The Parade Company

Take a journey into our magical Paradeland and experience a Behind The Scenes look at America's Thanksgiving Parade! Learn about the Parades interesting history and traditions, explore the studio full of floats, and see how our award-winning artisans create the magic. Journey through our unique, creative kingdom and view the world's largest collection of papier-mache heads and the costume shop where over 3,000 costumes make characters come to life. Fun for all ages. Don't forget to visit our studio treasure chest and take home your very own souvenir to remember your experience. Tours are by reservation only and operate Monday-Saturday the entire year. Wheelchair and stroller accessible.

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Contact Information


9500 Mt. Elliott, Studio A

Detroit, MI 48211

Driving Directions

Reservations: (313) 923-8368

Phone: (313) 923-7400

Fax: (313) 923-2920


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