Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: 7 of the Best Performances

Happy Thanksgiving!

With turkey and stuffing always comes the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

The annual parade has become a huge part of the Thanksgiving festivities, and people make it tradition to watch the performances with family and friends. This Thanksgiving, we have decided to take a look back at some of the best parade performances in honor of the parade today.

Check out the videos below to see which celebrities make appearances, and more importantly to watch the 7 best Thanksgiving parade performances!

1. The Newsies-King of New York

In the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the cast of the Paper Mill Playhouse performed the broadway version of the Newsies famous “King of New York.”




2. Ariana Grande-This Christmas

In the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, Ariana Grande performed the well known holiday song “This Christmas.”




3. Matilda: The Musical

In the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the cast of Matilda on broadway performed a medley of songs from the musical.




4.The Wanted- I Found You

In the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, The Wanted performed their hit single “I Found You” while riding down on a float.




5. Avril Lavigne- Wish You Were Here

In the 2011 macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Avril Lavigne performed her hit single “Wish You Were Here.”




6. Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

In the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Reeve Carney, Patrick Page and the Broadway company of “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” perform a medley of songs from the broadway show.




7.Kellie Pickler- Little Bit Gypsy

In the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, country singer Kellie Pickler performed “Little Bit Gypsy” in support of our hockey teams.