Check out major holiday happenings for 2018, beginning with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC television beginning at 9AM ET on Thursday, November 22.
Joining the big holiday festivities at the parade this year will be the traditional bevy of stars from the world of rock, rap, and country music, along with excerpts from live Broadway productions scheduled for the 92nd annual parade.
As always, look for a world class performance by the Radio City Rockettes, and of course, a special appearance by the one and only Santa Claus!
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 2018 National Dog Show beginning right after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC.
And for diehard football fans, the NFL Thanksgiving Day football games includes this year's top teams squaring-off around noon, and continuing well after the coffee and pumpkin pie ....
More about Thanksgiving Day parades & events around the Web:
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - 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.