World News – USA – Is there a 2020 Thanksgiving Parade this year?


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The answer is yes! The television special will be on 26. It aired Nov. 8 am to 11 pm CT on NBC. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the 2020 event will look different from previous years.

This year the Thanksgiving Day Parade is held over a two-day period to avoid large crowds along the typical 2. Only use the last leg of the traditional route on the 5 mile route. The parade ends in front of Macy’s famous flagship store on 34th Street in New York City.

Macy’s partnered with New York City officials to create this plan, which does not include balloon guides. Instead, the event will mostly be mechanical.

« In order to significantly reduce the number of people required to fly our giant balloons, Macy’s signature element is flown without the usual 80-100 handlers and instead uses an innovative, specially assembled anchor vehicle frame made up of five special vehicles tested and Approved by NYCDOT and NYPD, « states the company’s website.

Overall, the number of participants was reduced by 75 percent this year. Participants must be from New York City and be at least 18 years old. Face masks are required and social distancing is enforced.

This year’s artists include Ally Brooke, Bebe Rexha, Brett Young, CNCO, Dolly Parton, Jordin Sparks, Karol G.. , Keke Palmer, Lauren Alaina and Leslie Odom Jr. . , Pentatonix, Tori Kelly and Sofia Carson among others.

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World News – USA – Is there a Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020 this year?


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