66th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

Join us November 26, 2015!

2014 Thanksgiving Parade Logo

The Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1949, when Santa arrived at Union Station and rode his sleigh to the downtown Foley’s.  Since then, the Thanksgiving Day parade has gone through a few changes but today, it remains a 66 year-old holiday tradition showcasing the Houston community and entertaining more than 200,000 parade-goers lining the streets on Thanksgiving morning. Join us again this year as we embrace the holiday spirit on Thursday, November 26, 2015 with the 66th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade.   The holidayparadeis a stunning showcase of sensational floats, flying balloons, marching bands, artistic entries and live entertainment.   Free. 10am – 12pm. 901 Bagby.

Parking is available in the Theater District Parking Garage for a fee. METRO buses will be running on holiday schedule. Spectator access along the parade route is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets so you can enjoy the parade in comfort. 

The 66th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade is produced by the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Susan Christian, Director and Parade Producer.

Sponsorship Information

For Event Sponsorship Information please contact: 

Debbi Elliott-Griffith
Div. Manager, Sponsorship
Mayor's Office of Special Events
Debbi.Griffith@ houstontx.gov

Susan Bono
Major Accounts Manager
Mayor's Office of Special Events
susan.bono@ houstontx.gov

Brittany Jozwiak
Event Coordinator, Sponsorship
Mayor's Office of Special Events

2014 Parade

2014 Parade Commercial