Thanksgiving Day Parade

Ben Sharkey and Stevie Soul

Local Musicians to Perform Jazzy Holiday Classics at Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Local musicians Stevie Soul & Ben Sharkey will be serenading Detroiters tomorrow from Woodward, live at the Thanksgiving Day Parade. What’s more Detroit Proud than that?

CBS 62–11/26/2014

Parade Company float. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Parade Company Unveils New Floats For 2014 Thanksgiving Day Parade

It won’t come as a surprise when you see dancing in the streets at the Thanksgiving Day parade this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2014

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Ex-Tigers Manager Takes ‘Grand’ New Gig In Detroit

Jim Leyland may no longer be manager of the Detroit Tigers, but he picked up another high-profile position in the city.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2013

Credit: CBS 62

Michigan Matters: Special Events for 2013

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.

CBS 62–07/19/2013

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Tips: Thanksgiving Parade Mistakes To Avoid

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2012


How To Celebrate Thanksgiving With A Tailgate Party In Detroit

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.


(Credit: Flickr/Amanda Stroyer)

Forecast: Perfect Weather For America’s Thanksgiving 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2011


Plymouth-Canton Marching Band Seeking Help Online For New York Trip

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

Thanksgiving Day Parade 11/20

Parade Company president and CEO Tony Michaels is live on WWJ with info regarding last minute preparations for the big event.