The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2021 is on Thursday 25th November from 9 a.m. to noon EST. Last year's festival was made for TV just, yet the current year's motorcade will incorporate around 8,000 marchers through the roads of Manhattan
If you don’t have cable, you can watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade online on your smart TV, smartphone, tablet or another device with a subscription to select on-demand video streaming platforms with access to NBC.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021 Live Stream
New York more than probably anywhere else in the world know how to make a big deal of a parade, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is a huge event even by NYC standards.
The NBC and Peacock aren't accessible wherever doesn't mean you want to miss the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade assuming you're away from home. Watching alongside the remainder of the web can be really simple.
How To watch Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021 Online TV Channel
NBC live stream: There is also free online coverage being provided this year by Verizon with a 360 degree livestream channel on Youtube - this does appear to only be available for US viewers though:
360 degree livestream: Another option which is frequently underrated is to check out some of the many live webcam views from across the city - there are several positioned at key points on the parade route which make it possible to tune in live to see what's going on throughout the day - check out this excellent map to find the best cameras along the route:
New York webcams: My personal favourite is the Earthcam positioned at Columbus Circle, which is actually a live streaming cam so you can watch the parade go by in real time.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021 Lineup
There's a blend of old top choices and some new characters showing up at the Macy's procession this year. Showing up at the motorcade will be:
Giant Balloons inlcuding: Astronaut Snoopy, The Boss Baby, Spongebob Squarepants and Gary, Red Titan from Ryan's World, Sinclair's Dino, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Heritage Balloons, The Nutcracker and Santa Starflakes.
Floats include: 1-2-3 Sesame Street, Big Turkey Spectacular, Big City Cheer!, Fantasy Chocolate Factory, Macy's Singing Christmas Tree, Mount Rushmore's American Pride, Santa's Sleigh, Snoopy's Doghouse
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021 Route and Schedule
The parade starts at 9am and lasts around 3 hours in total - it follows the usual, straightforward route:
Start at 77th Street and Central Park West
Down Central Park West to Columbus Circle
Along Central Park South to 6th Avenue
Down 6th to 34th Street
Along 34th to finish in front of Macy's Herald Square, usually by around midday