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The Best Thanksgiving Parades

Posted on: November 23rd, 2016 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service No Comments

With Thanksgiving, just a couple days away millions of people have started making plans for large family gatherings to enjoy the events scene.

Held in multiple cities, Thanksgiving Day Parades, a  long-standing tradition throughout the country are a celebration unlike any other.

Enjoyed by adults and children alike, Thanksgiving Parades are a wonderful celebratory event.

If you are planning to enjoy a parade this year, it is important to spend time finding the best routes for viewing purposes. You’ve round up a few of the best Thanksgiving Parades across the country.

McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—Chicago, Illinois

Right in our city, an incredible Thanksgiving Day parade is scheduled for 24 Nov. 2016, at 8:00. With opening performances in front of the Macy’s building, making its way to Congress Parkway and Randolph Street, the parade,  now in its 83rd-year brings Santa Claus, Ronald McDonald and a cast of thousands!  Also, the show features marching bands, gigantic inflatable helium balloons, very talented entertainers, decorative floats dispensing holiday cheer and so much more.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—New York City

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is the biggest and most famous of all parades. The 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begins at 9 am and it travels along the Manhattan streets with giant balloons, floats, cheerleaders, clowns, marching bands, celebs and a lot of surprises.

6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is the is the longest standing in the country and real tradition. Now in its 97th year, the annual Thanksgiving Day parade it’s an extravaganza like few others and this year promises a visual feast. The 1.4-mile parade route takes off from 20th and JFK, making its way down to Ben Franklin Parkway all the way to the Art Museum.

America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—Detroit, Michigan

When in Detroit over the Thanksgiving Day holiday, make sure you catch this parade. As the third-oldest parade in the country, following Macy’s, this parade draws thousands of people, who brave the chilly air to see talented marching bands, beautiful floats, festive clowns, and spirited dance groups as they make their way down Woodward Avenue.


Make sure you book professional Transportation

Regardless of which city you plan to visit this year for the Thanksgiving Day parade, the easiest, most convenient, and safest mode of transportation is  Limo Service Chicago.

If you plan to be in Chicago, Pontarelli Worldwide Ground Transportation is an exceptional choice that offers superior service. Book now.

Happy Thanksgiving from Pontarelli Chicago!


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