Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: What Time? What TV Channel on NBC Is the Thanksgiving Parade in 2016?


Macy’s is the world’s second largest consumer of helium. During the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade there will be about 30 balloons this year.

The 90th 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 left onto Central Park South and then to a new path via 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas past 42nd Street and on to 34th Street. The Parade makes its final turn west (right) at 34th Street and ends at 7th Avenue in front of Macy’s Herald Square. Join Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie on NBC for the annual spectacular through the streets of Manhattan.

NBC Telecast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Begins at 9 AM in All Time Zones In Chicago viewers are seeing the parade events one hour after they occurred.

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

RCN CHICAGO …
NBC is Channel 05 for standard definition WMAQ-TV
NBC is CHannel 605 for High Definition WMAQ-TV

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

In other cities …

FIND MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on COMCAST in your zip code
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FIND MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on Time Warner Cable in your zip code
Time Warner Cable Channel Lineup — first time users will be prompted for zip code …

FIND MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on U-verse on AT&T U-verse
AT&T U-verse Channel Lineup — first time users will prompted for zip code


CBS2 New York: Balloon inflation underway.

The 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Lineup

12 MARCHING BANDS
The 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Marching Band Lineup

• Cary Senior High School Marching Band, Cary NC
• GREENDALE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND
• HENDRICKSON HAWK BAND – HENDRICKSON HIGH SCHOOL
• Macy’s Great American Marching Band, USA
• NYPD Marching Band, New York, NY
• Prospect Marching Knights – Prospect High School Mt Prospect, IL
• “THE PRIDE OF WEST VIRGINIA” – THE MOUNTAINEER MARCHING BAND
• WOLFPACK MARCHING BAND – JOE E. NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL

PERFORMANCE GROUPS
• National Dance Institute, New York, NY
• Kilgore Rangerettes, Kilgore, TX
• Sayat Nova,Boston, MA
• Spirit of America Cheer, United States
• Spirit of America Dance Stars, United States
• Tap Dancing Christmas Trees

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade also features 1,000 clowns.

PERFORMERS
• Aloe Blacc
• Ben Rector
• Bret Eldredge
• Chole and Halle
• Claressa Shields
• Daya
• De La Soul
• Diamante Electrico
• Easton Corbin
• Fitz and the Tantrums
• Gianfranco Iannotta
• Grace Vanderwaal
• Hannah McFadden
• Jacob Whitesides
• JohnnySwimm
• Kelsea Ballerini
• Laurie Hernandez
• Lunchmoney Lewis
• Maddie & Tae
• Michelle Carter
• Mikey Branigan
• Regina Spector
• Sarah McLachlan
• Tatyana McFadden
• The Muppets
• The radio City Rockettes
• Timeflies
• Tony Bennett

27 FLOATS
• 1-2-3 Sesame Street
• At the Ball Game
• Big Apple
• Big City Cheer!
• Casa Fresca Cafe
• The Colonel’s Road Trip to NYC
• The Cranberry Cooperative
• Discover Adventure!
• Dreamseeker by Cirque du Soleil
• Enchanting World of Lindt Chocolate
• Frozen Fall Fun
• Free to Play
• The Girl-Powered Spinning Machine
• Heartwarming Holiday Countdown
• It’s All Rock & Roll
• Mount Rushmore’s American Pride
• On the Roll Again
• Santa’s Sleigh
• Santaland Express
• Snoopy’s Doghouse
• Stirrin’ Up Sweet Sensations
• Stone Forest of Kunming, China
• Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
• Tom Turkey
• Treasure Hunt
• Winter Wonderland In Central Park
• A World at Sea

17 GIANT BALLOONS
• Angry Birds’ Red
• Charlie Brown
• Diary of a Wimpy Kid
• Dino
• The Elf on the Shelf
• Hello Kitty
• Ice Age’s Scrat and his Acorn
• Paddington
• Pikachu
• Pillsbury Doughboy
• Ronald McDonald
• Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger
• Sinclair Oil Dino
• Skylanders Eruptor
• SpongeBob SquarePants
• Thomas the Tank
• Trolls
• The parade also includes 24 novelty/ornament balloons and balloonicles.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST …
Santa Claus

 OFFICIAL WEBSITE … 

See also …
Official Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Website …

ALSO …
nbc.com/macys-thanksgiving-day-parade



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