America’s Thanksgiving Parade Crowned Best Holiday Parade 2022 by USA Today

Congratulations to America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner White on winning USA Today’s Best Holiday Parade 2022 poll! Every year, USA Today hosts the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards to find the top events, places, food, and more in the North American region. A panel of travel experts picks out the top 20 contenders for each category then it is up to voters to decide who is in the top 10.

The top 10 winners for Best Holiday Parade 2022 are as follows:

  1. America’s Thanksgiving Parade – Detroit, Michigan
  2. Philadelphia Mummers Parade – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  3. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – New York, New York
  4. Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
  5. Reston Holiday Parade – Reston, Virginia
  6. Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade – Annapolis, Maryland
  7. Tournament of Roses Parade – Pasadena, California
  8. Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade – Calistoga, California
  9. San Diego Bay Parade of Lights – San Diego, California
  10. Magnificent Mile Lights Festival – Chicago, Illinois

This is the third time America’s Thanksgiving Parade has won 1st place in USA Today’s poll, with the other winning years being 2018 and 2019.