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How to See the 2019 NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade

NYCVP Thanksgiving Parade
Our array of Thanksgiving Parade route and area hotels, viewing options, holiday meals, tours and activities give you a unique opportunity to enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Parade the way you want to - comfortably!
NYCVP Thanksgiving Vacation Options Including Hotel Accommodations

Macy's Parade
VALUE  - Just have a few days and want to make the most of your limited time?

HOLIDAY - Stay for 4 nights or longer... and that means lower hotel rates!
Best of Thanksgiving Getaway -
Accommodations + Balloon Inflation Tour, The RIDE, Thanksgiving Breakfast, Deluxe Turkey Dinner & Holiday Lights Tour
2019 Arrivals November 26 or 27 for 2-nights or longer.

Thanksgiving 2-night Stay-Cation - Accommodations + Balloon Inflation Tour, Thanksgiving Breakfast and Turkey Buffet Dinner.
Arrivals for 2-nights or longer.

Thanksgiving ala carte - Choose your accommodations and Thanksgiving Holiday options to customize the perfect vacation to start the holiday season.
Arrivals any day for 4-nights or longer.


2019 Thanksgiving Customized Parade Vacation - Choose your accommodations and add Thanksgiving Holiday options like our popular Balloon Inflation Tour,. Thanksgiving breakfasts, Turkey dinner, Holiday Lights tour of the City's fabulous window displays, Breakfast with Santa, Christmas Markets Shopping Tour, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Broadway shows. Select as much or as little as you'd like to customize your holiday vacation.
Arrivals any day for 4-nights or longer.
Parade View Rooms
Accommodations in a suite at the Residence Inn Times Square to watch the Thanksgiving Parade from your room. Skyview Parade View suites are available at the Residence Inn Times Square so you can watch the  Thanksgiving Day Parade right from your room above 6th Avenue. This vacation includes full hot breakfast daily.
2019 Arrivals for 4-nights or longer.

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Hilton Thanksgiving Party

 Macy's Parade
MEMORIES - Exclusive parade viewing parties for a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

ALL-INCLUSIVE - Hosted & escorted vacation including tours, shows & most meals!
2019 VIP Parade Viewing Party at New York Hilton Midtown NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019
- 4 nights accommodations right on the parade route plus an exclusive OUTDOOR viewing of the famous parade!
2019 Arrivals Nov. 24, 25, 26 or 27 for 4-nights or longer.
2019 Parade Party at Gotham Hall
A true celebration of style, history and location welcomes you to a Parade experience that will be as awe-inspiring as it will be fun!
2019 Parade Party at Del Frisco's Steak House
NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019 - 4-nights accommodations plus an exclusive INDOOR PARTY on the 6th Ave. parade route to watch the Thanksgiving parade.
2019 Arrivals for 4-nights or longer.

2019 Parade Party at Residence Inn Times Square
NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019  4-nights accommodations in a suite plus an exclusive 3rd floor INDOOR PARTY on the 6th Ave. route to watch the Thanksgiving parade.
2019 Arrivals
for 4-nights or longer.
2019 Thanksgiving Parade Party at Columbus Circle
-nights accommodations plus an exclusive INDOOR PARTY at Columbus Circle to watch the Thanksgiving parade.
Outdoor viewing available!
4-nights or longer .
Hosted Thanksgiving Week Vacation - All the excitement of the Thanksgiving holiday in New York City plus special events, Broadway, sightseeing - hosted and escorted throughout!
All this and more -- 
  • Accommodations for 4 nights at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
  • Motorcoach Tour of the Upper West Side and Balloon Inflation Area
  • Tour of the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan
  • Motorcoach Tour of the Holiday Window Displays
  • All admission fees
  • 2 Breakfasts including a pre-parade breakfast, 1 Lunch and 3 Dinners including a Deluxe Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner
  • Broadway show and Radio City Christmas Spectacular
  • All taxes on included items and gratuities at all meals
  • Services of a Tour Host from Wednesday morning through Friday evening
    2019 Arrival November 26 for 4-nights.
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    Thanksgiving Holiday Options
        Balloon Inflation Tour
    Thanksgiving Parade Party at Gotham Hall - Gotham Hall is located just 2 blocks from Macy's. After a sumptuous breakfast buffet, just step outside right onto the 6th Avenue sidewalk to watch the balloons, bands and floats pass by you. It's an experience like no other!
    2019 Wednesday Balloon Inflation Tour - Tour the Parade Balloon Inflation Staging area before the Thanksgiving Day parade! 11:30am departure.

    Stay Warm Breakfast  
    Dinner and All the Trimmings
    Thursday "Stay Warm" Thanksgiving Breakfast - Breakfast at 8am, then full use of the venue for the duration of the parade just 1/2 block away (no view from inside).
      Dinner and All the Trimmings - A delicious turkey dinner buffet in a convenient Midtown Manhattan location - your choice of 2 afternoon/evening seatings: 4pm or 6pm
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    Holiday Lights Tour
      Christmas Markets Shopping Tour
    2019 Holiday Lights Motorcoach Sightseeing Tour - On this guided and narrated tour you'll visit the City's famous department store displays and holiday decorations. Daily at 6:30pm November. 28-December 30.
      2019 Christmas Markets Shopping Tour - You'll find the best that New York City has to offer on this bus tour of 3 famous holiday markets and fairs. Selected dates through 12/22/17 at 10am.
    Radio City Christmas Spectacular
    Broadway Shows
    2019 Radio City Christmas Spectacular - Join the NYC Rockettes®, Santa Claus, and the Toy Soldiers for a celebration more than 75 years in the making. Radio City Music Hall creates a once in a lifetime experience and redefines "Spectacular" from the moment you arrive.
    2019 Broadway Shows - You can add any exciting Broadway or Off-Broadway show to your NYC vacation. Choose from family-friendly shows like The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Wicked, or Aladdin, or more adult fare like Phantom of the Opera, Chicago or Book of Mormon.
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    The Ride

