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Parade Info

2016

America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van

 

America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van is one of the country’s largest and most spectacular Parades in the United States! Every November something magical happens on Detroit’s historic Woodward Avenue, a holiday tradition that dates back to 1924. This year, we are celebrating 90 Years Together full of sparkles and magic that have captured the imaginations of millions of children and their families.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Parade spectators line historic Woodward Avenue Thanksgiving morning to watch the larger than life floats, colorful helium-filled balloons, thunderous marching bands, and exciting specialty acts! The Parade is televised live locally on WDIV-TV, Local 4 with a syndicated national potential reach of over 65 million households! Radio coverage provided by WJR AM 760 with a listener reach of over 400,000!

Check back in November for our current Syndication Listing

Join us Thursday, November 24, 2016, as the Parade steps off at 8:50 a.m. at Kirby and Woodward and goes live on TV at 10 a.m. at Grand River and Woodward!

 

Parade Applications are now available for the 2016 America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van!

Haven’t you always dreamed of being a part of the magic and tradition of The Parade? Well now is your chance to shine! Each year hundreds of thousands of Parade spectators line historic Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning to watch the larger-than-life floats, colorful, high-flying balloons, thunderous marching bands and unique performance acts. We invite you to apply to be a part of the magic!

Download the Dance Application 2016 here!

Download the Equestrian Application 2016 here!

Download the Marching Band Application 2016 here!