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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. You can watch it live through our mobile app.
Can I buy a ticket for reserved seating?
Yes! Check back in October 2019 for ticket details.
How many years has there been a Thanksgiving Day parade in Charlotte?
The parade was founded in 1947. The 2019 parade will be the 72nd year.
Where can I park?
Ample parking is available around Center City with differing prices.
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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.
I'd like to participate in the Parade, can I still register?
Applications will be open for Marching Bands and entertaining Speciality Units until August 16, 2019. Visit the link on the homepage to apply today!
What is the parade route?
The parade will march South on Tryon Street from 9th St. to Stonewall St.
What time does the event start?
The parade begins at 9:00 a.m. on November 28th, 2019.
If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out through the Contact Us page.
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