The smell of fresh, hot apple cider is in the air. The ground is covered with colorful leaves. The morning air is crisp and cold. These are all signs that autumn has arrived. And that means, fall festivities are getting underway. It’s a season to pack up the car and head out to Thanksgiving Day parades. Here is a list of some of the best parades in driving distance from the Pittsburgh region. Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. When most people think of Thanksgiving Day Parades, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade always comes to mind but the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is actually the nation’s oldest parade that started in 1920. In addition to the floats and balloons, local performers from choirs, dance groups, marching bands entertain the crowds. Click here for other events only hours away! Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.