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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Snoopy At Macy's Parade

Balloons Fly For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.


SpongeBob Squarepants  floats down Broadway in Times Square as he  joins the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010.  (Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Windy Weather May Ground Giant Balloons At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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.


Macy's Parade Weather Concerns

Approaching Nor’Easter Threatens Holiday Travel, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The storm is expected to hit the region late Tuesday and stretch into Wednesday.


"Despicable Me" minions running amok on this new Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float! (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Macy’s Unveils Five New Floats For Thanksgiving Day Parade

Artists and engineers are putting the final touches on the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Rendering of SeaWorld's "A Sea Of Surprises" float for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit:

SeaWorld To Keep Float In Thanksgiving Day Parade Despite Protest From PETA

PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.


Hundreds learn how to be clowns for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 16. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Take Part In Clown University For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

About 200 people attended Macy’s Clown University Saturday taught by the stars of the Big Apple Circus.


The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way along Central Park West way during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Handlers Test Balloons For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A test run for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade took place at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Saturday.


The cast of 'Duck Dynasty' Si Robertson, Jep Robertson and Willie Robertson in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Lots Of ‘Duck Dynasty’ On Tap For Thanksgiving

The reality show sensations will be among the celebrities appearing at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


The Hello Kitty balloon makes its way along Central Park West way during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Millions Turn Out For 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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.


Inflation Team Along Parade Route (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Onlookers Watch As Balloons Are Inflated For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Sixteen giant character balloons will be inflated Wednesday for their appearance in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Have New Route This Year

Widening pedestrian plazas and other factors have made it necessary for Macy’s to slightly alter the Thanksgiving day parade route this year.


The Thanksgiving Turkey float  during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

City Giving Away 5,000 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tickets To Families Affected By Sandy

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.


Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty, Papa Smurf To Appear In Balloon Form At Macy’s Parade

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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The 6 Best Fall Events & Festivals In New York

From cannoli-eating contests to ghoulish goblins walking the streets, fall is the time to let loose and have a bit of fun. See the top picks for fall festivals below.


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Millions Line The Streets For 85th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Music and cheers accompanied the balloons and floats as they made their way down Seventh Avenue.