Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.
The wet weather will be wrapped up by Thursday, but the winds will still be whipping. The windy forecast means the big character balloons might not be a part of the parade on Thursday.
The storm is expected to hit the region late Tuesday and stretch into Wednesday.
Artists and engineers are putting the final touches on the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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About 200 people attended Macy’s Clown University Saturday taught by the stars of the Big Apple Circus.
A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.
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The parade stepped off at 9 a.m from 77th and Central Park West with more than 3 million people in attendance and another 50 million watching on TV.
Sixteen giant character balloons will be inflated Wednesday for their appearance in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Widening pedestrian plazas and other factors have made it necessary for Macy’s to slightly alter the Thanksgiving day parade route this year.
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.
Children of the 1980s will get a nostalgic reminder of that era’s Saturday morning cartoons later this month, as Hello Kitty and Papa Smurf appear in giant balloon form in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Music and cheers accompanied the balloons and floats as they made their way down Seventh Avenue.