Ronald McDonald and His Big Red Shoe

Chicago’s Parade welcomes back its Honorary Grand Marshal, Ronald McDonald!  Ronald will once again lead off the traditional forward-motion portion of our parade, riding in his giant red shoe.  Ronald is the namesake of the Ronald McDonald House Charities, which help...

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Life in the Tatra Mountains

This group is organized for cultural, charitable, religious, scientific, and educational purposes; More specifically to preserve, promote, and encourage the preservation and presentation of the traditional Tatra Mountain culture in the United States, Poland, and...

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WGN Television

Chicago’s Very Own WGN Television is Chicago’s Home for award-winning news, sports and entertainment, including the annual holiday special “Bozo, Gar & Ray: WGN TV Classics” immediately following the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade and streamed WGNTV.com. To learn...

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Huaxing Arts Troupe of Chicago

2016 is the Year of the Monkey. In Chinese culture, the Monkey King is the strongest and mightiest of all the monkeys in the monkey kingdom. His martial arts skills are unparalleled, and this float will show the Monkey King and his minions doing fantastic feats of...

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Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association

Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice that improves mental and physical wellness. It brings together meditation, energy exercises, and moral teachings as a means to cultivating the mind and body. At the core of Falun...

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Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago float will include the Indian Punjabi Maharaja wedding procession, with bride, groom, family and the wedding party in colorful Punjabi ethnic costumes. The float will also feature a Punjabi folk dance Bhangra troupe, Punjabi...

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