Since 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kick-off to the holiday season. Every year, the Emmy Award winning tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million people at home, all tuned in to see the famous big balloons, a collection of amazing performances, and one-of-a-kind floats. And now you can join fellow Spartans to see one of the most popular events in New York City, firsthand. This exclusive tour includes 3-nights at the Le Meridien New York Central Park hotel, VIP parade viewing at the JW Marriott Essex House Hotel Grand & Petit Salon located on the parade route, unlimited use of a 7-day MetroCard for New York subway public transportation, $100 restaurant voucher, entrance to a Broadway Show and more.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24th
All Day: Check in to the Le Méridien New York Central Park
Night: Wednesday Evening Welcome Gathering
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25th
Morning: Exclusive VIP Parade viewing at the JW Marriott Essex House (indoor and outdoor viewing areas along the parade route) to include brunch and cocktails
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26th
Morning: Full breakfast
Afternoon/Evening: Free day to explore NYC (don’t forget to use your included MetroCard, restaurant voucher, and Broadway Show option)
**Additional Optional activities during free time:
Macy’s Balloon Inflation Event (Wednesday Only)
Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular
Hop on, Hop off Sightseeing Bus Tour
Concierge Assistance available for play or sports tickets, restaurant reservations, VIP nightlife details, exclusive tour access, and more.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27th
Morning: Full breakfast & departure day