The giant balloons included Thomas the Tank Engine, Ronald McDonald and the Pillsbury Doughboy.
The new floats include Cracker Jack, Dora and Friends, GoldieBlox, and Pirate Booty’s Treasure Hunt.
The Macy’s fireworks show returned to the East River this year after spending the past five years on the Hudson.
Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.
Artists and engineers are putting the final touches on the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
About 200 people attended Macy’s Clown University Saturday taught by the stars of the Big Apple Circus.
The show will feature 40,000 shells and blinking smiley faces, according to executive producer Amy Kule.
Plans are set for the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, and organizers said quite a spectacle is in order.
Sixteen giant character balloons will be inflated Wednesday for their appearance in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The parade begins at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. It kicks off at 77th Street and Central Park West and heads south, ending at Macy’s Herald Square.
Designers of the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks show have been prepping for the big night for nearly two weeks.
One of the expected highlights this year is called the “octopus.”
The Macy’s folks say this year’s show is going to be a 25-minute show with more colors, shapes and effects.
Students and local Boy and Girl Scout troops from New Jersey got a tour Tuesday of the Macy’s Parade Studio in Hoboken where the floats are assembled.