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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Join Yankee Trails as we travel to New York City to see the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States!

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$50 per person (Adult) Internet Price (Regular price: $55pp)

$46 per person (Children 12 & Under) Internet Price (Regular price: $51pp)


In the 1920’s many of Macy’s department store employees were first-generation immigrants. Proud of their new American heritage, they wanted to celebrate the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving with the type of festival their parents had loved in Europe. The employees marched to Macy’s flagship store on 34th Street dressed in vibrant costumes. There were floats, professional bands and live animals borrowed from the Central Park Zoo. At the end of that first parade, as has been the case the every parade since, Santa Claus was welcomed into Herald Square. Join us in being a party of this holiday tradition. We’ll depart at 2:00pm so you’ll be home in time to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner. We’ll also raffle off a $30 Gift Card!

Departure Points

Yankee Trails, Rensselaer - 4:00am
Pet Smart, Crossgates Commons - 4:15am
Catskill, Exit 21 Commuter Lot - 5:00am
Kingston Plaza, Kingston - 5:20am

Arrival Information

Upon arrival in NYC, we will drop off somewhere between 45th & 50th St. and between 7th & 8th Ave. The bus will pick up at the same place you are dropped off.

Return Information

We will depart at 2pm with an approximate arrival in the Capital District at approximately 5pm. Non-stop each way.

Tour Includes:

  • Round-Trip Motorcoach Transportation

  • FREE Raffle Entry to WIN $30 Gift Card

  • 50 Points



77th St. & Central Park West, turns East at Central Park South. Makes right onto 7th Ave. to 42nd St..  Heads west on 42nd St. to 6th Ave., then 6th Ave. to 34th St..  The parade ends in front of Macy’s (34th St. & Herald Sq.)


Viewing Locations:

From Central Park West: the west side of the street from 70th Street to Columbus Circle and on the east side of the street from 70th to 65th Street.

  • Columbus Circle: the west side of the street

  • 7th Ave: between 58th and 38th Streets

  • 34th Street: the south side of the street between Broadway and 7th Avenue.

There is no public viewing or press access on Broadway from 34th to 38th Street.  On 34th Street from Broadway to 7th Avenue, limited viewing is available on the south side of the street only.


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Catskill Catskill Commuter Lot - Exit 21 of Thruway
Near Visitors Center on Rte 23B
Crossgates Commons Pet Smart Crossgates Commons
161 Washington Ave Extension, Albany, NY
Kingston Kingston Plaza - Lot E (next to baseball field)
Westbrook Ln, Kingston, NY 12401
Yankee Trails Yankee Trails
569 Third Ave. Ext, Rensselaer, NY

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