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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York City, NY

This year marks the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. The three hour, world famous parade takes place in downtown Manhattan flashing it's elaborate balloons and floats for the entire city to see. Although, it's not only New Yorkers who catch sight of the excitement. This American tradition makes its way to living rooms across the country while families prepare their Thanksgiving feasts or gather around the TV to see their favorite character float by. However, along with the parade comes major traffic and road closures. Waze maps have been updated with the most significant road closures and will be constantly updated with real-time hazards.

Planned closures