2014 MACY'S PORTLAND HOLIDAY EVENTS
12:00 PM - 11:40 AM
MY MACY'S HOLIDAY PARADEThe annual My Macy's Holiday Parade will take place on Friday, November 28, 2014 in downtown Portland. The parade steps off at NW Park Ave. and NW Davis St. promptly at 9 a.m. and lasts approximately one hour. The Holiday Parade's route will begin at NW Park Ave. and NW Davis St., then travel east on NW Davis to Broadway, south on Broadway to SW Alder St, east on SW Alder St. (past Macy's) to SW 4th Ave., north on SW 4th Ave. to NW Flanders St., west on NW Flanders St. to NW Park Ave. for disband.The Oregonian and K-103 FM radio are the media partners for the Parade this year. The 2014 My Macy's Holiday Parade will feature 26 Macy's floats, local middle and high school marching bands, and nearly 600 costumed characters, community floats and much more! New to this year's Parade is Daisy the Doodlebug which appeared in past Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades in New York! In addition, we've added five new inflatable floats: Christmas Kitten, Gingerbread House, Dinosaur, Blue Nesting Dolls and a Snow Globe complete with a snow queen and her royal court!The parade will conclude shortly after Santa dashes in his sleigh past Macy's, heading directly from the North Pole to his Portland holiday post at Macy's Santaland, which opens at 11:00 AM.MACY'S SANTALAND: THE REAL BEARD. THE REAL DEAL!The tradition of visiting Santaland and having family portraits taken with Old St. Nick continues at the downtown Macy's store on the Level A. Macy's will once again offer a wide assortment of digital photography packages and families will be able to take their Santa photos home immediately after they're taken. Santa photos will be available every day from Friday, November 28 through Wednesday, December 24. For more information, give us a jingle at 503-248-5415. SANTALAND HOURS:Nov. 28: 11 AM to 9 PMNov. 29: 9 AM to 9 PMNov. 30 - Dec. 2: 11 AM to 7 PMNov. 3 - Dec. 6: 10 AM to 9 PMDec. 7: 11 AM to 7 PMDec. 8 - Dec. 13: 10 AM to 9 PMDec. 14 - Dec. 23: 9 AM to 9 PMDec. 24: 9 AM to 5 PMThe famous Monorail and train garden will also be on display next to Santaland for candid family photo opportunities. PET NIGHT WITH SANTA!Bring your favorite pet with you to Macy's Santaland and have your photo taken with Santa! Buy one of our snowflake ornaments to frame your photo and hang it on your tree to treasure for a lifetime. Pet Night hours: 6-9 PM on December 2 and 9.HOLIDAY "BELIEVE" CAMPAIGN TO BENEFIT MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATIONBelievers of all ages are invited to drop off letters - stamped and addressed to Santa at the North Pole - at any Santa Mail letterbox at your local Macy's store. For each letter received, Macy's will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, up to $1 million, to grant wishes to local children with life-threatening medical conditions. For more information, visit www.macys.com/holiday events.