Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Hour: 9 a.m. to noon ET (NBC’s broadcast will air at 9 a.m. in all time zones, so West Coast viewers won’t have to get up early to watch it. CBS begins the live broadcast at 9 p.m. am with delayed coverage on the West Coast at 1 pm)
Place: New York City, NY, starting at West 77th Street and West Central Park and then heading south to Herald Square at 34th Street
Channels: NBC (official broadcaster) and CBS
Stream: NBC App, the NBC website and the CBS All Access service
How to watch the parade live stream
There are several ways to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade live stream. The NBC is the official station of the parade, with the team of the TodayShow as a presenter, so you can broadcast the parade through the application of the NBC for iOS or on devices Android (you will have to link with your television provider).
You can also watch it live on the NBC website if you’re on a laptop or want to watch it on your computer. Another option is to mirror the parade, too, from a device to your TV.
Although not the official coverage station, CBS also broadcasts the parade with its own hosts (the Entertainment Tonight ). Stream the event with CBS All Access (if available in your area), a service premium Live TV broadcast that requires a subscription. CBS All Access offers a seven-day free trial if you want to check it out before subscribing.
The CBS All Access app lets you watch live TV on iOS, Android, Roku or Kindle Fire.
More ways to stream the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
Both NBC and CBS are available for live streaming from various subscription services that you may or may not already have. Considers the possibility to try a service for free to see if it’s right for you.
Availability of live streams varies by area, so check the service you’re interested in before subscribing.
AT&T TV Now
AT&T TV Now lets you watch live and on-demand TV on multiple devices. There are several subscription packages monthly available.
Hulu + Live TV started out as an on-demand service, typically making TV episodes available for viewing a few days after they aired live, but now the service includes live streaming options. A test is offered 30 days free.
Sling TV offers on-demand and live television programming services. However, Sling TV is only available in select markets. A free trial is offered.
YouTube TV is YouTube’s paid streaming television service. In available areas, YouTube TV offers live streaming, on-demand and an online digital DVR recorder.
FuboTV, which also offers a free trial, offers both NBC like CBS as part of their channel lineup, so it’s another live viewing option.
Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for free online
If you don’t want to use a subscription service and don’t have access to live streaming sources, there are still ways to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade online for free.
Verizon 360 Live Stream
Watch the parade with the cool Verizon 360 Live Stream, in collaboration with Macy’s and NBC. This unique view of the parade features multiple 360-degree cameras positioned along the route. It has its own hosts and a separate audio stream. The 360 Live Stream begins on the page of Youtube from Verizon on Thanksgiving Day at 8:30 am ET.
YouTube has a free link for the live stream of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. This is the full show of the event with a full video replay.
Facebook and Twitter
Free social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook they often livestream popular events such as political debates, breaking news coverage, user pictures, and special broadcasts. Check to see if there’s a live stream of the Thanksgiving Parade on Macy’s.