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Houston Tradition Lives On: 68th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 68th annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade is coming up on November 23, 2017, starting at 9 a.m. and participants and parade-goers alike are super excited in anticipation! The parade will be located in downtown Houston, Texas and it’s free for everyone in attendance. There is also general seating up for purchase through the link provided here, which can be bought at a cost of $28 for those that require it. Considering the devastation that Hurricane Harvey wreaked on the city earlier this year, many residents and their fellow Texans will be happy to see that this tradition would continue.

Houston Tradition Lives On: 68 Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

Photo: Facebook/China Xinhua News

First rolling down city streets in 1949, the Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade features many floats, marchers, bands/dancers, and holiday charm! This tradition highlights the city of Houston and its spirit of community while entertaining the thousands of parade-goers who line the streets Thanksgiving morning. Sponsored by H-E-B, this 68th annual event is produced by the Mayor’s Office of Special Events and is sure to invite Houstonians to experience the holiday season in the spirit of togetherness.

Houston Tradition Lives On: 68 Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

Photo: Facebook/RODEOHOUSTON

Excited to be a part of this wonderful event, Rodeo Houston posted about their involvement in the parade on their Facebook page just this past week. “Be on the lookout for our Rodeo-themed floats during the “Houston is Tradition” segment. You can tune in from home on Thanksgiving Day morning or catch it LIVE in downtown Houston!” their post explained. Will you be present at this year’s parade? If not, will you be watching?