NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Go Bowling, America’s premiere destination for bowling news, game tips and events will join the 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® with a unique collection of balloonicles and specially created vehicles depicting the fun and whimsy of the game. On Thursday, November 22nd, the Go Bowling elements will score strikes down the line of march, recreating one of America’s favorite family sports for more than 3.5 million spectators lining the streets of Manhattan and more than 50 million viewers nationwide.
“Bowling brings people together for fun and celebration just like the Macy’s Parade,” said Jordan Dabby, vice-president Partnership Marketing for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “Our new and exciting partnership with Go Bowling highlights an activity that more than 67 million people love every year. We are thrilled to welcome Go Bowling to the Macy’s Parade family and hope the entire country enjoys the most unique Turkey Day bowling tournament they’ve ever seen.”
“The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is considered the start of the holiday season and an event that families across the country gather to watch and create memories,” said Randy Thompson, president of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. “There’s also nothing better than families and friends getting together over the holidays and having fun on the lanes. Our participation in the parade provides families a great reminder of this.”
On Thanksgiving Day, the holiday bowling scene will come to life through nine specially created elements showcasing the fun of the game. Two 14-foot long red and blue striped bowling shoe vehicles will kick-off the revelry, followed by six, 16-foot tall bowling pin balloonicles (a Macy’s Parade hybrid inflatable and vehicle). To complete the exhibition, a 14-foot wide bowling ball balloonicle will try to record strikes all morning as the Thanksgiving game progresses down the streets of New York City. Go Bowling’s debut will mark the largest presentation of balloon elements showcasing one partner in the Parade’s history.
The 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade airs nationwide on NBC-TV on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 from 9:00 AM – Noon; in all time zones.
About Go Bowling
Go Bowling is the destination for bowling fans and enthusiasts seeking news and information about one of America’s favorite pastimes and the nation’s number one participatory sport. With more than 67 million people taking to the lanes every year, Go Bowling is a one-stop location where people of all ages can go to satisfy their love of bowling. Consumers turn to Go Bowling every day to find bowling fun – discovering new bowling centers and tips to use on the lanes, event news and great deals at more than 1,700+ family-friendly bowling centers across the country.
About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
With more than 50 million viewers across the country and more than 3.5 million spectators that line up along the streets of New York City each year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national icon that has grown into a world-famous holiday event. For more than 90 years, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season. Growing in size and scale, the Parade proudly marches down a more than 2-mile route in New York City with more than 8,000 participants in tow including Macy’s employees, their families, celebrities, athletes, clowns and dance groups spreading holiday cheer. The Parade also features America’s best marching bands, fabulous floats and Macy’s signature giant helium character balloons. For more information on the Macy’s Parade, please visit www.macys.com/parade or call the Parade hotline at (212) 494-4495.
Source: Business Wire Entertainment News