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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 - Balloons & Floats Info

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 - Balloons & Floats Info

With less than a day until the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off in New York City, let’s take a moment to go over all the balloons and floats that will be seen in the event!

The parade will be airing live on NBC starting at 9/8c on Thursday (November 26) and if you want to watch in person, there are 2.5 miles of viewing space available.

More than 3.5 million spectators are expected to line the streets of Manhattan to get an in person view of the parade while 50 million more will be watching from the comfort of their own home.

Make sure to check out the full list of celebrity performers who will be appearing during the parade as well!

Click inside for the full list of balloons and floats in the parade…

Branded Balloons

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
Angry Bird’s Red
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
The Elf on the Shelf
Hello Kitty
How to Train Your Dragon’s Toothless
Ice Age’s Scrat and His Acorn
Pillsbury Doughboy
Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger
Ronald McDonald
Skylanders’ Eruptor
Snoopy & Woodstock
SpongeBob SquarePants
Thomas the Tank Engine

Novelty Balloons

Arrtle the Pirate
Charlie, Kit, & C.J. Holiday Elves
Harold the Fireman
Happy Hippo
Macy’s Red Believe Stars
Macy’s Yellow Stars
Nutcracker & Mouse King
Red Candy Cane
Virginia of Macy’s “Yes, Virginia”


A ballonicle is Macy’s Parade hybrid of cold-air balloon and vehicle
The Aflac Duck


1-2-3 Sesame Street
1924 Ford Model T Fire Truck
At the Ball Game (Cracker Jack®)
Big Apple (NY Daily News)
Big City Cheer! by Spirit of America Productions
Casa Fresca Café float by Avocados From Mexico
The Colonel’s Road Trip to NYC by Kentucky Fried Chicken
The Cranberry Cooperative by Ocean Spray®
Discover Adventure! by Build-A-Bear
Dreamseeker (Cirque du Soleil®)
Enchanting World of Lindt Chocolate
FDNY Pipes & Drums
Frozen Fall Fun (Discover®)
Free to Play (Sprout®)
Girl-Powered Spinning Machine (GoldieBlox®)
Heartwarming Holiday Countdown by Hallmark Channel
It’s All Rock & Roll (Gibson Brands®)
Mount Rushmore’s American Pride (South Dakota Department of Tourism)
On The Roll Again (Homewood Suites by Hilton®)
Santa’s Sleigh
Santaland Express
Snoopy’s Doghouse by Peanuts Worldwide
Stirrin’ Up Sweet Sensations (Domino® Sugar)
Stone Forest of Kunming, China (Sino-American Friendship Association)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon)
Tom Turkey
Treasure Hunt (Pirate’s Booty®)
Winter Wonderland In Central Park (Delta Air Lines)
A World at Sea (Royal Caribbean International®).

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