THE streets of New York City will once again be graced by the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The parade - the world's largest - began in 1924, tying America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit for the title of second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States.

GettyThe annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade delights crowds every year '/ '

What time is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

After surrendering to pandemic restrictions last year, the 95th annual march will return to form in 2021.

There will be 15 enormous character balloons, 28 floats, 36 novelty and heritage inflatables, over 800 clowns, 10 marching bands, and nine performance groups, as well as Santa Claus.

The 2021 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will air today - Thursday, November 25 - on NBC from 9am to 12pm Eastern Standard Time.

The start and end time for the parade is the same for all time zones, everyone will be able to enjoy the parade without a delay.

Who is performing at the parade?

This year's headliner will be Carrie Underwood, as the event returns to its in-person format after turning virtual due to Covid-19 in 2020.

The Before He Cheats singer will open the Christmas season with a song from her holiday album My Gift (Special Edition), which was published on September 25, 2021.

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Kristin Chenoweth and Darren Criss will be among the other performers at the parade.

Kim Petras, Chris Lane, Andy Grammer, Nelly, Kelly Rowland, and the cast of Peacock's Girls5eva will also be performing.

In 2021, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will revert to its pre-pandemic form, with a new route across Manhattan, high-flying helium balloons pulled by handlers, and crowds welcomed back to cheer them on.

For the first time, Baby Yoda is invited to the party, according to NBC.

What is the parade's route?

Some viewers might want to watch the parade from a Manhattan sidewalk, but be mindful of the restrictions in place.

According to the Macy's official website, only a limited amount of people are permitted at certain locations.

The parade's kickoff location will be at West 77th Street and Central Park West, starting at 9am Eastern Standard Time.

It will then go through several locations that includes Columbus Circle, Central Park South and 6th Avenue, and West 59th Street to West 38th Street.

At the conclusion of the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the festivities will stop at Macy's in Herald Square.

How can I watch on TV?

NBC is the channel where viewers can catch Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast live on NBC.

If you don't have access to a television, you may watch the parade live on NBC's website or the NBC app, but you'll need a TV provider to do so.

Don't forget about the time zone difference. The live broadcast will not adjust its time for different regions.

For example, if you're viewing from the West Coast, the live broadcast will begin at 9am EST, which means it would begin at 6am PST.

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