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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Snoopy balloon is seen inflated on the Upper West Side for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Giant Balloons For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Take Shape On Upper West Side

Watching the balloons being inflated has become as big a Thanksgiving tradition as the parade itself.


Ballons lined up in Times Square for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - New York, NY - Nov 25, 2010 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Driving In For The Macy’s Thankgiving Day Parade? Careful Where You Park!

If you plan on using your car to get to the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, there are some things to keep in mind before you get out.


The Spider-Man balloon makes its way through the streets behind the NYPD during the 84th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - New York, NY - Nov 25, 2010 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Macy’s Watches The Forecast, Might Scrap Parade Balloons

The storm that is blowing through the Tri-State area is expected to leave behind some blustery winds Thanksgiving morning, threatening to ground the magical Macy’s giant balloons.


This is a sketch of Tim Burton's B. Boy balloon set to fly in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: Macy's)

Tim Burton’s ‘B. Boy’ To Fly Among Balloons At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Burton says that he has “always had a fascination with balloons” and that he was honored to be given the opportunity to design one for the parade.


A dancer shakes hands with children during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade November 25, 2010 in New York (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Massive Turnout In Big Apple For Thanksgiving Parade

A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid will join the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual parade.


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s Parade: Let There Be Balloons!

Kermit, Snoopy, the Kool-Aid man … they’re all there and ready to go. On Wednesday the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons were inflated and on standby for Thursday’s big event.


People dressed as the cartoon characters Dora the Explorer and Boots wave to visiting kids at the Macy's Parade Studio in Hoboken, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Macy’s Unveils New Floats For Thanksgiving Parade

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.


Hip-hop artist Kanye West is pictured before a screening of "Runaway," a short film he directed that will accompany his forthcoming album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Kanye West Among Performers In Macy’s Parade

This year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will have some big names to go along with the big balloons.