Joining the big holiday festivities at the parade will be the traditional bevy of stars from the world of rock, rap, and country music, along with excerpts from live Broadway productions scheduled this year for the 94th annual parade.
As always, audiences can also expect a world class performance by the Radio City Rockettes, and a special appearance by the one and only Santa Claus! Meanwhile, keep it here for complete updates as the parade entertainment lineup is announced in November.
What else is happening on Thanksgiving Day 2021
Just up ahead, take an online tour of what else is going on - coast to coast - with times and locations of this year's big Thanksgiving Day events. If you're staying at home to watch on TV, also be sure to stick around for the annual 2021 National Dog Show beginning right after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC.
More about Thanksgiving Day parades & events around the Web:
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021 - The one that started
it all, with details on New York parade history and info on the traditional
helium balloon extravaganza, the full parade route, celebrity floats, marching bands,
maps and best viewing locations, interactive online games
Parade Detroit hosts one of the country's oldest parades, starting on Woodward Avenue and Mack, and ending at Woodward Avenue and Congress.
The Massachusetts living history museum re-creates Thanksgiving
with authentic 1627 theme dining and other activities. New
England Thanksgiving and Victorian Thanksgiving dinners feature
period food, table manners and customs.
Sturbridge Village - Lots of activities throughout
the month, with Thanksgiving Day events at this Western Massachusetts
living history museum, including a re-created Meetinghouse
service, a musket shoot, and storytelling.