Macy's Parade 2005 Lineup

Character Balloons (Bold for new balloons)

Balloonicles (Bold for new balloonicles)

  • Weebles: Tibby, Tooey, and Bumpus - 2nd Time
  • SnowBo -First Time

Falloons (Bold for new Falloons)

  • Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (Retired) - First and only Time

Novelty Balloons (Bold for new balloons)

  • Cloe The Holiday Clown (2nd Version/Comeback Balloon, Return Since 2003)
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Stars (Retired)
  • Pumpkins
  • Freda The Dachshund
  • Flying Fish
  • Wiggle Worm (Retired)
  • Happy Hippo (Comeback Balloon, Return Since 2003)
  • Harold The Fireman
  • BaseBall
  • Macy's White Stars
  • Stars & Stripes Balls
  • Uncle Sam
  • Strawberry/Pistachio Ice Cream Cone (2nd Version/Comeback Balloon, Return Since 2003)
  • Poinsettias
  • Red Candy Cane
  • Macy's Elf Family
  • Macy's Red Stars


  • Matt Lauer
  • Katie Couric (Last Time Hosting the Parade)
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • Jersey Boys
  • Sweet Charity

Floats (Bold for new floats)

  • Tom Turkey
  • The Polar Express (To Promote The Polar Express' VHS and DVD's Releases)
  • Disneyland's 50th Annviersary of Disney Parks Magic
  • Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus (To Promote Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus)
  • Pillsbury Company
  • Daily News Big Apple (Comeback Float, Return Since 2003)
  • Animal Planet


  • Christina Applegate
  • McDonald's: Ronald McDonald, Hamburglar, Birdie, and Grimace
  • Brian McKnight
  • The Cheetah Girls
  • Adrien Brody
  • Harry Connick Jr.
  • Rita Coolidge
  • Jackie Seiden
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Disneyland 50th Anniversary Characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Snow White, Prince Charming, Doc, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Bashful, Sleepy, Pinocchio, Geppetto, Jiminy Cricket, Cinderella, Prince Charming, Alice, White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, The Queen of Hearts, March of Cards, Peter Pan, Wendy, Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, Princess Aurora, Prince Charming, Baloo, King Louie, Merlin, Cruella De Ville, Marie, Robin Hood, Prince John, Little John, Friar Tuck, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Ariel, Price Eric, Flounder, Sebastian, Belle, The Beast, Lumiere, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie, Jafar, Iago, Timon, Rafiki, Pocahontas, John Smith, Meeko, Hercules, Megara, Mulan, Mushu, Lilo, Stitch, and Chicken Little (To Promote Disneyland's 50th Anniversary)
  • Kristen Chenoweth
  • Henry Hodges
  • Planters: Mr. Peanut
  • Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Ami, Yumi, and Kaz Harada
  • Tru Collins as Barbie
  • Puffy AmiYumi
  • Pillsbury Doughboy
  • LeAnn Rimes
  • Aaron Neville
  • Erica Piccininni
  • Aly & AJ
  • Brie Larson
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Big Bird's Nest: Big Bird, Elmo, and Zoe, Windows: (Top: Ernie, Bert, Rostia, Grover, Prairie Dawn, Cookie Monster, Baby Bear, Telly Monster), (Bottom: Count Von Count, Herry Monster, Murray Monster), Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Barkley, Alice Snuffleupagus, Gordon, Bob, Susan, Miles, Gabi, Luis, Alan, Gina and the Kids
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Craig Ramsay
  • Cartie Underwood
  • John Lloyd Young

Performer Groups

Marching Bands