Balloons (Bold is for new balloons)

Balloonicles (Bold means new)

  • Weebles: Tibby and Tooey (Bumpus never made it onto the parade route for unknown reasons, Retired) - 3rd and last Time
  • Energizer Bunny - First Time
  • SnowBo - 2nd Time

Novelty Balloons (bold means for new novelty)

  • 80th Anniversary Hot Air Balloon
  • Macy's Yellow Stars
  • Pumpkins
  • Macy's Stars & Stripes Balls
  • Happy Hippo
  • Flying Fish
  • Cloe the Holiday Clown
  • Macy's Blue Stars
  • Macy's Sports: Baseball and Football
  • Macy's Chocolate/Strawberry Ice Cream Cone
  • Macy's Strawberry/Pistachio Ice Cream Cone
  • Uncle Sam
  • Macy's White Stars
  • Macy's Handprints
  • Harold the Fireman
  • Toy Soldier
  • Poinsettia
  • Red Candy Cane
  • Green Candy Cane
  • Charlie Kit, and C.J Holiday Gnomes


  • Matt Lauer
  • Meredith Vieira (First Time Hosting the Parade)
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • A Chorus Line
  • Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • The Color Purple
  • Spamalot

Floats (Bold for new floats)


  • Peanuts: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and Woodstock
  • Julie Andrews
  • Laurie Berkner
  • Chris Brown
  • RBD
  • Planters: Mr. Peanut
  • Pillsbury Doughboy
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Tru Collins as Barbie
  • Cheyenne
  • Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Bloo, Wilt, Eduardo, Coco, Mr. Herriman, Jackie Khones, and Fluffer Nutter
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Windows: (Top: Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Prairie Dawn, Cookie Monster, Mr. Johnson, Grover, Rosita, Herry Monster, A Anything Monster, A Penguin), (Bottom: Ernie, Bert, Telly Monster, Hoots the Owl), Staircase: Big Bird, Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Alan, Gabi, Susan, Gina, Luis, Bob, Gordon, Miles, and the Kids
  • Ciara
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Diana DeGarmo
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Renee Fleming
  • Big Apple Cirus
  • Natalie Grant
  • Hall & Oates
  • The Cast of High School Musical (To Promote High School Musical)
  • Jonas Brothers
  • Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman
  • Josh Kelley
  • Darlene Love
  • Barry Manilow
  • Sarah McLachlan
  • Tara Conner
  • Sandi Patty
  • McDonald's: Ronald McDonald
  • John Tartaglia from Johnny and the Sprites
  • Ali Larter
  • Denise Van Outen
  • Connie Britton

Performers Groups

Marching Bands