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Highlights from the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Watch the opening sequence to the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade. (WPVI)

The tradition continues, as anchors Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan hosted the 98th annual 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning.

The annual parade, the longest running Thanksgiving Day parade in the country, has been a tradition for many families across the region.

There were 17 marching bands from across the nation, 18 balloons, floats, performances as well as fan favorites from music, stage and screen.



Rick and Cecily got into the musical acts, dancing in the broadcast booth with Justin Guarini.

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Rick Williams and Cecily Tynan enjoy their time in the broadcast booth with Justin Guarini



And other members of the Action News team were on hand, riding along the parade route on the riverboat float.

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Members of the Action News team aboard the riverboat float in the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade



And it's always the most wonderful time of the year, as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in Philadelphia.
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It's the most wonderful time of the year, as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in Philadelphia.



Santa even added a touch of early Christmas magic, helping with a surprise proposal on the Parkway!

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Santa helps out with a surprise proposal at the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade



And at the end, Santa and Mrs. Claus ascending the Art Museum steps for an incredible finale!!

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Watch the incredible Thanksgiving Parade finale



We hope you enjoyed the show. Thanks for watching!

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The performers at the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade are having a blast!


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