Calendar of Events
The Parade Company
Hob 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 November 22, 2006 from 6-10 p.m .and will
feature a live performance by R&B artist, Cassie! Tickets
are $200 each for child tickets, $350 each for Benefit tickets,
$500 each for Patron tickets and $1000 each for SuperStar tickets.
You won't want to miss this! Call
313.923.7400 to purchase your tickets today!
24th Annual Turkey Trot and The Mashed Potato Mile
The Parade Company welcomes back Fifth Third Bank as the official
sponsor of the 24th
Annual Turkey Trot and the 4th Annual Mashed Potato Mile!
Visit our newly expanded Turkey Trot section for online
Last year, More than 800 people participated in the Mashed Potato
Mile, a one mile run/walk leading up to Michigan's largest 10K
run - and "the tradition before the tradition" - the
Turkey Trot, in which more than 5,000 runners participated.
America's Thanksgiving Parade®
Join more than one million spectators curbside on Woodward Avenue
and more than 102 million households nationwide this Thanksgiving
morning as Detroit's most cherished holiday tradition, America's
Thanksgiving Parade®, celebrates 80 years of Parade tradition.
America's Thanksgiving Parade®, one of the country's most
celebrated parades, will have more than 75 Parade units including
floats, inflatables, marching bands, clowns, specialty acts,
celebrities and The Parade Company's own Distinguished Clown
The 2006 America's Thanksgiving Parade® takes place on Thursday,
November 23, 2006! Find
out about tickets now!
Holidays on Parade
Take a geewhizical journey into Holidays on Parade where the
joy and magic of America's Thanksgiving Parade® continues!
Spend an afternoon at the Michigan State Fairgrounds in Detroit
and experience a wonderland of larger-than-life floats featured
in this year's Parade. It's fun for the whole family with face
painting, games and prizes, arts and crafts, live entertainment,
delicious treats, rides and games! Best of all - explore and
photograph your favorite floats up close and personal!
And visit the jolly ol' elf himself - Santa! Children of all
ages can visit and purchase a special keepsake to cherish forever!
Admission is $5 per person (2 and under are free)
Friday, November 24 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 25 - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 26 - 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
BY JASON RZUCIDLO / AMERICAJR.com
Johnny Appleseed Balloon makes it's way down Woodward Ave.
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