Check out the bands, mascots and animal groups in the 2019 WPXI Holiday Parade

Check out the bands, mascots and animal groups in the 2019 WPXI Holiday Parade

PITTSBURGH — The 2019 WPXI Holiday Parade presented by Neighborhood Ford Store will march through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 30 starting at 9 a.m. Here are some bands, mascots and animal groups you'll see in this year's parade:

Bands 

Brashear High School Marching Band

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Bishop Canevin High School Marching Band

The High Street Jazz Band

Knoch High School Marching Band

McKeesport Area High School Marching Band

Morgantown High School Marching Band

North Hills Marching Band

Obama Academy Marching Band

Ohio Valley Community Band

Penn Hills High School Marching Band

Pittsburgh Steeline (official drumline of the Pittsburgh Steelers)

See who else is performing in this year's parade:

Mascots 

Chatham University: Carson the Cougar

Coast Guard Auxiliary: Sammy the Sea Otter

Finn the Irish Wolfhound

Jellystone Park: Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, and Cindy Bear

Kennywood Park: Kenny Kangaroo and Parker the Arrow

Penn State: Nittany Lion

Pennie, The Christmas Pickle

Pilot with Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team

Pittsburgh Penguins: Iceburgh

Point Park University: Black Diamond Bison

Robert Morris University: RoMo

Smokey The Bear with the Fawn Twp Volunteer Fire Dept

Washington Wild Things Baseball team: The Wild Thing

Balloons 

Brainy Smurf sponsored by WPXI-TV

Hello Kitty sponsored by Vitalant

Daniel Tiger sponsored by Giant Eagle

Hermey the Elf sponsored by Dollar Bank

Scooby Doo sponsored by Gateway Health

Animal Groups

Animal Friends - Animal shelter that works to find forever-homes for animals while working to end overpopulation, abuse and unwarranted euthanasia.

Dream Horse Stables - Boarding and training facility that offers lessons to all ages and shows their horses at a local and national level.

Great Pyrenees Club of Western Pennsylvania - A non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes Great Pyrenees dogs.

Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs of Southwestern PA - A club that offers activities, education and community to owners and future owners of the breed.

Lovebug Therapeutic Horses - A group of miniature horses that travels to senior living facilities as well as special needs and community activities.

Paws Across Pittsburgh - Launched in April 2016 in response to a need for foster-based animal rescue in the area.