Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2000 (Full Parade)

Character Balloons (Bold for new Balloons)

  • Bandleader Mickey Mouse (Comeback/Returns Since 1982/Holiday Ambassador/Retired, First Balloon) - First and only Time
  • Blue's Clues - 2nd Time (To Promote Blue's Big Musical The Movie)
  • Big Bird (Retired) - 13th Time
  • Rugrats (Tommy Pickles Wears a Baret, To Promote Rugrats in Paris: The Movie) - 4th Time
  • Jeeves The Butler - First Time
  • Honey Nut Cheerios Bee - 2nd Time
  • Ronald McDonald (Comeback Balloon, Returns Since 1994) - First Time
  • Millennium Snoopy (To Celebrate Peanuts' 50th Birthday/To Promote It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown's VHS and DVDs Releases/Celebrate the New Millenium and Paying Tribute to Charles M. Schulz's Passing) - 2nd Time
  • Arthur - 4th Time
  • Bullwinkle (Rocky Was Not Seen Due to Accident/To Promote The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle's VHS and DVDs Releases, Retired) - 3rd and last Time
  • Dexter's Laboratory (To Promote Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip's VHS and DVDs Releases, Retired) - 3rd and last Time
  • Cassie - First Time
  • Barney the Dinosaur - 7th Time
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog (Comeback Balloon/Return Since 1996, To Promote Clifford the Big Red Dog (TV Series)) - 7th Time

Novelty Balloons (Bold for New Novelty Balloons)

  • Ice Cream Cone
  • Macy's White Stars
  • Pumpkins
  • ABC Bouncing Balls
  • Flying Fish
  • Macy's White Stars #2
  • Macy's Stars & Stripes Balls
  • Macy's Sports: Basketball, and Football
  • Harold the Fireman
  • Cloe The Holiday Clown
  • Charlie the Blue Elf Gnome (Recreation of 1940s Elf balloon)
  • Snowflake Stars (Retired)

Falloons (Bold for New Falloons)

  • Green Dog - First Time (redesigned Of the Fallloon)
  • Jell-O (Retired) - 4h and last Time
  • M&M's Red & Yellow - 3rd Time
  • Fox Family Channel's Snowman Family (Retired) - 5th and last Time
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 3rd Time


  • Matt Lauer
  • Katie Couric
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • The Music Man
  • Suessical
  • Swing
  • Annie Get Your Gun

Floats (Bold for new Floats)

  • Tom Turkey
  • Cornucopia
  • Blue's Clues
  • Green Dog - First Time
  • Sesame Street Pop-Up Book
  • Three Little Pigs Float
  • Blue Haul's Paradise
  • United Airlines Flights of Fancy (Retired)
  • Maytag Mother Earth
  • Animal Planet
  • Native Spirit
  • Jell-O (Retired) - 3rd and last Time
  • Ronald McDonald's Big Shoe Car
  • M&M's Red & Yellow - 3rd Time
  • The U.S. Mint’s Fifty State Stagecoach
  • Folger's Wakin' Up (Retired)
  • Stature of Liberty
  • The Ship Of State
  • Pep Rally
  • HESS Road to the Future
  • Dooly and Pals (To Promote Dooly and Pals Retired)
  • Macy's Santaland Express
  • Reddi Whip
  • Barney's Night Before Christmas
  • Fox Family Channel's Snowman Family (Retired) - 5th and last Time
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 3rd Time
  • Santa's Sleigh


  • Baha Men
  • Angela Baraquio
  • Marcella Lowery
  • David Hasselhoff
  • BBMak
  • Blue's Clues: Steve Burns as Steve, Sidetable Drawer, Perwinkle, Shovel, Pail, Tickety Tock, Slippery Soap, Mr. Salt, Mrs. Pepper, Paprika and Mailbox
  • Ann Hampton Callaway
  • Aaron Carter
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Jo Dee Messina
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Emeril Lagasse
  • McDonald's: Ronald McDonald
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Big Bird's Nest: Big Bird, Elmo, and Zoe, Windows: (Top: Baby Bear, Elizabeth, Lulu, Rostia, Count Von Count, Narf, Mel, Mooba), (Bottom: Telly Monster, Grover, Bert, Cookie Monster), Ernie's Bathtub: Ernie, Oscar's Tash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Barkley, Alice Snufflepagus, Bob, Gordon, Susan, Maria, Luis, Alan, Miles, Gabi, Gina, Linda, and the Kids
  • The Corrs
  • Jeff Corwin
  • The Cast of Dooly and pals
  • John Ritter
  • Andrea McArdle
  • Joe Torre
  • Michele Lee
  • Tito Puente Jr.
  • Barney and Friends: Barney, BJ, and Baby Bop
  • Sara Evansee
  • Cheryl Ladd
  • The Radio City Rockettes

Performer Groups

  • America Sings

Marching Bands

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