The 97th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature character balloons and magical floats, marching bands from across the nation, a star-studded line up of guests, and a television broadcast that will be available with live audio description. This celebration begins with a “showstopping performance” by musician and television star Jon Batiste and includes an appearance by “music legend Cher,” to “usher in the holiday season.” NBCUniversal has announced that the NBC broadcast of the Parade will be presented with live audio description on the Secondary Audio Program channel (SAP). Provided by Descriptive Video Works, the SAP broadcast will be available with additional audio narration describing the Parade’s vivid visuals. The event begins at 8:30 am ET. For more information about the day’s festivities, read the Macy’s inc webpage detailing how The World-Famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Kicks Off the Holiday Season.