Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Live Stream (1/25): How to Watch Online, TV, Time


Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Parade returns on Thursday, November 25, and the event will air on Paramount +, fuboTV and Peacock.

The official start of the holiday season is back after a year to downsize the parade due to the COVID pandemic.

“It’s back, and we’re excited to bring it back to the streets of New York City in its full form, the way audiences have come to know and love us,” said runway executive producer Will. Coss in a statement. “It will be a celebration of the spectacle, a celebration of the performance, a celebration of culture, a celebration of love. It’s going to be a really exciting day, and we’re really excited to have the opportunity to bring it back in its true form.

The three-hour show, hosted by Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker.

The first Thanksgiving Day Parade debuted in 1925. According to the company website, Macy’s has always been committed to giving back to the community through various charities, organizations and events. The Macy’s Day Parade marks its “biggest volunteer event, with over 4,500 dedicated volunteers bringing the parade to life each year.”

When is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade?

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is scheduled for Thursday, November 25 at 8 a.m. (9 a.m. ET). The three-hour show will also be rebroadcast from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET).

Will the parade be broadcast live?

Paramount + will air the parade and feature over 20,000 episodes and films from the ViacomCBS family, which includes CBS, Comedy Central, BET, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and more.

There are two levels for the streaming service. For $ 5.99 per month (or $ 59.99 per year), you get limited ads. For $ 9.99 per month (or $ 99.99 per year), there is no advertising. However, Paramount + does offer a one-month free trial. Offers end November 29.

The parade will also be broadcast live on fuboTV, which offers a 7-day free trial. The most basic package is the “fubo standard” package, which includes over 100 channels for $ 64.99 per month. Like all cord cutting alternatives, there are plenty of options, especially for sports.

Peacock is the place to be for NBCUniversal content and has an archive of NBC comedies and dramas, live sports, Universal Studios movies, and original new content.

  • Free Peacock TV: As the name suggests, this is a free service. There are advertisements and you have access to a limited library or archive.
  • Peacock Premium with ads: For $ 4.99 per month or $ 50 per year, this plan gives users full access to Peacock TV content with commercial breaks.
  • Peacock Premium ad-free: For $ 9.99 per month or $ 100 per year. This paid plan gives users full access to Peacock TV content without ads

Which television channel will broadcast the parade?

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade will air on NBC.

Who performs at the parade?

Featured artists include Carrie Underwood, Kim Petras, Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Busy Philipps, Chris Lane, Andy Grammer, Nelly, Kelly Rowland and the cast of Peacock’s “Girls5eva”.

The performances of the Big Apple Circus and the Radio City Rockettes will return to the streets. Hit Broadway shows such as “SIX, Moulin Rouge!” »And« Wicked »join them.

The official parade website has a full list of performers.

What are the new balloons at the parade?

Fan favorites Snoopy, SpongeBob SquarePants and Pillsbury Doughboy are back, but there will be four new balloons this year. The first is Baby Yoda from “The Mandalorian”. The second features both Pikachu and Eevee in honor of Pokemon’s 25th anniversary.

The third new balloon is a giant Ada Twist from the book and Netflix series “Ada Twist, Scientist”.

A new version of McDonald’s Ronald McDonald will join the balloon parade.

What are the new floats in the parade?

There will be six new floats, including a Heinz Gravy Pirate “floalloonicle” boat, which is partly float and partly “balloonicle”.

There will be NBC’s Peacock Float, in honor of their streaming platform, Peacock.

A new Mardi Gras float joins the scene, as does the Kalahari float featuring a family of elephants designed by a South African artist.


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