WVU Marching Band to Perform in 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University’s marching band has been chosen to perform in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The university announced the selection Saturday. It will be the WVU band’s first appearance in the annual televised parade, which is seen by more than 3.5 million live spectators and more than 50 million people overall.

The Pride of West Virginia was selected from 175 applicants as one of 10 bands to march in the parade, a Thanksgiving day staple since 1924.

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