PHOTOS: Macy’s unveils new balloons for Thanksgiving Day parade
NEW YORK (Gray News) – Preparations are underway for the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Saturday was the pre-flight rehearsal for the big balloons. It was also the test flight for the new attractions for this year’s parade.
The world-famous parade will once again feature a mix of giant character helium balloons, floats, marching bands, performance groups, celebrities, clowns and the one-and-only Santa Claus.
“We are thrilled to welcome back in its full form the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a world-renowned celebration that ushers in the magic of being in New York City during the holiday season,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio in a news release.
Macy’s has partnered with the City and State of New York to ensure health and safety practices are aligned with current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The 95th Annual Macy’s Day Parade will air nationwide on NBC from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 25 in all time zones.
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