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Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade

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A spectacle of sight and sound, the Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade is a Charlotte tradition with six decades of history behind it, growing to its impressive reputation as the fourth largest of its kind in the country and the biggest in the Southeast. In 2019, the event drew 110,000 live spectators and 2 million household viewers via broadcast. People were watching online all over the world from Washington to Mexico to Sweden! In 2020, we produced a virtual parade with local performers and looking back on some of our favorite parade memories.
This year, 2021, we will be in-person to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of 75 years! We will also host our first-ever night parade filled with lights, music, and ingenuity.
Use the ticket link to reserve your seat! Or, bring your own chair to Tryon Street to claim your spot on the sidewalk.
Kick off the holiday season with us on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday November 24, at 6 p.m

Buy your reserved seats at:
or arrive to Tryon Street early Wednesday with your chairs to claim your spot!