According to Spectrum News ny1 news, the 96th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade went off without a hindrance in the city with tons of new additions and old favorites.
The parade began at 9 a.m. at Central Park West and 77th Street and proceeded down a 2.5-mile route. The parade ended in front of Macy’s Herald Square on 34th Street.
This year’s parade featured plenty of favorite balloons, but there were also several new additions, including popular children’s characters Bluey, Stuart the Minion, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and DINO and Baby DINO. A Baby Shark float also made a debut this year.
The event was also star-studded, as usual, with appearances by Paula Abdul, Sean Paul, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Mario Lopez, Jordin Sparks, the cast of the Muppets, and more.