Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022 had been all fun and massive

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade- A happy thanksgiving parade by Mariah Carey

Lift your spirits high like an iconic character balloon over Central Park West, dance with the New York City Rockettes, and see the newest-themed floats crisscrossing 34th Street during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade will follow its customary two-and-a-half-mile route, beginning from the traditional starting line at 77th Street and Central Park West. 

Thousands showed up on Thursday to line Manhattan streets along the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route, experiencing the wonders in person, while millions more were watching from their homes from every corner of the nation and globe.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began at 77th Street and Central Park West at 9 am Thanksgiving Day, following the Parade route from Central Park West to Columbus Circle, turning east on Central Park South, traveling south along Sixth Avenue, then turning west on 34th Street, ending on 7th Avenue in front of Macy’s Herald Square. The Commemorative Parade then took its final turn at 34th Street and go west, where it ended at Seventh Avenue in front of Macy’s Herald Square.

Tune in on NBC Thanksgiving Morning or on the Official Peacock site to experience New York’s festive magic right in your living room. Every year since 1948, NBC has aired New Yorkers Parade live on television. More than 3.5 million people in New York City, and over 50 million viewers at home, usually view the parade, which employs 5,000 volunteers to bring the spectacle to life. 

The Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade features a grandiose display of larger-than-life balloons, marching bands, floats, performances by Broadway and celebrities, clowns, as well as Radio City’s famed Rockettes. The 2022 edition of the annual event featured more than 5,000 volunteers, 16 giant balloons, 28 floats, over 700 clowns, 12 marching bands, 10 performance groups, and an array of musical stars. 

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The overall celebration was a massive hit with bustling people all around enjoying their quality time this Thanksgiving. With all the enjoyment well organized, there is also an upcoming “Merry Christmas to all!” program on at December 20 for this year’s Christmas Special by Mariah Carey.