Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade coming to Hulu for the first time

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Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade

Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade coming to Hulu for the first time. To say “The 6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebration” has been our family tradition for 46 years is a testament to how amazing this event is. My personal affinity for this parade goes back to being a Philly native and spending many years outside during rain, snow, high winds, unusually hot weather watching Tom Turkey, Santa Claus, National recording artists, and my own hometown marching band walk the streets of the Ben Franklin Parkway. This year please join me here in Florida and watch along on Hulu as the parade is finally streamed worldwide.

6abc, Philadelphia’s most-watched television station and leading news source, rings in the holiday season with its 11-year title sponsor Dunkin’ for the “The 6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebration” on Thursday, Nov. 25 (8:30 a.m. EST). The No. 1 hometown parade begins with a half-hour preview show, followed by three hours of celebrity appearances, performances, and sweepstakes contests throughout the parade’s broadcast. The event is hosted by 6abc Action News’ Rick Williams, Cecily Tynan, Adam Joseph, Karen Rogers, and Alicia Vitarelli with special guest host Carson Kressley, Emmy®-award-winning daytime talk show host Tamron Hall and Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee of “Good Morning America.”

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Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade

Viewers from across the country will be able to watch the three-and-a-half-hour broadcast in nine additional markets* across the country, including ABC-owned ABC11/WTVD-TV Raleigh Durham, and available to stream live on Hulu and 6abc.com. The popular Dunkin’ Fan Cam is back LIVE on the streets of Philadelphia, following hosts Alicia and Adam up the Ben Franklin Parkway throughout the parade as they share in the festivities with parade-goers and engage with viewers via social media hashtag #6abcTDP. Special guest hosts Kressley and Zee will be joined by Quinta Brunson, creator, writer, executive producer, and star of the upcoming ABC workplace comedy “Abbott Elementary,” which debuts with a special premiere on Tuesday, December 7 (9:30 p.m. EST/8:30 p.m. CST).  

The Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade includes local talent, performances, sports team mascots, and numerous celebrity guests and appearances including special guests Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World Resort.  Click here for a full list of special appearances and parade participants.  

“We have enormous pride in presenting ‘The 6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebration’ to the city we love. It is a tremendous honor for our employees and thousands of volunteers along the Parkway to be involved and, most importantly, to be organized and produced in-person with numerous safety protocols in place to ensure that while we’re having a good time, we’re also remaining safe,” said Bernie Prazenica, president and general manager, 6abc/WPVI. “All the festivities are possible because of our 11-year sponsor Dunkin’ and the rest of our terrific sponsors.”   

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Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade

“We are thrilled to celebrate the return of ‘The 6abc Dunkin’ Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebration’ and to kick off the holiday season with Philadelphia’s favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition,” said Jackie Keown, field marketing director for Dunkin’. “Dunkin’ and our Greater Philadelphia-area franchisees love being part of such a special day and look forward to celebrating in person and on the parkway this year and with our viewers at home who can’t make it but want to join in the fun!” 

Joining title partner Dunkin’ (dunkindonuts.com) as major corporate sponsors are Acme Markets (acmemarkets.com), Ram Trucks (ramtrucks.com), and NRG (picknrg.com).

Additionally, viewers will have the opportunity to win numerous prizes, from free Dunkin’ coffee for a year to front row seats at Disney on Ice “Let’s Celebrate.” The sweepstakes and rules pertaining to the prizes can be found at 6abc’s “Watch & Win”.  

Viewers can stream the virtual parade celebration live on Hulu, 6abc.com6abc Philadelphia News App, and 6abc Connected Television Apps on Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku Platforms. 

Editor’s Note: Click here for a full list and parade participants.

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