PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mother Nature cooperated with Philadelphia and the weather was perfect for the 96th annual Thanksgiving Day parade.

Thousands lined the Parkway for the marching bands, floats and performers.

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Fishtown native John Dooley took advantage of the beautiful day, popping the question to his longtime girlfriend Amy McCord.

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She said yes.

“Very excited, shocked, nervous, happy and very grateful. A great day.” Amy said after the proposal.

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John added, “Thanksgiving we’re all eating together to celebrate what we’re most thankful for, and celebrate our engagement.”