66th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade

Join us November 26, 2015!

Information below is from 2014 parade

2014 Thanksgiving Parade Logo

The 65th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade will welcome the holiday season by celebrating all things Houston, including a salute to the world-acclaimed Texas Medical Center.   Presiding over the Parade as Grand Marshals will be the stars from TLC’s television series The Little Couple, Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold along with their children, Will and Zoey.”  

The fun begins at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day when the downtown business district streets will come alive with zesty marching bands, imaginative floats and colorful balloons. 

Bring the family and celebrate our theme, Houston on Parade, with a stellar showcase of the city’s finest attributes - from families, the arts, sustainability, and the world famous Houston Medical Center.

Parking is available in the Theater District Parking Garage for a fee. Enter on Rusk between Bagby and Smith. Please look for the RED STAR on the parade route.  METRO buses will be running on holiday schedule – click the METRO link for information. Bleacher and specialty seating will not be available however; spectator access along the parade route is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets so you can enjoy the parade in comfort.   Food trucks and vendors will be available along the parade route. 

The 65th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade is produced by the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Susan Christian, Director and Parade Producer.

Sponsorship Information

For Event Sponsorship Information please contact: 

Debbi Elliott-Griffith
Div. Manager, Sponsorship
Mayor's Office of Special Events
Debbi.Griffith@ houstontx.gov
Susan Bono
Major Accounts Manager
Mayor's Office of Special Events
susan.bono@ houstontx.gov
Dawn Callahan
Event Coordinator, Sponsorships
Mayor's Office of Special Events
dawn.callahan@ houstontx.gov
Wendy Paynter
Accounts Manager
Mayor's Office of Special Events
Wpaynter96@ gmail.com 

2014 Parade

2014 Parade Commercial