Media Contact: Kassandra Timothe, Public Information Officer
City of North Miami
305-893-6511, ext. 12106


North Miami, FL – 11/22/2016

Watch the City of North Miami’s Mannequin and You Name It Challenge Thanksgiving Parade promo video, click here.    

Celebrate over 40 years of holiday tradition in North Miami at South Florida’s only parade on Thanksgiving Day.  Enjoy a family fun-filled morning of spectacular bands, entertaining dance groups, and colorful floats as the City celebrates 90 years of history and culture.  This year, the city of North Miami has partnered with Tropical Nights of North Miami to kick-off cultural celebrations in the community. Haitian compas band, Djakout, will perform live along the parade route Thanksgiving morning. 

The parade steps off at 10 a.m. eastbound along NE 125 Street from NE 6 – 12 Avenue.  Come early and pick a seat curbside along the parade route.  Enjoy live broadcasts of the parade’s 50+ entertaining parade units at one of three broadcast areas, located at the following intersections: 

  • NE 6 Avenue will feature DJ Bulletproof with 103.5 the Beat on the street with giveaways, music and more! 
  • NE 8 Avenue is the site of the Main Sound stage, featuring Papa Keith 103.5 the Beat and Ashley Gaitan 
  • NE 10 Avenue featuring DJ Lumoney 

Parade-goers are encouraged to use the City’s Snapchat geo-filter along the parade route and share their photos on social media using the following hashtags:  #NoMiParade2016 #Get2NoMi #NorthMiami #Celebrating90Years

For media credentials and coverage day of the event, contact Kassandra Timothe for access into barricaded areas along parade route.

When:          Thursday, November 24, 2016.  Parade steps off at 10 a.m. until approximately 12 p.m. 
Where:         Along NE 125 Street, from NE 6th – 12th Avenue in    downtown North Miami

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in municipal lots and street-side parking available throughout North Miami’s downtown area.  Portions of NE 125 Street will be closed starting at 7 a.m.  Watch for detours around the parade route.  
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