The beloved 6ABC Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade is back in Philly this November 24th. Get ready for a flurry of colorful parade floats, local celebrity appearances, cheerful marching band music and a live performance of The Nutcracker from the Philadelphia Ballet. Want to experience the festivities without camping out in the cold? These four posh spots are saving you a warm seat with prime parade views.
Assembly Rooftop Lounge
Take a seat at Logan Square’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge, where sweeping views of the Thanksgiving Parade come with cozy heated and firepit lounges, cocktails and more. Doors will open at 8 a.m., inviting visitors to the ninth floor eatery for brunch and panoramic views. The delectable smoked salmon platter, charcuterie and other mouthwatering bites are sure to keep parade-goers satisfied as the floats glide by. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 215.783.4171, assemblyrooftop.com
The Garden Restaurant Cafe at the Barnes Foundation
Step away from all commotion while staying within earshot of the fanfare by reserving a table at the Barnes Foundation Garden Restaurant. Here, guests can relax in the cafe’s luxe dining area overlooking the garden while enjoying house-made falafels, crispy pork belly drenched in yuzu sauce and delicious salmon carpaccio. 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 215.278.7070, barnesfoundation.org
Craving a tasty treat after watching the parade pass by? Warm up at The Hadley, a chic, contemporary restaurant just a block away from the route. Located in the heart of the Museum district, this eatery’s thin crust pizzas, gourmet burgers and colorful cocktails are sure to ward off the November chill. 2200 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, 215.982.2685, thehadleyrestaurant.com
The Logan Hotel
Parade views from a Presidential Suite? Count us in. This Thanksgiving, The Logan Hotel is welcoming one family into their seventh floor, 2,500-square-foot suite for unbeatable views of the parade. Wake up on Nov. 24 to a spread from Urban Farmer—hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, benedicts and more—before inviting friends and family to the heated balcony for unbeatable views. One Logan Square, 215.963.1500, theloganhotel.com