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Will the parade be on TV?
Yes, the parade will be broadcast regionally on WBTV, Channel 3 (CBS) on Thanksgiving Day at 1:00 p.m. EST, or you can watch it live through our mobile app.
The Parade will also be available streaming on WBTV online.
Can I buy a ticket for reserved seating?
Yes! You can purchase tickets via our mobile app or online.
How many years has there been a Thanksgiving Day parade in Charlotte?
The parade was founded in 1947. The 2017 parade will be the 70th year.
Where can I park?
Ample parking is available around Center City with differing prices.
Is there designated handicapped seating?
There is no designated handicapped seating along the parade route. We recommend arriving around 7 a.m. to secure a prime spot up front on the sidewalk or along a street opening.
Can I participate in the parade?
Yes! You can participate as a volunteer, with a parade unit or as a sponsor.
Volunteers: We need your help for the 2017 parade! If you are interested in volunteering at the parade, please visit the Volunteers Page.
Parade units: Please visit the 'March in the Parade" section for more information and applications.
What is the parade route?
The parade will march North on Tryon Street from Stonewall St. to 9th St.
What time does the event start?
The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. on November 23, 2017.
N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28280
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