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2021 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: What to Know and How to Watch

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will return to its pre-pandemic form this year, with its route restored through Manhattan and crowds welcomed back in full force. The Nov. 25 parade will feature 15 giant character balloons, 28 floats, 36 novelty and heritage inflatables, 800-plus clowns, 10 marching bands and nine performance groups and, of course, Santa Claus.
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Spectators cheer NYC Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after COVID pandemic hiatus

in New York is once again a gas. Spectators returned to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade for the first time in two years, after the COVID pandemic turned the 2020 event into a block-long spectacle without in-person attendees. But this year the parade’s enormous balloons, cheerful performances and animatronic turkey floated, marched and rolled from the Upper West Side to Herald ...
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How to Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving is nearly here, which means it’s time for food, family, Black Friday prepping, and the 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year, the three-hour broadcast will be hosted by Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker over on NBC, and Ana Jurka and Carlos Adyan, accompanied by Freddy Lomelí on Telemundo. The star-packed list of performers include Kim Petras, Kristin Chenoweth, Carrie Underwood and more.
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2021: These Are the Planned Road Closures

The 95th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will return to its pre-pandemic form this year, with its 2.5 mile route restored and crowds welcomed back to enjoy the festive tradition. In preparation for the beloved event, numerous street closures will be in effect for Manhattan Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m....
MANHATTAN, NY

Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade makes a comeback, but safety measures continue

Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returned Thursday in full, albeit with precautions. Balloons, floats, marching bands, clowns and performers — and, of course, Santa Claus — will once again wend though 2 1/2 miles of Manhattan streets, instead of being confined to one block or sometimes pre-taped last year. The parade started at 9 a.m. ET.
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New York Post

Above-average temperatures expected for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The weather is another thing New Yorkers can be thankful for on Thursday. Temperatures are expected to reach an above-average high of 56 degrees on Thanksgiving, while light winds won’t threaten to derail the much-anticipated return of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, forecasters said. “It’s good Thanksgiving weather,” Accuweather senior...
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Blue's Clues Reunites Hosts for Emotional Song at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Blue's Clues may not drum up headlines most days, but the beloved children's show shook up its reputation today. After all, the Nick Jr. staple appeared at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this morning to hype its 25th anniversary. This would be cute no matter what, but the show's float is ready to send social media into a tizzy thanks to a special surprise. The holiday float featured all three hosts from Blue's Clues, and they sang a song that still has us emotional.
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Polygon

The Sonic Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade crash: An oral history

On Nov. 25, 1993, Sonic the Hedgehog made his debut as a balloon at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. He was the first video game character to appear at the parade, and he was featured prominently in the event’s marketing on shopping bags and posters. Fans were excited. Video games were breaking through to the mainstream. But later that morning, an incident tempered all that enthusiasm.
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