Kickoff The Holiday Season At The Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mayor Sylvester Turner will be kicking off this holiday season with the 68th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year’s parade celebrates Houston’s strength and resilience with a focus on family.

This year’s Grand Marshal, Chandra Wilson, is better known as Dr. Miranda Bailey on ABC’s Television Drama Grey’s Anatomy. Wilson is a Houstonian and graduate from Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, or HSPVA.

You don’t want to miss this yearly event which will feature a grand variety of floats, balloons, marching bands, performing groups, and more! Among those floats will be Tom Turkey and Santa Claus and his high-flying reindeer.

The Audience will also be invited to sing “Lean On Me” along with the Houston Gospel Choir who recently appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show.

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Admission for the parade is free, but a limited number of special bleacher and chair seating is available for a fee.. Click here to purchase tickets

Join us as we celebrate Thanksgiving with the city of Houston on Thursday, November 23rd at 9 am (the parade begins at Smith and Lamar)

See you there!

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