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How to Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022

Catch the iconic parade on NBC and Peacock this Thanksgiving.

Pass the cranberry sauce and the mashed potatoes—Thanksgiving is approaching at a reasonable speed with oversized balloons in tow.

This year, you can catch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade live on NBC and Peacock from 9 a.m. to noon (in all time zones!) on Thursday, November 24.

Keep reading to learn more about how to catch the 96th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring a performance from the cast of Funny Girl (led by Lea Michele) and the first appearance of the new Bluey balloon.

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What channel is the parade on?

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is always on NBC, which you can access via almost any cable package or an over-the-air (OTA) antenna.

Wondering which channel to turn to for NBC in your region? We’ve got you covered. Check if your city is on our table below, or head to our NBC guide for a bigger list.

NBC stations in select US cities

City Local affiliate channel
Chicago, IL 5
Colorado Springs, CO 5
Houston, TX 2
Las Vegas, NV 3
Los Angeles, CA 4
New York, NY 4
Phoenix, AZ 12
Rochester, NY 10
Salt Lake City, UT 5
San Antonio, TX 4

Watch the parade without cable

If you don’t want to set up an OTA antenna, you can still stream the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. NBC is a local channel, so it’s available on several live TV streaming services, including YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, and fuboTV.

The Thanksgiving parade will also stream live on NBC’s standalone streaming service, Peacock.

Peacock plans and prices

Package Price Hours of content
Peacock (with ads) Free 40,000+ View plan
Peacock Premium (with ads) $4.99/mo. 60,000+ View plan
Peacock Premium Plus (no ads) $9.99/mo. 60,000+ View plan

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