• 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Biggest Show on the Parkway!

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Floats and Balloons

Waldo

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Under the Sea

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Thing 1 & Thing 2

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Animal Train

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Dr. Suess: 1 Fish 2 Fish

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Hot Dogs & Cool Cats

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Pajanimals

T-Rex

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Gazebo

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Tiffany Gift Box

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The Sounds of Music

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Christmas Morning

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Brainy Smurf

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A Pirate's Life

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Santa's Surprise

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Octonaut

Special Guests

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GINGER ZEE  
“GOOD MORNING AMERICA”

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JUSTIN GUARINI 
“AMERICAN IDOL”    

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CAST OF “MATILDA” WALNUT STREET THEATRE

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CAST OF “ANASTASIA”

 

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CAST OF “RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA”

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CAST OF “MISS SAIGON”

 

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CAST OF “BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL”

 

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CAST OF “THE LIGHTNING THIEF THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL”

 

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APPEARANCE BY THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS

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MISS AMERICA 2019

NIA FRANKLIN

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CATIE TURNER

“American Idol”

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MANDY GONZALEZ

 

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MICHAEL WOODARD

“American Idol”

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ANTHONY KEARNS

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JERRY BLAVAT

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LINDA EDER

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CRAIG WAYNE BOYD

“THE VOICE”

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CHRISTINA WELLS

“AMERICA’S GOT TALENT” FINALIST

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DOUG E. FRESH

 

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FREDA PAYNE

 

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TREENA FEREBEE

 

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MICKEY MOUSE & MINNIE MOUSE

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FRIENDS FROM WALT DISNEY WORLD

TIANA & NAVEEN, JASMINE & PRINCE ALI, RAPUNZEL & FLYNN

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THE EAGLES CHEERLEADERS

 
 

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THE PHILADELPHIA SOULMATES

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GARRISON CARIDA

LOCAL CHAPTER OF THE 501ST LEGION

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MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN 2019

LONDON HIBBS

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MISS
NEW JERSEY

Jaime Gialloreto

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MISS
DELAWARE

Joanna

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MISS PENNSYLVANIA

Kayla Repasky

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MISS NEW JERSEY’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Alaina Marie Murphy

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MISS DELAWARE’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Sky Knox

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MISS PENNSYLVANIA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Cecilia Petrush

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GRITTY

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TAMEKA FEREBEE

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SANTA CLAUS AND MRS. CLAUS

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MISS PHILADELPHIA

Aimee Turner

Performances brought to you by our sponsors

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Opening Production Number

“Time to Shine"

The opening production is one of the biggest numbers of the show with several dancers, choirs, balloon and flag handlers that will perform to “Time to Shine” presented by Dunkin’.

Olentangy Orange H.S.

Marching Band performance.


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Cinderella

Shows runs Feb 22, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019 at the Academy of Music

Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus


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Dancin' on the Parkway

Dancin’ on the Parkway is a group comprised of over 300 dancers performing to “Do It Like This” presented by Rothman Institute.

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"Anastasia"

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Soulful Messiah

Performance by Treena Ferebee

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The Dunkin' Dancers / Fantapulous

“I Wanna Dance with Somebody”

The Dunkin’ Dancers will perform to “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” with over 600 dancers, brought to you by Dunkin’.


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Philly Pops

Mandy Gonzalez will perform.

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"Miss Saigon"


Lowndes H.S.

marching Band performance

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PA Ballet


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CAPA

The Philadelphia High School for Creative & Performing Arts will perform “A Tribute to Aretha Franklin” presented by Main Line Health.

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University of Delaware

Marching Band performance.


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Parade Youth Choir

"This Is Me"

With over 500 members, The Parade Youth Choir will perform “This Is Me” presented by Verizon.

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Varisty All American Cheerleaders

Varsity Spirit All-American Cheerleaders comprised of over 150 cheerleaders will have a performance presented by Pandora Jewelry.


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Beautiful

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Matilda

Based on the beloved Roald Dahl novel, Matilda is the story of the courageous little girl with an unbounded imagination who proves that despite the odds, you can do anything you put your mind to—and change your destiny.


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Percy Jackson Lightening Thief

Pearl City H.S.

Marching Band performance.


