How to Watch the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Gold Star Float
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A beloved annual tradition for nearly a century, the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is back with floats, balloons, and musical performances. Here’s how to stream the parade on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 9 a.m. ET / PT.

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TV screen showing the Peacock logo

After debuting its streaming home last year, the parade will once again be available on the premium version of Peacock ($4.99+ per month). Peacock will also be showcased with its own float featuring, of course, a giant peacock, as well as a big screen streaming the live feed of the parade—at the parade.

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Hulu + Live TV

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The main parade broadcast is on NBC, and subscribers to Hulu + Live TV ($69.99+ per month) can stream it on the NBC feed. NBC’s Today hosts Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker will anchor the coverage. Telemundo will simultaneously broadcast Spanish-language coverage, and viewers can watch that on the Telemundo feed.

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YouTube TV

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If you subscribe to YouTube TV ($64.99 per month after a seven-day free trial), you can stream the NBC broadcast of the parade, showcasing dozens of the signature giant inflatable characters. New additions this year include Australian cartoon dog Bluey, Greg Heffley from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books, Sinclair Oil’s Dino mascot along with a baby Dino, and Stuart the Minion from the Despicable Me and Minions movies. YouTube TV also carries Telemundo’s Spanish-language broadcast.

Sling TV

Sling TV
Sling TV

If you’re a Sling TV subscriber ($40+ per month) and your local NBC affiliate is included on Sling, you can watch NBC’s parade broadcast. Check out live musical performances from Gloria Estefan (with her daughter Emily and grandson Sasha), Betty Who, Jordin Sparks, Paula Abdul, Sean Paul, and more.

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Fubo TV

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Fubo TV subscribers ($69.99+ per month after a seven-day free trial) can watch the NBC or Telemundo broadcasts of the parade. Check out 12 amazing marching bands from around the country (and one from Mexico), including high schools, colleges, and the NYPD.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream

Subscribers to DirecTV Stream ($69.99+ per month) can watch the parade broadcast via either NBC or Telemundo. As always, following the floats, balloons, bands, and other performers, the parade ends with a visit from Santa Claus that kicks off the Christmas season.

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