Will the parade be on TV?

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. Click here for more information.

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.