Detroit Lions Hall of Fame receiver Calvin Johnson will be in the Motor City on Thanksgiving Day as he has been named as one of the Grand Marshals for the 2021 Thanksgiving Day Parade. Joining Johnson as a Grand Marshal is Bishop Vann.
The announcement was made by The Parade Company on Thursday.
“We are thrilled to welcome Calvin Johnson and Bishop Vann as this year’s Grand Marshals for America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner-White,” said Tony Michaels, president and CEO of The Parade Company. “Both are beloved figures in Detroit who have worked tirelessly to elevate our city and serve our community. It will be exciting to celebrate with them on Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning.”
The Parade Company announced Thursday that NFL Hall of Famer Calvin Johnson Jr. and Detroit Bishop Edgar Vann will be Grand Marshals for the 95th annual America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner-White. https://t.co/eG6JhragYq
— Local 4 WDIV Detroit (@Local4News) October 14, 2021