New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio teased that Macy’s is putting together entertainment for Thanksgiving to replace the traditional live parade coverage in light of the pandemic.
“It will not be the same parade we’re used to, it will be a different kind of event, they are re-inventing the event for this moment in history,” de Blasio said.
This will not be a live parade, but the experience will be online, and on television, de Blasio said, not delving into details.
He is reviewing the specifics with Macy’s later today.
De Blasio began by saying there are some things “we still can’t do” like have “large gatherings … parades … community events.”
The Mayor noted he is looking forward to the parade’s hopeful return in 2021.