DETROIT — The Parade Co. announced today a celebrity line-up, which includes popular entertainers and native Detroiters, during America’s Thanksgiving Parade. In addition to celebrity guests including Ruben Studdard, Kenichi Ebina, Sixto Rodriquez and more, this year’s parade also features nine new floats and a nearly three mile parade route. Recognized as one of the best Thanksgiving parades in the country by US News & World Report Travel, parade Grand Marshal Jim Leyland will lead the iconic parade from its new step-off location at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Kirby.
“Every year the parade features an exciting celebrity line-up and this year is truly spectacular,” said Tony Michaels, president & CEO, The Parade Company. “We are proud to welcome an amazing group of celebrities and look forward to celebrating one of our biggest years in parade history with our special guests.”
For a full list of celebrity guests and parade morning events, visit www.theparade.org.