America’s Thanksgiving Parade
This could be the last year for Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and fireworks display.
Fans, workers show up early for parade-day preps.
The Parade will kick-off on the corner of Woodward and Mack on Thursday, November 24 at 9:05 a.m. and end at Woodward and Congress.
With just mere hours now before the big show, the pressure is on to get the floats and hot air balloons ready for their close-ups on Thanksgiving morning.
The People Mover is offering extended operating hours on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate visitors and families attending the downtown races, parade and Lions game.
Motorists traveling to downtown Detroit on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and for America’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday, Nov. 24 also should note the following road closures.
Sponsors and media witnessed the unveiling of the new Art Van Furniture float at the Parade Company’s Detroit studio.
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