Join The Ohio State University Alumni Association to see your very own Ohio State University Marching Band in one of the most popular events in New York City, first hand!
Since 1924, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kick-off to the holiday season, and this year they are playing host to your very own Ohio State University Marching Band! Every year, the Emmy Award winning tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million people at home, all tuned in to see the famous big balloons, a collection of amazing performances, one-of-a-kind floats and more!
- Three (3) night ACCOMMODATIONS at the Westin New York Times Square
- VIP PARADE VIEWING EVENT & BRUNCH from an exclusive vantage point at Jimmy's American Grill.
- Full BREAKFAST at the hotel Wednesday and Friday morning
- Tuesday WELCOME RECEPTION with drinks and light appetizers
- Unlimited use, 7-day METROCARD for New York public transportation, including the subway
- $100 RESTAURANT VOUCHER to be used at your convenience
- Special Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade SOUVENIR
- Event LANYARD, CREDENTIAL and TICKET HOLDER
- On-site SET TRAVEL HOSTS and HOTEL HOSPITALITY DESK
- TAXES and GRATUITIES on all included items, including hotel porterage
Travelers must be able to walk upwards of 3 miles on uneven ground, up and down flights of stairs, and stand or sit in cold weather for several hours.
Dates Nov. 20 – Nov. 23, 2018
Cost $2,159* (Airfare is not included. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and early booking deadlines. Dates, itineraries, and prices are subject to change.)
Region North America
Contact Debbie Vargo
800-852-TOUR (8687), ext. 1
Nov. 20 Day 1 - Arrival Day
All Day - Check in to the Westin New York Times Square
Night - Tuesday Evening Welcome Event
Nov. 21 Day 2 - Free Day to Explore
Morning - Full breakfast
Afternoon/Evening - Free day to explore NYC (don’t forget to use your included MetroCard and restaurant voucher)
**Optional activities during free time
- Macy’s Balloon Inflation Event (Wednesday Only)
- Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular
- Hop on, Hop off Sightseeing Bus Tour
- Concierge Assistance for play or sports tickets, restaurant reservations, VIP nightlife details, exclusive tour access, and more.
Nov. 22 Day 3 - Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
Morning - Parade viewing at Jimmy’s American Restaurant to include Brunch and Brunch cocktails
Nov. 23 Day 4 - Departure Day
Morning - Full breakfast & Departure day
*Itinerary subject to change due to local conditions.