    Best of Thanksgiving
    2019 THE RIDE - THE RIDE uses New York City and its renowned landmarks as the backdrop for a theatrical event that blurs the boundary between tour and performance. The city becomes a stage, and soon you can’t tell where the street ends and the show begins! THE RIDE performs daily at various times.
    Thanksgiving 2-night Stay-Cation - Accommodations + Balloon Inflation Tour, Thanksgiving Breakfast and Turkey Buffet Dinner.
    Arrivals for 2-nights or longer. 
    Freedom Comprehensive Tour   Statue of Liberty Express Tour
    Freedom Comprehensive Tour - This award-winning guided tour departing from Midtown Manhattan combines a visit inside the Statue of Liberty with a walking tour of the 911 Memorial and a tour around historic Lower Manhattan. Includes subway MetroCard, ferry ticket and NYC Tour Guide.
      Statue of Liberty Express Tour- Departing from Midtown Manhattan, this escorted tour not only gets you to the Statue of Liberty, but also gives you access INSIDE the monument for a breathtaking panoramic view! Includes subway MetroCard, ferry ticket and NYC Tour Guide.
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    WTC Memorial Tour
    911 Memorial Museum Night Tour
    WTC Memorial Tour - Departing from Midtown Manhattan, visit the 911 Memorial and Lower Manhattan, the single most historic area in the United States where you will also see such icons as Wall Street, the Woolworth Building, Trinity Church and a virtual museum of historical skyscrapers. Includes subway MetroCard and NYC Tour Guide.
      911 Memorial Museum Night Tour - A Tour Guide will escort guests from Midtown Manhattan, around the 911 Memorial Plaza, through the Calalatrava "Oculus" and the breathtaking "Brookfield Place" on this historical tour of the One World Trade Center area. Then, a visit to the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. Operates Tuesdays at 4pm
    Featured Thanksgiving Hotels
    Sheraton New York Times Square
      Marriott Marquis
    Sheraton New York Times Square
      Marriott Marquis
    • 4-star hotel in the heart of Times Square
    • Newly renovated rooms featuring Marriott Revive bedding and marble baths
    • Walk to theatres, shopping, restaurants
    • Flagship Hotel of Times Square
    • Superb Fitness Center
    • Restaurants and lounges
    New York Hilton Midtown
    Residence Inn Times Square
    New York Hilton Midtown
    • Located directly on the Parade Route!
    • Spacious deluxe rooms
    • Close to Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center and Broadway theaters
    • 1 block from 5th Avenue
    • Fitness Center
    • Minus5 Ice Bar
    • Host Hotel for NYCVP's Thanksgiving VIP Parade Viewing Party
      Residence Inn Times Square
    • Located right on the 6th Avenue parade route, just 1/2 block from Broadway
    • Full hot breakfast daily
    • Parade View rooms available
    • Complimentary High-speed internet in all rooms
    • Walk to Times Square, theaters, Rockefeller Center
    • Host hotel for NYCVP's Thanksgiving Party at the Residence Inn
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    More Holiday Events in New York City
    Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
      New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala
    Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting - Be a special guest inside Rockefeller Center at an exclusive cocktail party as the famed Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit! Mingle along with locals and visitors from around the world as cocktails and hors d' oeuvres are passed throughout the elegant Brasserie Ruhlmann, located in the center of Rockefeller Plaza just steps from the tree! December 4, 2019
      New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala - Sure to be the party of a lifetime! As New Year's Eve Times Square revelers stand in the cold, shoulder to shoulder from 42nd Street all the way up to Central Park, you'll be overlooking them at an exclusive party right in the middle of it all—high above with a view of the city lights, the celebration and of course, the Times Square Ball Drop! You'll have a gorgeous view of the Ball Drop and the Central Park fireworks.
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    "Words cannot express our gratitude for a wonderful, awesome, fantastic family trip we, 11 of us, experienced this Thanksgiving, 2015!!!!!!!!!  This was a first time family trip to NYC, and you all made it an experience we can remember with smiles!!!!!!! Your planning and precise order of all the vouchers, hotel accommodations, and free tours were wonderful. Beth Tannenbaum was my go to person online, and she was WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!! NYCVP gave our family a wonderful trip full of memories, smiles, without any hassle or upsets! THANK YOU so very, very much and Merry Christmas, and a very Happy New Year!!!!!!" NT and family

    Nothing kicks off the holiday season like Thanksgiving in New York City – highlighted by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! The 2-hour spectacle features marching bands, fabulous floats, talented performers, popular TV and movie stars– and of course the gigantic balloons that are the centerpiece of the parade.

    Did you know that the first parade in 1924 was called the "Macy's Christmas Day Parade" although it took place on Thanksgiving Day? Read more about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, including this year's Parade Route!
    NOTE: Parade-view rooms are not available at these rates at any of our hotels unless otherwise mentioned specifically, and requests for such will not be honored.   Important Information on Window and Parade Views for INSIDER'S functions: NYCVP cannot guarantee unobstructed views of the parade at any function; window and balcony views are "first-come, first-served". In order to provide maximum viewing space there is no window or balcony railing table seating at any event. It is the intention of NYCVP to provide comfort and convenience during this special event, including food, private restroom facilities, warmth and indoor protection from the weather. Since streets are closed to traffic and pedestrian crossing, NYCVP will provide instructions for arriving in a timely manner at each event.

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