Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Returns After First CancellationThe Chicago Thanksgiving Parade returns Thursday and will feature the traditional, large high-flying balloons, as well as dance acts, marching bands, floats, and even some special guests. The parade will stretch from Wells Drive to Randolph.
Chicago's 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade Steps Off Through The LoopThe 86th annual Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off through The Loop Thursday morning.
Preparing For The Thanksgiving Day ParadeGiant five-story inflatable balloons will take over the parade route, much to the delight of thousands of children who can't get enough of the larger-than-life cartoon characters floating through the Loop.
Extra Security Surrounds Chicago's Thanksgiving ParadeRonald McDonald lead some five thousand participants in the parade. Among them Fred Flintstone who appeared larger than life as he floated through the concrete canyon.
Crowds Gather For Thanksgiving Day ParadeThis is the 84th Thanksgiving parade that got its start during the Great Depression as a way to lift people's spirits.
Balmy Weather Makes For Perfect Day For ParadeThe weather was a big hit at the Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street this morning. Thousands of parade-goers came out to the 79th annual parade.