The 95th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place on November 25th, 2021, in New York City, and will be shown to viewers live on NBC that same day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Parade Lineup

Listed below is the current information known about the 2021 line of march. More information will be added as time goes by and new/returning Parade units are announced.

Bold indicates a new Parade unit, and * indicates a retired Parade unit.


Giant Balloons

Heritage Balloons


Marching Bands

  • Macy's Great American Marching Band
  • NYPD Marching Band
  • The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders "Marching Stars" (Austin, TX)
  • Trabuco Hills High School’s Thundering Mustangs Marching Unit (Mission Viejo, CA)
  • Union High School Renegade Regiment (Tulsa, OK)
  • Lincoln-Way High School Marching Band (New Lenox and Frankfort, IL)
  • Sound of Brownsburg Marching Band (Brownsburg, IN)
  • Centerville High School Jazz Band (Centerville, OH)
  • Hampton University Marching Force (Hampton, VA)
  • University of Alabama Million Dollar Band (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Performance Groups

  • Spirit of America Cheer
  • Spirit of America Dance Stars


  • The regional marching bands listed above were originally scheduled for the 2020 Parade, but due to the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic, their appearances were deferred to 2021.
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