Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
is a wonderful time to visit NYC! Join the
than 2.5 million people who line the streets to
watch the balloons, floats, falloons and
balloonicles, celebrities, bands and clown crews in the most
spectacular holiday celebration in the world. The spirit of that small
band of 1924 Macy’s employees lives on today with the participation if
more than 4000 volunteers on the famous 2 1/2 mile march through
the Parade you'll enjoy a delicious breakfast in the comfort and
convenience of an indoor location -- no weather worries, no jostling
for standing room at 6am!
Your Insider's View Event Also Includes
your choice of ...
Afternoon Balloon Inflation
2:30pm until 6pm
We'll take you
by motorcoach to the festive area where the Parade begins to
take shape. You'll see the grand balloons being inflated,
take lots of pictures and perhaps hear commentary from
parade veterans. Afterwards we'll take you back to midtown
via an abbreviated Holiday Lights tour. Roundtrip motorcoach
is included, along with the services of a professional tour
guide while on the bus. The balloon-inflation area is
Evening Holiday Lights Tour
5:15pm until 7:45pm
The color, the
pageantry and the lights of Christmas in New York City ...
you'll see it all on this deluxe motorcoach tour. We'll
visit the unique Holiday displays that decorate department
store windows, and hear our professional tour guides talk
about the City's
neighborhoods and their colorful denizens
while famous skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, hotels,
public buildings, houses of worship and city parks get into
the holiday spirit. Roundtrip motorcoach is included, along
with the services of a professional tour guide while on the
bus. There will be at least two stops to view displays
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Information on Window and Parade Views:
NYCVP cannot guarantee unobstructed views of the parade at any function;
window and terrace views, although ample, are "first-come, first-served".
In order to provide maximum viewing space there is no window-side table
seating at any event. It is the intention of NYCVP to provide comfort and
convenience during this special event, including food, private restroom
facilities, warmth and indoor protection from the weather.
Since streets are closed to traffic and pedestrian crossing, NYCVP will
provide instructions for arriving in a timely manner at each event.
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close to the famous parade
Choose from these
great hotels ... all located in midtown Manhattan
so you'll be just steps from the Macy's Parade and Broadway
theaters! This is just a sampling - other hotels are available.
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
7th Ave. at 52nd
Street, 1/2 block from Broadway
Crowne Plaza Times Square
Broadway at 49th Street, on the Parade Route!
Novotel New York
52nd St. and Broadway, on the Parade Route!
Hilton Garden Inn Times
8th Avenue and 48th Street
Broadway at 45th Street, on the Parade Route!
Westin New York at Times Square
8th Avenue at
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Exciting Options to make your
Thanksgiving Vacation complete!
City Christmas Spectacular returns to Radio City Music Hall with a
dazzling new opening number! Join the entire cast and the
world-famous Rockettes as they feature
stunning sets, costumes, stage effects and an electrifying new precision tap routine! Add show stopping favorites like the
"Parade of the Wooden Soldiers" and the majestic "Living Nativity"
and the show is not to be missed.
Dinner and all the Trimmings
What's Turkey Day
without turkey? Enjoy a specially prepared Thanksgiving dinner buffet,
all taxes and gratuities included. Choose from 4pm, 5:45pm or 7:30pm
seatings. Can be added to any NYCVP Thanksgiving
Disney's The Lion King
strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap! The entire savanna
comes to life and, as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly
rises out of the stage.
This is The Lion King!
the breathtaking spectacle of animals miraculously brought
to life “in a blaze of fabulous imagination” by a cast of
over 40 actors.
See a complete list of Broadway shows
Statue of Liberty Escorted Sightseeing Tour
The absolute easiest and
most convenient way for you to visit Lady Liberty is on
this escorted and guided tour departing from a convenient
midtown Manhattan location! Our guide will take you to
Battery Park on the New York City subway where you'll
board the ferry to Liberty Island. Tour Liberty Island,
view the Statue of Liberty up close,
take the Observatory Tour inside the Statue!
See a complete list of sightseeing tours.
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For additional information:
or call Toll Free
(US & Canada) 877 NYC-TRiP
International 1 570 714-4692
9:00am – 6:00pm
Monday thru Thursday
9:00am - 5:00pm Friday