Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Turns 90

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This year’s renowned Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade turns 90 in 2016. With more than 10,000 participants and one of the country’s biggest parades, fans can turn in to watch the parade from 9 a.m. to noon, EST. New character balloons appearing in the 2016 parade include Dreamworks Trolls and a new Charlie Brown balloon. Returning balloons include Elf on the Shelf, Paddington Bear, Pikachu, Angry Birds, SpongeBob SquarePants and Ronald McDonald. New floats include the Girl Scouts and King’s Hawaiian.

Hotels along the parade route are offering special packages that will go quickly. Read Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Packages in New York City to snag a room with a view.

And be sure to read Guide to the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to plan your family outing to New York for the holiday event.

–Lissa Poirot

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