Thanksgiving Day Parade
Jim Leyland may no longer be manager of the Detroit Tigers, but he picked up another high-profile position in the city.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain discusses the business behind executing large scale events like the recent July 4th fireworks, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the North American International Auto Show.
If you plan on going to the America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, there are a few no-nos you need to be aware of.
There are a lot of traditions in the Motor City, like Motown and automobiles, but two of the longest running and most enjoyable will take place on Thanksgiving day when the Lions play and the Thanksgiving Parade heads down Woodward Avenue. This is the perfect time to tailgate and enjoy the parade.
The parade will kick-off in Downtown Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 24 at 9:05 a.m., and as WWJ’s Dean Devore reports, the weather should be perfect.
The Plymouth-Canton Marching Band is seeking help from the public online to finance a trip to the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Parade Company president and CEO Tony Michaels is live on WWJ with info regarding last minute preparations for the big event.