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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Final preparations are underway for Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Chopper 3 was over Southwest Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.

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Floats were lined up in the neighborhood before making their trek to JFK Boulevard.

Then, Chopper 3 ventured over to the staging area in front of the Art Museum where many of the performances will be held.

thanksgiving day parade Final Preparations Underway For Nations Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade In Philadelphia

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At 99-years-old, it’s the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in America.

It kicks off Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at 20th Street and JFK Boulevard.

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If you plan to be there, dress warmly! It’s going to be bitterly cold.

The Delaware Valley is expected to experience its coldest Thanksgiving in over 100 years.