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Parade rings in holidays for thousands of Houstonians

November 22, 2018 Entertainment 0 Views The H-E-B Tom Turkey Float participates on the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade with the…

The echoes of marching bands reverberated across downtown Houston Thursday morning as thousands descended to watch the city’s HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The parade, which featured prominent Houston athletes such as The Astros ‘Jose Altuve and the Rockets’ James Harden was bolstered this year by a morning of sunshine.

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Also leading the parade this year were members of Houston’s Southern Apache Museum, which aims to preserve Native American heritage in both the Houston area and in Texas.

Mayor Sylvester Turner with other city leaders were on scene to celebrate the 69th year of the parade.

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Nearby, George R. Brown Convention Center, thousands more gathered outside, ready to enter the building and receive free meals, haircut

Rob Boehlert, a coordinator with the City Wide Club’s annual Big Super Feast event, estimated 20,000 people will enter the convention center’s doors Thursday.

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