Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Starts at 77th St. and Central Park West, Finishes at 34th St. Macy’s and Herald Square
Perfect For: When the fam is in town
Fewer events are more famous and celebrated in the entire United States than the Macy's Day Parade. Not only do you get to see incredible balloons, every year there are performances from music's heavy-hitters and the casts from popular Broadway shows. Just make sure you get there early, because you will want to make sure you have a great spot to see everything. Seriously, 44 million people don't watch the parade by accident.