NYC’s Thanksgiving Day Parade VIP Style!
In New York City, one of America’s oldest holiday traditions gets a VIP upgrade. Attending NYC’s iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. We have tickets for the whole family, including those little VIPs who light up your life!
How to Attend the NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade
There are a few ways to attend the NYC’s iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade. Over 3.5 million people line the parade route to watch the incredible floats and performers live and in-person. Grandstand seats aren’t available to the public, although you might spot a celebrity or two if you’re watching on TV. Others choose to watch the parade from luxurious hotel rooms high above the street for incredible views of the floats and balloons. However, the real VIP parties are typically held at upscale hotels and restaurants strategically located along the parade route. This year, we have VIP Thanksgiving Day parade tickets to two amazing venues. Ready to find out more?
Check Out Our VIP Thanksgiving Day Parade Tickets
- Option 1: Our first option includes an upscale brunch at a top-notch Italian restaurant offering outstanding outdoor viewing opportunities of the parade. VIP tickets include professional photography, security and interactive entertainment. Did we mention the irresistible Mediterranean bunch? Mama mia!
- Option 2: This iconic parade is all about family-friendly entertainment, so why not bring the whole gang to this award-winning restaurant in Central Park South for a private party and delicious food? VIP guests at this exclusive event enjoy a gourmet brunch, bottomless cocktails and family-friendly live entertainment. It also features outstanding patio viewing right along the parade route.
Fun Facts About New York’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been an annual tradition since 1924. That’s right, this megaparade that was originally intended to kick off the holiday shopping season has been entertaining families for nearly a century! It doesn’t get bigger than this. Every year, approximately 8,000 performers walk in the parade, and over 40 million people watch on TV! They blast out over 200 pounds of glittery confetti.
The parade features dozens of balloons and floats ranging from giant Snoopys to superheros that are 80 feet tall and take over 90 people to handle. Then, there are the cheerleaders, dancers, clowns and marching bands that number in the thousands! Each parade is planned a year in advance to ensure an outstanding viewing experience for those who are watching in person as well as the folks who are watching at home while the turkey is roasting.
When Is This Year’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Save the date: This year’s Thanksgiving Day parade is happening on Thursday, November 23, 2023. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. and wraps up around noon. You and your friends or family can enjoy three hours of nonstop fun at the parade, and you’ll still have time for football, family dinners, turkey and whatever else you need to do to make your Thanksgiving even more special. The 2.5-mile parade route typically starts on Central Park West and 77th Street. It winds around Columbus Square and marches down Central Park South and Sixth Avenue before concluding at Herald Square. There are a variety of exciting VIP viewing opportunities!
Book Your VIP Parade Tickets
With the amazing VIP ticket packages that we have on tap, it’s going to be a tough decision, but you can’t go wrong with either option. If you’re having trouble deciding, just let us know. We’ll be happy to share more juicy details. It’s also a great time to catch a Broadway show, visit a late-night TV show or get a head start on your holiday shopping.
Have yourself a happy Thanksgiving, VIP style! Check out our packages, and give us a call to set up a holiday season filled with good cheer and exciting things to do.