Macy's poster 2000

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1999 (Full Parade)

Character Balloons: (Bold is for new Balloons)

  • Millennium Snoopy (Comeback/Return Since 1995/Holiday Ambassador, To Celebrate The new millennium) - First Time
  • Big Bird (To Promote The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland: The Movie) - 12th Time
  • Garfield (Retired) - 14th and last Time
  • Honey Nut Cheerios Bee (To Celebrate Honey Nut Cheerios' 20th Birthday) - First Time
  • Quik Bunny (Retired) - 12th and last Time
  • Dexter's Laboratory (To Promote Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip) - 2nd Time
  • Arthur - 3rd Time
  • Blue - First Time
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle (Comeback/Return Since 1997/To Promote The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, and To Celebrate Rocky and Bullwinkle's 40th Birthday) - 2nd Time
  • Rugrats (To Celebrate Nickelodeon's 20th Anniversary, and The Rugrats Movie's VHS and DVD Releases) - 3rd Time
  • Petula Pig (Comeback Balloon/Return Since 1997) - 2nd and Last Time
  • Barney the Dinosaur - 6th Time

Novelty Balloons: (Bold is for new Novelty Balloons)

  • Cloe The Holiday Clown
  • Macy's White Stars
  • ABC Bouncing Balls
  • Macy's Stars & Stripes Balls
  • Ice Cream Cone
  • Macy's White Stars #2
  • Macy's Sports: Baseball, Basketball and Football
  • Harold The Fireman
  • Flying Fish
  • Snowflake Stars

Falloons (Bold for new Falloons)

  • M&M's Red and Yellow - 2nd Time
  • Jell-O - 2nd Time
  • Sock Puppet (Retired) - First and only time
  • Caribbean Fiesta - 6th And Last time
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 2nd Time
  • Fox Family Channel's Snow Family - 4th Time


  • Matt Lauer
  • Katie Couric
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Fosse
  • Kiss Me, Kate
  • Swing

Floats (Bold for new Floats)

  • Soaring Spirit Canoe
  • Tom Turkey
  • Sesame Street Pop-Up Book
  • Ask Jeeves (Retired)
  • Dragon Tales (Comeback Float since 1996 Retired)
  • M&M's Red and Yellow - 2nd Time
  • Watering Can (Comeback Float/Return Since 1993, Retired)
  • The U.S. Mint’s Fifty State Stagecoach
  • Statue of Liberty
  • The Millennium Time Continuum (Retired)
  • Pep-Rally
  • Austin power's clock tower (Retired)
  • Jell-O
  • Buddy from
  • Blue's Clues
  • Mr. Peanut's Circus (retired)
  • Continental Airlines
  • Big Apple
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 2nd Time
  • Fox Family Channel's Snow Family - 4th Time
  • Barney's Night Before Christmas
  • Macy's Santaland Express
  • Santa's Sleigh


  • 98 Degress
  • Christina Aguilera
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Big Bird's Nest: Elmo, Zoe, And Ernie, Windows: (Top: Bert, Elizabeth, Two-Headed Monsters, Herry Monster, Prairie Dawn, Baby Bear, Rostia, Cookie Monster, Telly Monster), (Bottom: Grover, Count Von Count, Stinky the Stinkweed, Bug (The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland), Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Alice Snuffleupages, Barkley, Bob, Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Gina, Miles, Gabi, Alan, Linda, and the Kids
  • Kevin Bacon
  • Barney & Friends: Barney, BJ, and Baby Bop
  • M&M's: Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, and Blue
  • Becky Ann Baker
  • Lou Bega
  • captain kangaroo
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Michael Berresse
  • Linda Cardellini
  • Charlotte Church
  • Kristoffer Cusick
  • John Francis Daley
  • Lindsay Hartley
  • Florence Henderson
  • Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin
  • Kool & The Gang
  • Jeremy Kushnier
  • Adriane Lenox
  • Samm Levine
  • Susan Lucci
  • Jesse Metcalfe
  • Austin Peck
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Peter Reckell
  • Rockapella
  • Joe Torre
  • Lillias White

Performer Groups

  • America Sings
  • Mac miller Dance team
  • Uca All Star Cheerleader's

Marching Bands

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This is the only post-1994 parade that didn't have the Rockette's welcoming the parade instead Kiss Me, Kate welcomed the parade.