARADE UPDATE … 

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: What Time? What TV Channel on NBC Is the Thanksgiving Parade in 2015?

Macy’s Day Parade Brings Cheer to Storm-Hit NYC — The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York is putting a festive mood in the air in a city still coping with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

The 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade steps off at 77th Street and Central Park West in New York City at 9:00 a.m. EST. The parade proceeds to Columbus Circle, turns onto Central Park South and then to a new path via 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas to 34th Street. The Parade makes its final turn west at 34th Street and ends at 7th Avenue in front of Macy’s Herald Square.

NBC Telecast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Begins at 9 AM in All Time Zones

In Arlington Heights on Comcast …
NBC is Channel 05 for standard definition WMAQ-TV
NBC is Channel 188 HD for High Definition WMAQ-TV

In Arlington Heights on WOW! Internet and Cable TV …
NBC is Channel 05 for standard definition WMAQ-TV
NBC is Channel 203 HD for High Definition WMAQ-TV

In Arlington Heights on AT&T U-verse …
NBC is Channel 05 for standard definition WMAQ-TV
NBC is CHannel 1005 for High Definition WMAQ-TV

WMAQ-TV over the air channel is 5.1, digital is 29.

In other cities …

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The 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Lineup

The 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Marching Band Lineup
12 MARCHING BANDS
• Banda Musical Delfines, Veracruz, Mexico
• Father Ryan High School, Nashville, TN
• Kenton Ridge High School, Springfield, OH
• Macy’s Great American Marching Band, United States
• Niceville High School, Niceville, FL
• North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
• NYPD Marching Band, New York, NY
• Oak Ridge High School, Conroe, TX
• Saratoga High School, Saratoga, CA
• United States Air Force Band & Honor Guard, Washington, DC
• University of Louisiana Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
• Wyoming All-State Marching Band, Wyoming

PERFORMANCE GROUPS
• Fred Hill Briefcase Drill Team, Plymouth, MI
• Heartland Hoedowners, Elkhorn, NE
• The King Charles Unicycle Troupe, Bronx, NY
• Spangles Dance Company, New York, NY
• Spirit of America Dance, United States
• The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees, Oakland, CA
• Stagedoor Manor, United States
• Texas State University Strutters, San Marcos, TX
• Varsity Spirit Cheer, United States
• The parade also features 900 clowns.

CELEBRITIES
• Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
• Trace Adkins
• Big Apple Circus
• Chica and the gang from Sprout
• Colbie Caillat
• Rachel Crow
• Thirza Defoe
• Jimmy Fallon & The Roots
• Flo Rida
• Whoopi Goldberg
• Chris Isaak
• Carly Rae Jepsen
• Karmin
• Kidz Bop
• Christian Laettner
• Sandra Lee
• Mannheim Steamroller
• Jennette McCurdy
• Don McLean
• Megan & Liz
• Miss USA 2012 Olivia Culpo
• The Muppets and cast of Sesame Street
• Neon Trees
• Power Rangers Megaforce
• Cody Simpson
• U.S. Olympic Gold Medalists – Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber
• The Wanted
• Food Network’s Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

28 FLOATS
• 1-2-3 Sesame Street
• Big Apple
• Bridge To The Future
• Daytime, Play Time, Night Time Too…
• Dora’s Christmas Carol Adventure
• Elves Raise the Roof
• Gift of Freedom
• Goldfish on Parade
• Home Baked Goodness
• International Cele-bear-ation Clock Tower
• Jolly Polly Pirate Ship
• Marion-Carole Showboat
• Mount Rushmore’s American Pride
• Music is Our Life
• On the Roll Again
• Pep Rally
• Santa’s Sleigh
• 75 Years of March Madness
• The Smurfs
• Snoopy’s Doghouse
• Stirrin’ Up Sweet Sensations
• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
• Tom Turkey
• True Spirit of Thanksgiving
• Uncle Sam’s Top Hat
• Winter Wonderland In Central Park
• Woodland Family Gathering
• Zhu-niverse

16 GIANT BALLOONS
• Buzz Lightyear
• Charlie Brown
• Diary of a Wimpy Kid
• The Elf on the Shelf
• Hello Kitty
• Julius
• Kermit the Frog
• Kung Fu Panda
• Papa Smurf
• Pikachu
• Pillsbury Doughboy
• Ronald McDonald
• Sailor Mickey
• Sonic the Hedgehog
• Spider-Man
• SpongeBob SquarePants
• The parade also boasts 40 novelty/ornament balloons and balloonicles, ranging in size from 12 to 25 feet tall.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST …
Santa Claus