Watch for these locals in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Harrison marching band in Macy's parade

Each year, 3.5 million New Yorkers line the route of the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Another 50 million watch on television. This year, several acts with ties to Metro Atlanta will take part on the yearly tradition.

The 90th annual event with include Cobb County’s Harrison High School marching band. They'll be one of only 12 bands that will be featured in the parade. It's a return trip for the Hoyas. They first appeared in the parade in 2009.

They will be the third band in the parade.

Another local feature includes Delta Airlines. The popular airline has been featured in the annual parade for almost a decade with its first introduction back in 2000 and then again in 2008. They've taken part in the parade every year since.

This year the airline will host their classic Winter Wonderland float featuring the classic Gothic Bridge in New York's Central Park.


Atlanta natives Chloe and Halle are also scheduled to perform in the extravaganza. YouTube sensations turned Beyoncé protégés have not only been featured in her famous Lemonade album, but have also sung twice for First Lady Michelle Obama.

Chloe and Halle have also acted in a few roles in movies and hit television shows including House of Payne, Austin & Ally, Last Holiday and Meet the Browns.

Only 18 and 16 respectively, they are already singed to Beyoncé’s management Parkwood Entertainment. They have toured worldwide with her, opening several of her concerts with their captivating voices.

Other expected performers include De La Soul, Aloe Blacc, Sarah McLachlan and Tony Bennett.

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade airs on 11 Alive on Thursday, November 24th from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

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