Every November, the world’s most famous parade, the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, draws thousands of spectators to New York. For you, that means balloons, floats, clowns, marching bands, cheerleaders, celebrities, and most of all, finally ringing in the holiday season!
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019 Location
The Parade begins at 77th Street & Central Park West at 9 am. The Parade will march south on Central Park West.
At Columbus Circle, the Parade will then turn EAST onto Central Park South instead of heading down Broadway. When the Parade reaches 6th Avenue, it turns south to 34th Street. At 34th Street it heads west to Macy’s Herald Square and ends at 34th Street and Seventh Avenue at around noon.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019 Live Stream Info
Best Streaming option For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019 Live Stream. New York’s Thanksgiving Parade is one of the best-attended events worldwide and attracts thousands of visitors. To claim the best views, you will need to be willing to wake up early and wait in the cold. Streets start to fill up as early as 6 am. How crowded it gets also depends on the weather. Last year’s parade seemed less crowded due to the extremely low temperatures that day. I would recommend getting there no later than 7 am for the best experience.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route 2019
As usual, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route leads you from Uptown Manhattan down to Midtown Manhattan. Starting at West 77th Street & Central Park West, it will travel towards Columbus Circle and then head straight down 6th Ave all the way to Macy’s flagship store at Herald Square. In sum, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route is 3 miles long and takes 3 hours to walk! To visualize the Thanksgiving Parade route for you, we’ve created a map: