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Macy's Parade



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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Event Details

The Texas Tech University Goin' Band from Raiderland will participate in the 97th edition of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23, 2023, in New York City. The Goin' Band is one of 10 marching bands that will participate in the annual Thanksgiving Day parade. The parade is scheduled to step off at 9 a.m. (ET) and will be televised nationally on NBC from 9 a.m. – noon in all time zones.


November 23, 2023


9 a.m. – Noon (All time zones)


New York, NY


There are no tickets to purchase to watch the parade. The grandstand areas are tightly controlled by Macy's and are not for sale to the general public.

Travel Packages

Texas Tech University has partnered with Music Festivals & Tours to produce a travel package for Red Raiders wishing to make the trip to New York City to cheer on the Goin' Band from Raiderland in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Sheraton New York Times Square will serve as the host hotel for Red Raider fans and the packages include tickets to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and a Thanksgiving dinner cruise around the New York Harbor with the Goin' Band!To secure your package, you must register by Monday, March 13. EXTENDED TO APRIL 1. Please note that the travel package does not include reserved seating to watch the parade as this type of seating is not made available to purchase.



Charter Air Service from Lubbock to New York

The Texas Tech Alumni Association is considering an air charter from Lubbock to New York as an add on to the existing travel packages listed above. If you're interested in participating in an air charter, please contact Kahlie Callison at kahlie.callison@ttu.edu or 806-834-4412.



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