Chicago's 88th Thanksgiving Day Parade in The Loop

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Chicago's 88th Thanksgiving Parade in The Loop 04:04

CHICAGO (CBS) – Throngs gathered to enjoy Chicago's 88th Thanksgiving Parade Thanksgiving morning in The Loop.

CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe said "it feels like a party" as last preparations were made along the parade route on State Street.

The parade kicked off at 8 a.m. It started at State Street and Ida B. Wells Drive and headed north to Randolph Street.

The traditional large high-flying balloons, as well as dance acts, marching bands, floats, and even some special guests were featured.

Among the performers were the Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers from west suburban Riverside. Twenty to 25 dancer performed traditional Scottish steps.
CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe joins Thanksgiving Parade dancers live. 00:21

Odgiwe showed off her moves with the dance group live on air.

The dance group has performed in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade for over 30 years.

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