The Parade Route

Published On: Nov 15 2011 11:32:57 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 17 2010 03:45:37 AM EST
DETROIT, Mich. -

A reminder to parade watchers: scaffolding is prohibited during Thanksgiving events in downtown Detroit.

Violators will receive tickets, and the scaffolding will be removed.

Motorists traveling to downtown Detroit on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and for America’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday, Nov. 22 should note the following road closures.

Woodward Avenue will have one lane going northbound and one lane going southbound from Warren to Mack/Myrtle from noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21.  This section of Woodward will be closed completely from Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. through Thursday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.

Woodward Avenue from Mack/Myrtle to Jefferson will be shut down at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, except for patrons frequenting the Fox Theater and parade personnel.


The following streets will have limited access beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21:


The following streets will be closed beginning at 6 a.m. on Nov. 22 for the Turkey Trot:

In addition, motorists should be aware of the following: 

You can download a map of the route: here.