A holiday tradition, the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held the morning of Thanksgiving, Nov. 22. Known for its larger-than-life parade float ideas, the world-famous procession kicks off at 9 a.m. sharp in New York City. Creating a truly fantastic parade float is never cheap or easy, but you won't believe the preparations that go into this annual event. Find out how much each float costs and other expenses associated with this spectacular Thanksgiving Day tradition Total costs for the Macy's parade average between $11.6 million and $13.4 million Annual costs for parade float supplies, float decorations, property taxes and staff salaries total $2.7 million to $4.5 million. The sheer magnitude of the Macy's parade is overwhelming, and so are the assets associated with the event. Macy's also has its own studio space and a massive supply of costumes to prepare for the parade. Those assets are worth $8.9 million. Combine the parade's total annual … [Read more...] about How much does a float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade cost?
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Like turkey for dinner, watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual tradition for many families. The 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off at 9 a.m. Eastern this Thursday. How to watch the 2018 Thanksgiving Day parade What: 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Start time: 9:00 a.m. ET On TV: Your local CBS station or NBC station Online stream: Watch on fuboTV, Start a free trial Thanksgiving parade route The annual parade through Midtown Manhattan starts at West 77th Street & Central Park West. It marches south along Central Park West to Columbus Circle. From there, it travels east two blocks along Central Parth South (59th Street) to 6th Avenue where it again heads south toward Herald Square. The parade turns west on 34th Street and finishes in front of Macy's Herald Square. Thanksgiving Day parade performances for 2018 The list of stars performing atop the parade floats this year include: Ally Brooke, Anika Noni Rose … [Read more...] about How to watch the 2018 Thanksgiving Day parade
There's something truly magical about watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Why else would it draw millions of watchers to the 2.5-mile-long parade route, and millions more to their TV sets at home? Maybe it’s the celebrities waving on floats, or the Broadway performances, or the balloons fashioned after cartoon characters, lovable and gargantuan and looming high above you. Heading to the parade route this year? Lucky you. Morning temperatures in the Big Apple are expected to be well below freezing, with possible “cold winds gusting past 40 mph.” For everyone else, there's another option. Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in your own home, under your own blankets, with all the glory, and none of the freezing wind. Here's how to stream it. Parade Time The 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade airs on Thanksgiving Day. Obviously. That’s Thursday, November 22. The parade kicks off at 9 am Eastern and runs until noon. NBC’s … [Read more...] about How to Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Fred Astaire Dance Studio performers to represent Houston during famous Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York By Amber Elliott Published 10:58 am CST, Friday, November 9, 2018 Husband and wife duo Faith Pangea and Richard Kaszas Husband and wife duo Faith Pangea and Richard Kaszas Photo: TK Stephanie Schlueter, owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio corrects the head position of instructor Amber Osborn as she dances with Jhondarr Lopez, both of The Woodlands, during a training session at the dance studio. less Stephanie Schlueter, owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio corrects the head position of instructor Amber Osborn as she dances with Jhondarr Lopez, both of The Woodlands, during a training session at the dance ... more Photo: Z-David Hopper Stephanie Schlueter, owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, watches dance instructors Skylor … [Read more...] about Local dancers to perform during 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
By Matt Young Published 11:57 am CDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 PHOTOS: History of Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade The Astros' Jose Altuve and the Rockets' James Harden will serve as Grand Marshals for the 2018 H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade. Browse through the photos above for a look at Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade through the years ... less PHOTOS: History of Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade The Astros' Jose Altuve and the Rockets' James Harden will serve as Grand Marshals for the 2018 H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade. Browse through the photos ... more Photo: Getty Images 1952 |Penguin and pals at the Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 1952 | Penguin and pals at the Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo: Chronicle File 1956 |Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1956 | Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parade … [Read more...] about Jose Altuve, James Harden will be Thanksgiving Day Parade Grand Marshals