Jon Batiste, Chicago, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Amanda Shaw and Alex Smith are among the acts slated to appear during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 97th annual holiday tradition will kick off at 8:30 am this morning and will be broadcast on NBC. This year’s festivities, which will be 30 minutes longer than usual, will also feature a special concert appearance by Cher.
Other entertainers slated to appear include: Bell Biv DeVoe, Brandy, performances by Broadway’s & Juliet,Back to the Future: The Musical, How To Dance In Ohio, Shucked and Spamalot, Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells of Gutenberg! The Musical!, U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist Jordan Chiles, En Vogue, ENHYPEN, U.S. Paralympian Ezra Frech, David Foster and Katharine McPhee, Jessie James Decker, U.S. Paralympic Gold Medalist Jessica Long, Ashley Park with the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Pentatonix, the Radio City Rockettes, Paul Russell Miss America 2023 Grace Stanke and Manuel Turizo.
A number of other celebrities, marching bands and other special guests will also participate.