The iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is back to kick off the holiday season with its usual pomp and circumstance. This beloved tradition airs on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd, featuring Broadway musicals, larger-than-life balloons, floats, and more. Read on for how to watch the 2023 parade on TV or stream it online.
The 97th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade steps off at 9 AM from the streets of Manhattan in New York City. The three-hour event concludes at noon and will be broadcast live across the country on NBC.
You can also live stream the parade on Peacock. NBC’s streaming platform offers access and viewing flexibility – perfect if you’re on the go or prefer watching online.
What to Expect
This year’s parade promises non-stop entertainment for the whole family including:
- Performances from hit Broadway shows like & Juliet, Back to the Future: The Musical, and Spamalot
- Music from chart-topping stars like Cher, Pentatonix, and Brandy
- The iconic Radio City Rockettes
- Balloons and floats inspired by beloved characters
- Marching bands, acrobats, dancers, and more
How to Watch the Parade
On TV: Tune into NBC from 9 AM to 12 PM in all time zones on Thanksgiving Day. Watch the parade in real-time as it marches down the streets of New York City.
Online: Stream the parade live or on-demand on Peacock. Sign up for a free or premium account to access the broadcast.
Get Into the Holiday Spirit
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is the perfect way to celebrate the start of the holiday season with family and friends. Join the festive atmosphere from wherever you are – whether bundled up to see the balloons in person or cozy on the couch. With multiple viewing options, you can stream the magic online or watch on NBC.
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