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The annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is returning Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving Day) after a year hiatus due to COVID. The parade will began at 10 am and run nearly 3-miles, stretching along Woodward Avenue. As of last week, Gardner-White and the Parade Company announced that they have extended their partnership/sponsorship of the parade through 2025. President and CEO of the Parade Company, Tony Michaels said, “We’re going to have this amazing tradition back in Detroit.”

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As you all know, the Thanksgiving Day Parade is full of live music, bands, performers, celebrities and of course large floats. Some of the acts/celebrities that we be at the Thanksgiving day parade will be cast members from the Broadway musical “The Lion King, ” who will be the opening act will be a perform, “Circle of Life.” Rachel Mac, who was a finalist on “The Voice,”  the Detroit Youth Choir, 2021 Tokyo Olympic Medalist Catie DeLoof (swimming), Amanda Chidester (softball) Katherine Nye (weightlifting), 2016 swimming medalist Michael Hixon and finally, former Detroit Lion and Hall of Famer Calvin Johnson, will all be in attendance during the parade.

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Michaels said that the theme for this years parade is “Love on Woodward.” The parade, is now celebrating its 95th year and will be broadcast on over 185 television markets across the country. As for COVID-19 safety protocols Michaels and the Parade Company are encouraging everyone who plans on attending to wear masks for everyone’s protection. He released a statement saying, “If you want to wear masks, go ahead, … We’re just keeping an eye on things.” Detroit, if you haven’t gotten you tickets please do so now as tickets are becoming limited.