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Downtown Stamford, CT Helium Balloon Parade Hotel

Stamford, CT, Helium Balloon Parade, Hotel, Downtown, Family Friendly

Step aside, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Here in Stamford, we’ve got our very own whopping iconic holiday pageantry to offer.

Our corner of the Tri-State Area, after all, hosts one of the nation’s very biggest helium balloon parades: the Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular. And the 2017 run-through is fast approaching, so now’s definitely the time to iron down your boutique lodgings right here at Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford!

This year’s balloon bonanza takes place on Sunday, November 19—rain or shine, mind you—and with a plush room at our chic hotel you’re nice and close to the parade route. Step-off happens at noon on Summer Street, with the eye-popping procession proceeding down Broad Street and then Atlantic—just a few blocks from Hotel Zero Degrees over here on Washington Blvd.

The Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular: Helium Giants, Marching Bands, Decorated Floats

The Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular has it all: a mighty fleet of titanic helium balloons depicting iconic characters, their majestic, slow-mo advance accompanied by snazzy, award-winning regional marching bands in lockstep, a whole variety of decked-out floats, and troupes of clowns and other merry revelers. Who knows what familiar faces you’ll see among the towering balloon ranks? Previous years have featured such supersized staples as Garfield, Scooby Doo, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Fred Flintstone, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Hagar the Horrible.

Needless to say, watching a line of epic balloon figures (some on the order of 60 feet high) thread a pomp-powered path through the streets of Stamford is infectiously fun, and a wonderful way to mark the Thanksgiving season.

Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford: Ideal Boutique Headquarters for Taking in the 2017 Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

It’ll be a joy to wander over to the parade sidelines from your stylish room at Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford—especially given you’ll be nice and well-fed by our complimentary warm breakfast buffet. And we’ll be ready to welcome you back at our wind-down lounge or some other cozy post-parade station.

So get in the helium-happy holiday spirit and join the merry masses at one of the very grandest Stamford spectacles of the year during the Downtown Parade Spectacular. And for the utmost in convenience and hospitality, make your reservations for a boutique guestroom within shouting distance of the balloon-way here at Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford.

Mark your calendars for November 19!