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Herald Trumpets / Flag Units

Finale


Marching Bands

  • Wyoming All State Band, Wyoming
  • Olentangy Orange High School Band, Ohio
  • Bedford North Lawrence High School Band, Indiana
  • Biloxi High School Marching Band, Mississippi
  • Dublan Coffman High School Band
  • A.I DuPont High School, Delaware
  • Muskego High School Marching Band. Wisconsin
  • Dublin Jerome High School Marching Band, Ohio
  • Tournament of Bands, Various States
  • Brien McMahon HS Band, Connecticut
  • Lowndes High School Marching Band, Georgia
  • Dublin Scioto High School Band, Ohio
  • Lenape High School Band, New Jersey
  • Scotland High School Band, North Carolina
  • University of Delaware Marching Band
  • Defiance High School Band, Ohio
  • Bloomington North High School Band, Indiana
  • Bellefontaine High School Marching Band, Ohio
  • Lafayette Jefferson High School Band, Indiana
  • Crestview High School Marching Band, Florida
  • Branden River High School, Florida
  • Pearl City High School Marching Band, Hawaii
  • Pennsbury High School Marching Band, Pennsylvania

TAP Schools

  • Dance Arts Conservatory
  • X-Press Yourself
  • Core Academy Of Movement
  • Crickets Performing Arts
  • Little Stars Dance Studio
  • Dance With Celeste
  • Pottstown Dance Theater
  • Pas De Chat
  • Donna's Dance Works
  • The Dance Place
  • Halliday Dance
  • April School Of Dance
  • Adams Dance Academy
  • Academy Of Dance Artistry
  • Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School
  • Workshops In Dance
  • On Pointe Dance Center
  • Edge Dance Center
  • Dee Dots Dance
  • Spring Mill Dance Academy
  • Bc Discoveries Dance And Theatre
  • A Step In Time Dance Studio
  • En Pointe
  • Main Line School Night
  • Miss Susan's Entertainment
  • Concord Dance Center
  • KMC Dance
  • Time To Leap
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Dancers

  • Geteknek School of Performing Arts
  • Children of Destiny
  • Concord Dance Center
  • Stepping Stone Dance Academy
  • DAT Dance Studio
  • Bowman Dance Company and School
  • Janice's Dance Works
  • CC's School Of Dance Arts
  • Bodies in Motion Dance School
  • Dance Arts Conservatory
  • Complexity Dance Center
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Special Units and Performers

  • Rancocas Valley Regional High School Dance Team
  • PA School for Deaf
  • KMC Dance
  • Garnet Valley Dance Team
  • Betsy Daily School of Performing Arts
  • Mulford Dance
  • Philadelphia Soulmates
  • Power Surge
  • Upper Darby Shooting Stars
  • AMP Colorguard
  • Santa Claus
  • Mrs. Claus
  • Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders, SWOOP, Eagles Drumline and Eagles Pep Band
  • Unites States Postal Service
  • Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion
  • Varsity Spirit All American Cheerleaders
  • Miss Philadelphia Scholarship Organization
  • Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Woodside Wheelers
  • Students from the Creative and Performing Arts High School
  • Parade Youth Choir
  • All Star Tap Dance Team
  • Dancin’ on The Parkway
  • Harmony Show Choir
  • Time to Leap Dance
  • Artistry Dance Project
  • Spirit of David Dance Ministry
  • Philadelphia Chapter of Gospel Music Workshop

Choirs

  • Pocopson Elementary School
  • Our Lady Of Grace School
  • Hammonton High School
  • MAST Community Charter School
  • Burlington Township Middle School
  • Avon Grove Intermediate School
  • Souderton Area High School
  • Eisenhower Science and Technology Leadership Academy
  • Evans Elementary
  • Parklane Elementary
  • Good Shepherd Regional School
  • Cook - Wissahickon School
  • ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School
  • Shafer Middle School
  • Woodbury Junior - Senior High School

6abc Holiday Food Drive

Food Drive

Thanksgiving Day Parade Zone

Parade Map

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Parade map

Making the show happen on the parkway

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Volunteers

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Marchers

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Cubic feet of helium to fill the balloons in the parade

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Parade staff and technical crew to put on the “biggest show on the parkway” during parade week

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