Gavin Lee, Ethan Slater, and the company of SpongeBob SquarePants in rehearsal at the New 42nd Street Studios.
Gavin Lee, Ethan Slater, and the company of SpongeBob SquarePants in rehearsal at New 42nd Street Studios.
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Plans and performers have been announced for the 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which will broadcast nationally on NBC from 9am-12pm (in all time zones).

The Today Show's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker will host the three-hour broadcast. In addition, Telemundo will simulcast the parade in Spanish, with the event hosted by stars Carlos Ponce, Jessica Carrillo, and Karim Mendiburu.

Broadway's best will take the stage in front of Macy's famed flagship store, with special performances from the casts of Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen, Once on This Island, and SpongeBob SquarePants. In addition, the Radio City Rockettes will bring their signature high kicks to Herald Square.

Other performers will include Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr. and the cast & Muppets of Sesame Street, 98 Degrees, Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sabrina Carpenter, Andra Day & Common, Sara Evans, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Flo Rida, Goo Goo Dolls, Kat Graham, Andy Grammer, Angelica Hale, Olivia Holt, Nicky Jam, Wyclef Jean, Bravo's Top Chef stars Padma Lakshmi & Tom Colicchio, Dustin Lynch, Miss America 2018 Cara Mund, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Jojo Siwa, and more.

The 91st annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin at 9am from 77th Street and Central Park West. The procession will march to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South and march down 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas. At 34th Street, the parade will make its final turn west and end at 7th Avenue in front of Macy's Herald Square.