A holiday tradition, the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held the morning of Thanksgiving, Nov. 23. Known for its larger-than-life parade float ideas, the world-famous procession kicks off at 9 a.m. sharp in New York City.
New balloons for 2017 include Olaf from Frozen, Chase from Paw Patrol, Jett from Super Wings and The Grinch. Returning balloons will include Hello Kitty, Ronald McDonald, SpongeBob, Pikachu, Pillsbury Doughboy, Angry Birds Red, Scrat from Ice Age, Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, Trolls, Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the Elf on the Shelf.
The Macy’s novelty balloons for the year will include Harold the Policeman, Harold the Fireman, Harold the Baseball Player, Rex the Happy Dragon, Candy Cane, Red & Gold Macy’s Stars, and the Blue Ornament. The Harold the Baseball Player float is to commemorate Miracle on 34th Street and will be painted black, white and gray.
How to watch the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Date: Thursday, Nov. 23
Location: New York (route)
Time: 9 a.m. ET