NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade Package

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This November 28th, a beloved American tradition will grace the streets of New York City. The 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begins promptly at 9am, and makes it way throughout the downtown are of city until noon. The parade offers a stunning celebration filled with musical performances, dancing, and memorable floats. Feast your eyes upon the main attractions – dozens of massive balloons in the form of some of the most recognizable faces from pop culture! Here are a few tips for the best Thanksgiving Day Parade Experience: For the best possible experience, arrive early to stake out a spot along the parade route -  Macy's recommends between 61st and 72nd on Central Park West as the best place to watch the parade. Use the restroom before you arrive – there are no … [Read more...]

How to See the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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As November flies by, every day brings us closer and closer to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, America’s favorite holiday event and New York City’s crown jewel. Each day, we’re discovering new additions to the line-up. Most recently, Macy’s has announced the additions of Ariana Grande, Fall Out Boy, Florida Georgia Line, A&E’s Duck Dynasty, and Jimmy Fallon and the Roots—and that’s just the beginning! So, you know the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is going to be the event of a lifetime. Now you’re probably thinking, “Okay, but how do I get in on this festive affair?” There are many ways to view the Parade, whether you want to throw down the big bucks or stand on the sidelines for free. Whatever you do, you can still save on New York … [Read more...]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013

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November is officially underway, and with Halloween behind us, it’s time to look forward to the upcoming holiday season. There’s no event in the United States more synonymous with the start of the holiday season than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In its 87th year, the parade returns to Manhattan’s Upper West Side on November 28th (Thanksgiving Day, of course) for a celebratory seasonal kick-off featuring giant balloon characters, elaborate floats, talented marching bands, celebrity appearances, and festive performances. If you have the chance to join the three million spectators that turn out for the parade each year, don’t miss the opportunity for this one-of-a-kind experience. After all, it’s one of the most iconic New York attractions you’ll ever witness! If a … [Read more...]

Top New York City Family Holiday Attractions

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Not only is the long weekend following Thanksgiving a great opportunity for a mini-family vacation, it also marks the beginning of the long, joyous holiday season leading up to Christmas. Start the season off right with a fun family getaway to New York City, home of America's most beloved Thanksgiving Day event as well as a plethora of world-class New York City family attractions to fill up your itinerary. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade The Macy’s Day Parade is one of the most famous televised events in the country, drawing more than 3.5 million spectators along the parade route and another 50 million who view the procession from their television sets. It’s a truly quintessential Thanksgiving Day tradition, and sharing the experience with your family live in New York City is … [Read more...]