Bracing against wind and unfriendly parade-watching temperatures in the 30s, thousands of people have lined the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the 94th annual 6ABC Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Tradition is tradition, no matter how uncomfortable it might be.
"I've been here 47 years, that's what brings me out," said Felipe Negron, 47, who lives near the Parkway. "It's fun. It starts off the day. Go home, watch the game, waiting for the bird to fry."
Colleen Rodriguez, 43, came from Reading with her twin 6-year-old daughters and a 4-year-old son. "We've been coming for the last four years," she said. "Even though it is cold, we were looking forward to it."