Plymouth Thanksgiving Parade Underway

Olly deMacedo, executive director of the Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth, introduces a meeting of the Wampanoags and Pilgrims descendents.

Olly deMacedo, executive director of the Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth, introduces a meeting of the Wampanoags and Pilgrims descendants.

PLYMOUTH – The America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration parade is underway along the waterfront in Plymouth.

The parade will run until just after 1 p.m. but festivities will be held all afternoon.

The New England Food Festival is being held at DCR Pilrim Memorial Park.

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The Park is also holding a Crafters Village.

Activities are also being held today at Brewster Gardens including Portal to the Past, which is a historical village with demonstrations, and a Wampanoag Educational Pavilion.

All events today run until 4 p.m.

Ceremonial mutual lighting of candle with Wampanoags and "Pilgrims."

Ceremonial mutual lighting of candle with Wampanoags and “Pilgrims.”

The weekend celebration continues tomorrow with a Harvest Market at the memorial park from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The market will feature vendors from Plymouth Farmers Market and live music.

Crafters Village will also be held tomorrow at the park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.