The Macy's Thanksgiving celebration is back for its 97th year. Here's how to watch the parade.
From Broadway performances to marching bands and the famous Radio City Rockettes, the annual celebration that marches through the streets of New York City is back for the 97th consecutive year on November 23. The parade airs on NBC from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in all time zones.
If you're one of the many who have forgone traditional TV plans in the streaming era, don't fret: You can still watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on streaming services that carry NBC, such as Peacock and Hulu+ Live TV. For more information on this year's spectacle full of magic and wonder, here's everything you need to know about watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade online.
How do I watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2023 online?
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is being broadcast on NBC from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. local time on Thursday, November 23.
If you've cut the cord, you can stream the parade on Peacock. Another alternative for watching the 2023 parade is via a live TV streaming service like Hulu+ Live TV, FuboTV or Sling TV. Don't have a subscription to one yet? Sign up below.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Peacock
For just $5.99/month, you can stream everything from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to live sports and your favorite NBC network shows.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Hulu + Live TV
For an all-inclusive live TV service, Hulu+ offers access to 75+ live TV channels — including NBC to watch the parade in most areas. Subscribers also gain access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu's entire catalog of movies and shows.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on FuboTV
FuboTV's Pro Plan gives users access to 182 channels, including NBC (where the parade will air).
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Sling TV
With Sling TV's Blue Plan, users get live streams of popular news channels like NBC, Fox and ABC, along with 39 other stations.
Who is performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Cher, Brandy, Jon Batiste, Ashley Park, Pentatonix, David Foster and Katherine McPhee, Jessie James Decker, En Vogue and Alex Smith are just a few of the talented artists set to perform during the parade.
What balloons and floats will be at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Fans can enjoy 25 balloons at the parade with seven new additions. Some of the ginormous balloons include Spongebob Squarepants and Gary, Stuart the Minion, The Pillsbury Dough Boy, Grogu, Bluey and Beagle Scout Snoopy.
This year there will be 31 different floats. Some of the floats include Tom Turkey, Santa's Sleigh, Winter Dragon, Pinkfong Baby Shark and 1-2-3 Sesame Street.