Philadelphia is steeped in history and filled with delicious food: two good reasons why our city is one of the best places in America to celebrate Thanksgiving. Oh, that big ol' parade we have helps too. Read on for information about digging in to dinner, giving back to the community and enjoying the parade.
An annual tradition since 1920, the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade brings balloons, bands, floats and famous people to downtown Philadelphia every Thanksgiving morning. Includes information on the parade route and the best ways to get to the parade.
If you're interested in donating your time or money to help others enjoy the bounty of Thanksgiving, consider one of these area hunger-fighting organizations. In addition to accepting help year-round, many of them also run special food drives or fundraisers around Thanksgiving.