City asking for volunteers to help with H-E-B Thanksgiving Parade

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Help guide elaborate floats, colorful marching bands and more

70TH H-E-B THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE 2019 JIM MCINGVALE

70th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade Parade with Grand Marshall Jim McIngvale in downtown Houston, Thursday, November 28, 2019. (Photo by Richard Carson)

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HOUSTON (KIAH) –  The H-E-B Thanksgiving Parade is back this year to kick off the holiday season, but first, organizers say they need volunteers. 

They’ll be assisting elaborate floats, colorful marching bands, high-flying balloons and other uniquely Houston entries as they traverse over 20 city blocks in downtown Houston. 

City organizers say they need volunteers for the following areas:

  • Balloon Handlers – March in the parade and help to guide giant helium balloons
  • Banner Carriers – Carry banners introducing featured performers and floats
  • Parade Marshals – Keep the parade moving – if you like being in charge, this is the spot for you]
  • Seating Ushers – Be the face of the City, greeting ticketed spectators in finding their way to seats in the special reserved area
  • ADA Ushers- Help handicapped guests be seated for the parade
  • Back Lot- Help entries in the back lot staging area

To sign up to volunteer with the 72nd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Parade, or for more information, click here

Meanwhile, Mayor Sylvester Turner is set to announce official details on the celebration on Monday at a press conference. 

The 72nd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Parade will start at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25. 

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