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How to Stream the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Hulu

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There’s no place like New York City to celebrate the holidays, and there’s nothing more iconic to kick off the season than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Lift your spirits as high as the iconic character balloons above Central Park West, dance along with the New York City Rockettes, and watch new themed floats cruise along 34th street in the 98th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Of course, don’t forget about the Thanksgiving Day National Dog show airing immediately after the parade on NBC! 

Don’t miss a second of holiday cheer this year. Here’s how to get started with Hulu + Live TV and stream your favorite live holiday specials without cable. 

Stream the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade*

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply. 

How to Watch The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Live 

Wondering where to watch this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Watch all of the floats and street performances in real time with a Hulu + Live TV subscription.* In addition to Hulu’s entire streaming library, Hulu + Live TV subscribers gain access to 75+ network and local channels,* including NBC. 

Here’s how to get started with Hulu + Live TV in four easy steps:

  1. Sign up or login with your Hulu credentials if you’re already subscribed (current Hulu subscribers can switch to Live TV*).
  2. Set up any Live TV supported devices such as Android, Apple, Chromecast, Fire TV, LG TV, Mac and PC browsers, Playstation, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO, Xbox, and more.
  3. Enter your zip code to see local live TV availability.
  4. Tune into NBC Thanksgiving morning and bring the holiday magic of New York City into your living room. 

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply. 

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade FAQs

What channel is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on?

The 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be airing on NBC. 

What time is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Parade coverage begins at 9 A.M. EST on NBC. 

Who’s performing at the Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2022?

This year, viewers can expect to see music performances from musicians like Big Time Rush, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Jordin Sparks. 

New parade balloons include Bluey, Stuart the Minion, and Striker the U.S. soccer star to celebrate the 2022 FIFA World Cup

And, of course, SANTA! 

When was the first Thanksgiving Day Parade? 

The very first Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City happened on Thursday, November 27, 1924, making this the 98th annual event! 

Upcoming Live Holiday Events

2022 Christmas in Rockefeller Center

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Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Time: 8 p.m. EST

Channel: NBC

NBC hosts the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting special including holiday musical performances and guest appearances from your favorite entertainers. 

Watch: Christmas in Rockefeller Center*

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

CMA Country Christmas

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Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022

Time: 9 p.m. EST

Channel: ABC

Get in the holiday spirit with your favorite country music artists during the CMA Country Christmas one-hour special. 

Watch: CMA Country Christmas*

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest

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Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Time: 8 pm ET

Channel: ABC

Each year, you can count on Ryan Seacrest ringing in the new year on our TV screens with musical performances from the biggest names in music. Stay tuned for more information on the 2023 New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special. 

Watch: Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest*

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration

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Date: Monday, January 2, 2023

Time: 11 am EST

Channel: ABC, NBC, Univision

The Rose Parade is a New Year’s Day tradition. Each year, street floats made entirely of flowers, marching bands, and equestrians strolls along Colorado Ave. in Pasadena to showcase the west coast’s paradise in bloom, even in the midst of winter. 

Watch: The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration*

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

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