Parade Calendar of Events
America’s Thanksgiving Parade® Scheduled for Thursday,
November 27 at 9:20 a.m.
Nobble Gobble®, The Parade Company's
spectacular, black-tie fundraiser, is back this year with
all the splendor and grandeur remembered from past years,
including a midway, carnival games, live entertainment,
exquisite dining and much more! This unforgettable night
of enchantment and wonder will take place at the Michigan
State Fairgrounds on Wednesday, November 26, 2007. Check
back here for tickets prices and additional information
Call 313.432.7831 to purchase your tickets or for more information.
26th Annual Turkey Trot and The Mashed Potato Mile
Parade Company welcomes back Fifth Third Bank as the official
sponsor of the 26th Annual Turkey Trot, 2nd Annual Stuffing
Strut and the 5th Annual Mashed Potato Mile!
year, More than 7,000 runners participated in the Turkey
Trot and Stuffing Strut and more than 800 people participated
in the Mashed Potato Mile, many in colorful costumes.
- Legends and Lollipops
Thanksgiving Parade® is one of
this country’s largest and most spectacular parades!
Every November something magical happens on Detroit’s
Woodward Avenue, a holiday tradition dates back to 1924.
Since then, 82 celebrations of America’s Thanksgiving
Parade® have captured the imaginations
of millions of children and their families. It is the telling
of America’s story.
November 27, 2008, we will celebrate the success of the
great City of Detroit. Over the past decade, Detroit has
seen major transformations, new businesses, entertainments,
restaurants, sporting & cultural events, festivals,
and of course PARADES! Thousands of curbside spectators
and a parade filled with award-winning floats, helium filled
balloons, bands, celebrities and antique papier-mâché
heads combine to make this an event you won’t want
steps off at 9:20 a.m. (Woodward and Mack)
Broadcast on WDIV Channel 4 begins at 10:00 a.m.
your favorite floats and characters from America’s
Thanksgiving Parade® up close Take part in a fun day
for the whole family with face painting, games and prizes,
arts and crafts, live entertainment and delicious treats!
a visit with the jolly ol' elf himself - Santa! Children
of all ages will enjoy a visit to our studio. Be sure to
visit our store to purchase a special keepsake to cherish
forever! Tickets are on sale on this site by clicking Buy
Now for $4.00 each or $5.00 each at the door. Children 2
and under are FREE.
November 29, 2008 and Sunday, November 30, 2008 from 11
a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lovio|George|Inc. / The Parade Company
courtesy of: Lovio|George|Inc. / The Parade Company
sketch of the new float, Building a Life, sponsored by
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