Macy's Parade 2011 Lineup

Balloons (Bold for new balloons)

Balloonicles (Bold for new Balloonicles)

  • Sledding Alfac Duck (Holiday Ambassador) - First Time
  • Kool-Aid Man - 2nd Time
  • Energizer Bunny (Retired) - 6th and last Time
  • Holiday Ornament - First Time


  • PB Polar Bear - First and last Time
  • The Smurfs Mushroom House (To Promote The Smurfs (2011 Film)) - 4th Time

Novelty Balloons (Bold for new novelty balloons)

  • Macy's Yellow Stars
  • Pumpkins
  • Harold the Policeman (recreation of 1940's "The Police Officer" Balloon)
  • Harold the Fireman
  • Geometrics
  • Beach Ball Clusters
  • Planet Earth
  • Macy's Strawberry/Pistschio Ice Cream Cone
  • Cleo the Holiday Clown
  • Uncle Sam
  • Macy's R.H. Baseball
  • Macy's ALL STAR Basketball
  • Macy's Football
  • Red Candy Cane
  • Ice Cystals
  • Gazer Elf (Winner of the Design an Elf contest that was held on the Macy's Website, Retired)
  • Virginia O'Hanley
  • Macy's Elf Family
  • Macy's Red Believe Stars


  • Matt Lauer
  • Ann Curry (Hosting Only)
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
  • Priscilla, Queen of the Dessert
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Sister Act
  • Newsies

Floats (Bold for new Floats)


  • Neil Diamond
  • Peanuts: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and Woodstock
  • Rodney Atkins
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • The Fresh Beat Band
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora the Explorer, Boots, and Swiper
  • Johnny Weir
  • Music of Annapolis
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Cee Lo Green
  • Avril Lavigne
  • The Cast of Sesame Street: Big Bird's Nest: Big Bird, Elmo, and Cookie Monster, Windows: (Top: Ernie, Bert, Count Von Count, Rosita, Grover, Abby Cadabby, Murray Monster, Zoe, Baby Bear, Telly Monster), Oscar's Trash Can: Oscar the Grouch, On the Floor: Maria, Luis, Leela, Alan, Gordon, Bob, Gina, Susan, and the Kids
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Teresa Scanlan
  • 85 Parade Superstars Characters: Felix the Cat, Popeye the Sailor Man, Smokey Bear, Raggedy Ann, Betty Boop, Bugs Bunny, Yogi Bear, Olive Oyl, Babar, Arthur, Tommy Pickles, Blue's Clues, Barney, Scooby-Doo, Mr. Potato Head, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Jean McFaddin, and Robin Hall
  • Zendaya
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Planters: Mr. Peanut
  • McDonald's: Ronald McDonald
  • The Cast of Power Rangers Samurai
  • Willard Scott
  • Sarah Smithson
  • Nickelodeon Queens
  • Daniel Radcliffe and the New York Police Department
  • Shelby Lynne
  • Ingrid Michaelson
  • The Muppets (To Promote The Muppets (2011 Film))
  • Savannah Outen
  • Big Apple Circus
  • China Anne McClain
  • Mannheim Steamroller
  • Mary J. Blige
  • The Smurfs: Clumsy Smurf, Smurfette, and Papa Smurf (To Promote The Smurfs (2011 Film))
  • Cobra Starship

Performer Groups

Marching Bands