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America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration

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Official Website:America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration
Location:170 Water Street, Plymouth, MA, 02360 map
Dates:Fri, Sat, Sun from 11/22/14 - 11/25/14
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Seasonal Fun


America's Hometown Thanksgiving CelebrationThe Saturday morning Celebration festivities begin at 10:30am on the Plymouth Massachusetts historic waterfront with an opening ceremony featuring a variety of top-quality entertainment.

This is one of America’s only historically accurate chronological parades, visually bringing to life America’s rich heritage representing each century from the 17th through the 21st. In showing the preservation of America’s history through the years, beginning with the Pilgrim era, we promote an appreciation among our citizens for our rich heritage.

The parade is ranked the #1 Thanksgiving parade in the nation by AOL. It features beautifully decorated floats, nationally recognized Drum and Bugle Corps, re-enactment units from every period of American history and military marching units.

Patriotism and hope is revived in the hearts of observant adults and children as the drum and fife, pipe, drum and bugle corps, and military bands play music honoring the courageous defenders of our country: the men and women who serve in the Army, the Navy, the Marines, the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 21

Tours of the Historic Waterfront: 2-4pm
NEW: Illuminate 2014 - DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park: 4-5pm
Thanksgiving Street Festival, Court Street: 5-7pm
Taste Of New England VIP Reception, Memorial Hall: 5-6:30pm (invitation only)
The PIDC Patriotic COncert - Performances by American Originals and Tops in Blue: 7-10pm (doors open at 6pm for general seating)

Saturday, November 22

Opening Ceremonies, DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park 10:30am
Thanksgiving Parade, Main Street, PLymouth: 11am-1:15pm
Hannaford Supermarkets New England Food Festival, DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park: 11am-4pm
Crafter's Village, DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park: 11am-4pm
Portal to the Past, Historic Village and Demonstrations, Brewster Gardens, 10am-4pm
Wampanoag Education Pavilion, sponsored by Massasoit Community College, Brewster Gardens: 11am-4pm
The National Senior and Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps Reunion Concert, Memorial Hall: 6:30pm

Sunday, November 23

Makepeace Farms Harvest Market, DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park: 11am-4pm
Crafter's Village, DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park: 11am-4pm

Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25

The Venture of 1620, Performed LIVE in Plymouth, MA, Monday at 7pm and Tuesday at 12pm and 7pm

Educational and economic factors aside, the parade offers plenty of fun and entertainment to attract visitors from all corners of the United States and even beyond. Music, historical reenactments, vintage American cars and beautiful handmade floats are all part of the visual feast and fun. Viewers are treated to a visual trip back to the colonial days.

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Opening Ceremonies -DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park, 10:30AM
Parade Steps Off-Benny’s Plaza Court Street, 11:00AM


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