The 88th Annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thursday, January 1, 1970, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM



More than 8,000 participants will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time honored catchphrase Let’s Have a Parade, for this years Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Joining the festivities this year are the Big Apple Circus, William Blake,Cirque du Soleil, Hilary Duff, Becky G, Lucy Hale, Nick Jonas, KISS, Idina Menzel, Miss USA 2014, the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, John LeClair and Pat LaFontaine, Pentatonix,Meghan Trainor and more. The lineup includes 16 giant character balloons; 33 novelty/ornament balloons, balloonicles, balloonheads and trycaloons; 27 floats; 1,300 cheerleaders and dancers; 1,000 clowns; 12 marching bands; and a host of celebrity performers. (Parade Route Map Below)

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