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McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade 2014: Date, Time, Location and Lineups

The 81st McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade will take place on November 27, from 8AM to 11AM in Downtown Chicago (from Congress to Randolph).

Tune into the parade on Chicago’s WGN Channel 9, or across the country on WGN America.

Honored Guests:

Grand Marshal Dee Snider (Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Tale)

Honorary Grand Marshal Ronald McDonald®

Hollywood Palms Cinema presents Karolyn Grimes (It’s a Wonderful Life)

McDonald’s® Owner / Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana present Jackie Robinson West (LLWS National Champions)

Colin Egglesfield (Something Borrowed)

Doug Sohn (Hot Doug’s)

Miss Illinois 2014 Marisa Buchheit

Yuri Sardarov (Chicago Fire)

The Original Harlem Globetrotters

Santa and Mrs. Claus

Staged Performances:

Goodman Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

The Joffrey Ballet presents America’s #1 Nutcracker

McDonald’s® Owner / Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana present Tsukasa Taiko

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents LEGENDS

Black Ensemble Theater’s Tribute to Etta James

Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus presents We Are Santa’s Elves

Coast2Coast Productions presents March of the Dancing Soldiers

Crystal Lake Strikers Drumline

Emerald City Theatre’s Hansel & Gretel

Hromovytsia Ukranian Dance Ensemble presents Hopak

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Million Dollar Quartet

Pro Dance Elite presents Singing Swing

Renacer Boliviano Dance Troupe presents Kullawada

Ursuline Academy Dance Team presents The Grinch

Marching Bands:

115 Bourbon Streeet presents Marist High School (Chicago, IL)

Coffeecake Connection Company presents Thorton Township High School (Harvey, IL)

McDonald’s Owner/Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana present Merrillville High School (Merrillville, IN)

Northeast Illinois Heating & Cooling Corp. presents Waukegan High School (Waukegan, IL)

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers present Pearl City High School (Pearl City, HI)

Sparkle Glass Cleaner presents Hinsdale South High School (Darien, IL)

TCF Bank presents Bartlett High School (Bartlett, IL)

Arkansas City High School (Arkansas City, KS)

Bay High School Band (Panama City, FL)

Giant Inflatables

Agency 360 presents Fred Flintstone

CNH Industrial presents Arthur

Concierge Preferred presents Curious George

Social Media Beast presents Scooby Doo

Meijer presents Madeline

Strawberry Shortcake


Chicago Park District presents Holiday Happenings

Chicago’s Very Own WGN presents the WGN-TV Holiday Float

Chicago Zoological Society presents Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic

Garrett Popcorn Shops presents BrighTin the Holidays

Good Intentions presents Growing with Illinois

Jewel-Osco presents “Red Alert” Candy Train

McDonald’s® Owner / Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana present Ronald McDonald® and his Big Red Shoe

McDonald’s® Owner / Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana presents the Jackie Robinson West Little League Team

Assyrian American Civic Club of Chicago

Durango, Mexico

Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association

Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago

Tatra Mountain Cultural Foundation

Tuskegee Airmen

Un Dia an Antigua Guatemala

Von Heidecke’s Dance Center / Chicago Festival Ballet

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