Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan will participate in one of America’s most beloved traditions, the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, in NYC, wearing a beautiful coat designed by Joseph Ribkoff, Inc. The parade takes place on Thursday, November, 24 on NBC from 9 a.m to Noon ET*.
Teresa will be riding aboard the Gift of Freedom float. America’s symbol of freedom, the Statue of Liberty, is immortalized on this brand new float that features a replica of the Lady in the Harbor’s famed torch. Also aboard for the patriotic ride will be members of the U.S. Military Cadets Chorus saluting the nation with a rendition of “God Bless America.”
Taking the stage to help spread holiday cheer will be stars from music, film, stage, sports and television, who are set to perform for the nation at Macy’s famed red star mark on 34th Street. Along with Teresa, stars joining the festivities this year include: Rodney Atkins; the Big Apple Circus; Mary J. Blige; Cobra Starship; Neil Diamond; Michael Feinstein; The Fresh Beat Band; Cee Lo Green; Avril Lavigne; Shelby Lynne; Mannheim Steamroller; China Anne McClain; Scotty McCreery; Ingrid Michaelson; the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street; Savannah Outen; Power Rangers Samurai; Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Willard Scott; cast of Broadway’s Sister Act; cast of Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Straight No Chaser; U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club; Johnny Weir; and Zendaya.
For more information on the parade, visit www.macys.com/parade.