Kitchens are bustling and temperatures dropping. It’s that time of year for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, an annual must-see TV event for families that closes out fall and ushers in the winter holiday season.
The start time for the 2019 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is 9 am ET / 6 am PT. Performers, celebrities and thousands of onlookers will ignore the near-freezing temperatures and enjoy the joyous festivities.
As in year’s past, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be split across two TV channels – NBC and CBS – with coverage starting at 9 am.
You can also stream the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade online free without cable, and we’ll walk through all the options below.
CBS All Access
Non-Amazon Prime members can elect to signup for 7-day free trial of CBS All Access directly from CBS to stream the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for free.
CBS via Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime members, of which there are many, can take advantage of CBS All Access via Amazon Prime with an exclusive promo offer to watch the Thanksgiving Parade online without satellite or cable. The offer is for the first three months for only $4.99 or $2 a month off the $6.99 price.
Once enrolled for the promo offer, simply go to the CBS All Access app via the Amazon website or Amazon app.
CBS for Cable/Satellite Subscribers
Cable and satellite subscribers can go to the CBS online website and enter their provider credentials to access the Thanksgiving Day Parade live stream from either coast.
NBC via Hulu
Our top choice to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade live stream without cable on NBC with is with Hulu with Live TV. In addition to NBC and many other popular channels, Hulu Live TV also offers cloud DVR recording.
NBC via FuboTV
Another way to watch the NBC Thanksgiving Day Parade coverage online free is with a FuboTV 7-day free trial. Fubo TV includes NBC in most markets, also offers three days of auto recording via its 72-Hour Lookback feature as well as 50 hours of Cloud DVR service.
NBC for Cable/Satellite Subscribers
Cable and satellite subscribers can go to the NBC online website and enter their provider credentials to live stream the nearly 3-hour parade.