McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade
See giant balloons, marching bands, floats, celebrities, cultural groups and more – all at Chicago’s parade! It’s the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade on State Street, that Great Street!
On Thursday, November 24, the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade will march down State Street between Congress Parkway and Randolph Street in downtown Chicago. The Parade opens with the ever popular Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.
Featured performances include the nationally-recognized Goodman Theatre and Black Ensemble Theater, along with a number of musical groups representing the best entertainment in Chicago and across the nation. This year’s line-up will include soaring giant helium balloons, top marching bands, trotting horses and energetic dance troupes.
You can watch the Parade live on WGN 9 Chicago, WGN America or live streaming on wgntv.com from 8am to 11am CST.
Or, become an individual sponsor and get the best view of the Parade from the VIP Grandstands located in the television zone! Learn more about individual sponsorships here.