The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014 in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. EST and ending at 12:00 p.m.

Considered to be America's most beloved and the biggest parade, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has over ten thousand people participating in it.  

Apart from so many participants, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is watched by more than 3.5 million people on the streets of Manhattan and more than 50 million people nationwide watch LIVE Streaming or LIVE Broadcast of the event at their homes and may be billion others worldwide.[1]

88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Numbers 88
Episodes 88
Year 2014
Month November
Week 27
Day Thursday
Country United States
Language English
Network NBC
Website [1]

New Giant Helium Balloons

Returning Giant Helium Balloons

New Balloonicles

Returning Balloonicles

New Novelty Balloons

Returning Novelty Balloons

Returning Floats

  • Tom Turkey
  • Goldfish on Parade (retired)
  • Frozen Fall Fun
  • 1-2-3 Sesame Street
  • Marion Carole Showboat (retired)
  • Big Red Shoe Car
  • Planters Nutmobile
  • A World at Sea
  • Bridge to the Future (retired)
  • DreamSeeker
  • Daytime, Playtime, Nighttime Too (retired)
  • It's All Rock and Roll
  • Mount Rushmore American Pride
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Big Apple
  • International Cele-Bear-Ation Clock Tower (retired)
  • Stirrin' Up Sweet Sensations
  • Smurf's Mushroom House (retired)
  • Winter Wonderland in Central Park
  • On the Roll Again
  • The Enchanting World of Lindt Chocolate
  • Santa Sleigh

New Floats

  • Dora & Friends: Into the City (retired)
  • The Girl-Powered Spinning Machine
  • At the Ball Game
  • Wave of Conversation (retired)
  • Beauty of Beijing (retired)
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Kiss (retired)

New Performance Marching Bands

  • American Fork High School Marching Band, Utah (Second Time)
  • Bahamas All Stars Marching Band, Nassau, Bahamas
  • Baldwinsville High School Marching Band, Baldwinsville, New York
  • Center Grove High School Marching Band, Greenwood, Indiana
  • Winston Churchill High School Marching Band, San Antonio, Texas
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Marching Band, Lexington, Kentucky (Second Time)
  • Foothill High School Marching Band, Henderson, Nevada
  • Georgia State University Marching Band, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Macy's Great American Marching Band, USA
  • NYPD Marching Band, New York
  • Western Carolina University Marching Band, Cullowhee, North Carolina
  • Madison Scouts - Corps of Brothers, Madison, WI

New Performance Groups

  • Red Hot Mamas (Second Time)
  • Spirit of America Dance Team
  • Harlem Globetrotters
  • New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies
  • Friendswood High School Wranglerettes
  • Varsity Spirit Cheer


  • William Blake
  • Idina Menzel
  • The Cast of Sesame Street
  • Becky G
  • MKTO
  • Romeo Santos
  • Pentatonix
  • Echosmith
  • Before You Exit
  • Sabrina Carpenter
  • The Vamps
  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Meghan Trainor
  • Nia Sanchez
  • KISS
  • Lucy Hale
  • The Cast of Sunny Side Up Show
  • Cole Swindell
  • Nick Jonas
  • The Madden Brothers
  • Quvenzhané Wallis
  • The Cast of NBC's Peter Pan Live!
  • Renee Fleming
  • Taylor Swift


  • Matt Lauer
  • Savannah Guthrie
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • The Last Ship
  • On the Town
  • Side Show
  • A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Honeymoon in Vegas