A Spectacular Parade in Stamford
Friday, November 11, 2011
It'll be a gigantic weekend in Stamford when the UBS Parade Spectacular marches through town. You don't have to travel into New York City on Thanksgiving to see the crowd pleasing giant balloons, they'll be on display in downtown Stamford.
When: Sunday, November 20th, at 12 Noon
The parade route starts on Summer Street at Hoyt and ends on Atlantic Street. Get there early for best viewing seats.
Can't make the parade? Get a backstage look at the balloons as they come to life during the Balloon Inflation Party on Saturday. Music, parade talent and costumed characters will greet and delight spectators.
When: Saturday, November 19th, 3-6 PM
Summer & Hoyt Streets
Giant Balloons include:
-Bob the Builder
-Clifford the Big Red Dog
-Hagar the Horrible
-Mr. Potato Head
-Oscar the Grouch
-The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Arrive By Train:
Metro North trains running between New Haven & Grand Central Station make several stops each hour at the Stamford Transportation Center. The parade route is just a 5 minute walk from the Transportation Center.
I-95 North or South, take Exit 7 or 8. Follow signs to parking.
Merritt Parkway Northbound or Southbound take exit 34 or 35. Follow signs to parking.
Parking is available at Landmark Square, Stamford Town Center, Stamford Government Center, Bell & Bedford Street Garages as well as several other convenient lots downtown.
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