We hope that everyone will be joining us on Thanksgiving day by watching the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! We cannot wait to watch and support all of the amazing marching bands that will be featured throughout the parade. We are especially excited this year to say that all of the high school bands that will be marching in the parade are in the Bands of America family! Congratulations to all of you on being selected for the Macy’s 90th Thanskgiving Day Parade!
So make sure you tune in and join us in supporting these incredible ensembles as they perform for nearly 50 million television viewers nationwide! We know they will make us proud! The parade steps off at 9:00 AM on Thursday, November 24th. You can watch the parade live on NBC.
Below is a list of all of the marching bands you will see in the parade!
Cary Senior High School
Cary, North Carolina
Band Director: Matthew Minick
Grain Valley High School
Grain Valley, Missouri
Band Director: Reid Atkinson
Greendale High School
Band Director: Tom Reifenberg
Harrison High School
Band Director: Josh Ray
Hendrickson High School
Band Director: Garth Gundersen
Joe E. Newsome High School
Band Director: Michael Miller
Macy’s Great American Marching Band
Students from schools across the country
Band Director: Dr. Rick Good
Na Koa Ali’l Hawaii All-State Marching Band
The State of Hawaii
Band Director: John Riggle
NYPD Marching Band
New York Police Department, New York, New York
Band Director: Lt. Tony Giorgio
Prospect High School
Band Director: Chris Barnum
United States Military Academy Band
West Point, New York
Band Director: Major Sergeant Christopher Jones
The West Virginia University Mountaineer Marching Band
Morgantown, West Virginia
Band Director: Jay Drury
For great Macy’s coverage (including a list of what these bands will be performing!) visit our friends at Marching.com.
For more information about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade visit www.macys.com/parade.