Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri will participate in one of America’s most beloved traditions, the 87th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, in NYC. She’ll be wearing a beautiful outfit designed by Joseph Ribkoff, the official wardrobe provider to Miss America as well as shoes by her footwear sponsor Pink & Pepper, which were selected by fans through a facebook contest.
The parade takes place on Thursday, November, 28 and will air on NBC from 9 a.m until Noon ET*.
Miss America will be waving with patriotic pride as she rides on the Top Hat Float that features the famous hat of Uncle Sam. The iconic red, white, and blue hat is immortalized on this returning float standing over 1.5 stories tall. Taking the stage to help spread holiday cheer will be stars from music, film, stage, sports and television, who are set to perform for the nation at Macy’s famed red star mark on 34th Street. Along with Nina, stars joining the festivities this year include: Kristin Chenoweth, Cherokee National Youth Choir, Chica and the gang from Sprout, Cirque du Soleil, Gavin DeGraw, Brett Eldredge, Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots with the cast of “Sesame Street,” Fifth Harmony, Florida Georgia Line, Goo Goo Dolls, Ariana Grande, Jack Hannah, Megan Hilty, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Sandra Lee, Cher Lloyd, Austin Mahone, Mannheim Steamroller, NFL legends Bart Oates, Amani Toomer and Hines Ward, NHL legends Cam Neely and Mike Richter, as well as Kellie Pickler, The Robertson family from A&E’s hit series “Duck Dynasty,” Debby Ryan, Richard Simmons, The Summer Set, and special performance from Carrie Underwood and members of the cast of NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live!”
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SOURCE: Miss America Organization