Enjoy Chicago's Grand Holiday Tradition as the nationally-televised McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade steps off from State Street in downtown Chicago. The parade features Grand Marshal Jennifer Beals, Honorary Grand Marshal Ronald McDonald, giant Paddington and Garfield balloons, the nation's best marching bands and more. Written by
Chicago's Grand Holiday Tradition
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Michael Clarke Duncan was scheduled to appear in this year's parade, but had to back out due to family reasons. See more