(Almost no video footage exists for the 1982 parade.So Far)

Balloons (Bold for new balloons)

  • Bullwinkle (Lead/sprang a leak and couldn't finish, Videotape Footage from 1981) - 11th Time
  • Kermit the Frog - 6th Time
  • Linus the Lionhearted - 18th Time
  • Mickey Mouse (Retired) - 11th and last Time
  • Aviator Snoopy (Retired) - 4th and last Time
  • Olive Oyl - First Time
  • Superman - 3rd Time
  • Underdog - 17th Time
  • Woody Woodpecker (Last Balloon, Lowed to the ground do to a ripped stomach) - First Time


  • Ed McMahon (Last Time Hosting the Parade)
  • Bryant Gumbel (fourth Time Hosting the Parade)
  • Sarah Purcell (First Time Hosting the Parade)

Broadway Musicals

A Christmas carol

Floats (Bold for new floats) not in order as we know

  • Tom Turkey
  • Sesame Street (Retired)
  • Showboat
  • Doodlebug
  • Dragon tales (Retired)
  • Disneyland (Retired)
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Jolly polly Pirate Ship
  • Rocking snail
  • New York Daily News Big Apple
  • Gingerbread House (Retired)
  • Stepson in America
  • cinderella's pumpkin coach
  • The clock tower (Retired)
  • Rocking turtle
  • The Shirt Tales
  • Rolls Royce
  • Rocking Kangaroo
  • The Magic Carousel
  • Circus wagon
  • Santa's Sleigh


  • Orson Bean
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Up on the Roof: Big Bird, Maria, Windows: (Top: Herry Monster, Ingrid, Grover, Cookie Monster, Count Von Count, Bottom: Bert, Ernie), Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Barkely, Bob, Gordon, Mr. Hooper, and the Kids
  • Milton Berle
  • Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, and The Great Gonzo
  • Ed Marinaro
  • Larry Hagman
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Ricky Schroder
  • Laura Branigan
  • Linda Gray
  • Willard Scott
  • Shelley Bruce
  • Sammy Davis Jr.
  • Megan Gallagher
  • Nickelodeon Pinwheel: Coco as C.C. Loveheart, Ebenezer T. Squint, Aurelia, and Luigi O' Brien
  • The Pointer Sisters
  • Wayland Flowers

Marching Bands

Video Link

Sadley. this is no macy's thanksgiving day parade 1982 (full) let's all wait untill it appears on the internet probably This year

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