Thanksgiving Eve Parade Information

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

In-person step off at 5:30 p.m. and LIVE on WBTV at 6:00 p.m.

Helpful Quick Tips

The Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 23, 2022. The parade will step off in-person at 5:30 p.m. and air LIVE on WBTV at 6:00 p.m.

Parade Route: The parade will take place along Tryon Street beginning at 9th Street and ending at Good Samaritan Way.

Parking: Ample parking is available around Center City with differing prices. Click here for more information.

Seating: The Novant Health Thanksgiving Eve Parade is a free event. Spectators are encouraged to line Tryon Street from 9th Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. However, if you wish to reserve a seat that will be ready for you upon arrival, you may purchase VIP tickets

Join the Cast: Volunteer to participate in the parade as a balloon handler or costume walker.

Food & Drink: There will be several of our Tryon Street vendors offering food and hot/cold beverages.

Parade Broadcast: The parade will air LIVE on WBTV Wednesday, 11/23 at 6:00pm. The parade will also air on WBTV on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas morning.