What time does the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade start today?

Published 6:11 am Thursday, November 24, 2016

Today is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2016, and it will be live stream via YouTube today for free.

Macy’s Parade start time: It all begins at 9 a.m. eastern time in New York on 77th street at Central Park West, before winding down three hours later with Santa Claus at Macy’s Herald Square on 34th Street.

But, as for the TV time: it is from 9 a.m. to noon in all time zones. Meaning, it starts on TV at 9 a.m. eastern, and at 9 a.m. central.

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Macy’s Parade TV channel: NBC.

You can watch the parade via live stream by visit YouTube here.

The performances this year include:

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Mariah Carey, Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson, Cirque du Soleil, Daughtry, Andra Day, Andy Grammer, Sandra Lee, Shawn Mendes, MercyMe, Mipso, Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell, Jennifer Nettles, NHL legends Mark and Marty Howe, Jake Owen, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, Rachel Platten, Questlove with the cast and the Muppets of “Sesame Street,” Prince Royce, the cast of Broadway’s “School of Rock,” Trey Songz, Jordin Sparks, Chica and the gang from Sprout and Train.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.