If you live in an apartment in Mooresville, NC head to Charlotte on Thanksgiving for The Thanksgiving Day Parade which marches into Uptown Charlotte on Nov. 27 bringing larger-than-life floats, marching bands, memorable performances, special appearances, a tribute to veterans and more. A tradition since 1947, Charlotte's Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the largest in the U.S. The 2014 parade will feature an array of stage-worthy performances and an original song written by composer Rob Pottorf.
The Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a holiday tradition in Charlotte since 1947. Over nearly seven decades, hundreds of thousands of participants, volunteers, sponsors, families and friends have centered their Thanksgiving traditions around this parade.
What began as a local holiday parade has grown into a magical showcase of performances, floats, dignitaries, celebrities, marching bands, balloons and surprises. Today, the parade is broadcast into the homes of hundreds of thousands of viewers from around the region, providing the gift of entertainment and joy to young and old.
This year will feature an original song written by composer Rob Pottorf, along several live musical performances by an array of entertainers.