The Parade Company announced today a star-studded celebrity line-up to appear in the 90th America’s Thanksgiving ParadeÒ presented by Art Van, recognized as one of the best Thanksgiving parades in the country by U.S. News & World Report Travel.
On November 24, this year’s parade celebrating “90 Years Together” will be led by Parade Co-Grand Marshals Judge Damon Keith and comedian Keegan-Michael Key joined by U.S. Olympic athletes Allison Schmitt, Aly Raisman and April Ross, singer and songwriter Mike Posner, Motown singer Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas, the Broadway cast of Motown the Musical compliments of Broadway in Detroit, and more.
Also joining this year as a signature piece of the parade is the Yankee Air Museum Rosie the Riveter Tribute Corps including two original riveters, Iva Davie and Laura Eglinsdoerfer.
“We are thrilled to have these celebrities join us in participating in the 90th America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van, which marks a major milestone year for us,” said Tony Michaels, president & CEO, The Parade Company. “We are very excited to have such a talented and distinguished group including U.S. Olympians, performers and stars, many of whom have Detroit or Michigan roots, celebrate with us this year.”
The Parade Company will host its annual Hob Nobble Gobble® presented by Ford Motor Company on Friday, November 18 at Ford Field. Guests will enjoy a star-studded black tie evening in Detroit with a performance by award-winning hip-hop artist Flo Rida, courtesy of 98.7 AMP Radio and The Parade Company. He will be performing his chart-topping songs My House, Wild Ones and Good Feeling.
This year’s theme is “90 Years Together,” marking a major milestone for the storied parade that is broadcast in more than 170 cities across the country. Recognized as one of the best Thanksgiving parades in the country by U.S. News & World Report Travel, America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van will be held on Thursday, November 24. For more information, visit theparade.org.
The parade will be featured on WDIV-TV Local 4, including a one-hour national broadcast reaching more than 170 major cities across the country. News/Talk 760 WJR’s Paul W. Smith and CBS Radio will also broadcast live from the parade route.