Macy's Parade 2009 Lineup

Character Balloons (Bold for new balloons)

Novelty Balloons (Bold for new novelty balloons)

  • Macy's Yellow Stars
  • Pumpkins
  • Harold the Fireman
  • Geometrics
  • Macy's Strawberry/Pistachio Ice Cream Cone
  • Macy's ALL STAR Basketball
  • Beach Ball Clusters
  • Artie The Pirate
  • Planet Earth
  • Macy's Baseball
  • Ice Crystals
  • Cloe the Holiday Clown
  • Big Man Santa
  • Green Candy Cane
  • Red Candy Cane
  • Charlie, Kit & CJ elves
  • Macy's Red Believe Stars
  • Macy's Green Believe Star


  • Energizer Bunny (One of the sticks deflated) - 4th Time


  • The Smurfs Mushroom House - 2nd Time


  • Matt Lauer
  • Meredith Vieira
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • Billy Elliot
  • Bye Bye Birdie
  • Hair
  • Shrek the Musical

Floats (Bold for new floats)

  • Hamburger Helper Local Heroes Helping Everyday - 1st Time
  • Yo Gabba Gabba! There's a Party in My City - 1st and Only Time
  • Santa's Sleigh with Houses - 1st Time


  • Tiffany Thornton and Kermit the Frog
  • Keke Palmer
  • Carly Simon
  • McDonald's: Ronald McDonald
  • Jay Sean
  • The Cast of Yo Gabba Gabba!: DJ Lance Rock, Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee, and Plex
  • Jimmy Fallon and the Roots (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)
  • Andrea Bocelli
  • Big Apple Circus
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Big Bird's Nest: Big Bird, Elmo, and Abby Cadabby, Windows: (Top: Ernie, Bert, Rostia, Grover, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Baby Bear, Telly Monster), (Bottom: Count Von Count, Murray Monster), Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Leela, Bob, Gordon, Luis, Maria, and the Kids
  • Alan Cumming
  • Emily Hughes
  • The Care Bears
  • Speed Racer
  • Planters: Mr. Peanut
  • Pizzarelli Quartet
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Peanuts: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and Woodstock
  • Bello Nock
  • Mitchel Musso
  • M&M's: Red, Yellow, Orange, Green and Blue
  • Jane Krakowski
  • Billy Currington
  • Ziggy Marley
  • Katharine McPhee
  • The Smurfs: Clumsy Smurf, Smurfette, and Papa Smurf
  • Boys Like Girls
  • The Radio City Rockettes

Performer Groups

Marching Bands

  • Macy's Great American Marching Band