The 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015 in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. EST on Thanksgiving Day, 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]

89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Poster for the 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Numbers 89
Episodes 89
Year 2015
Month November
Week 26
Day Thursday
Country United States
Language English
Network NBC
Website [1]

New Giant Helium Balloons

Returning Giant Helium Balloons

Returning Balloonicles

Returning Novelty Balloons

  • Yellow Stars
  • Pumpkins
  • Harold the Policeman
  • Artie the Pirate (since 2010) (retired)
  • Wiggle Worm
  • Happy Hippo (since 2013)
  • Harold the Fireman
  • Yes Virginia (retired)
  • Red Candy Cane (since 2013)
  • Charlie, Kit & CJ Holiday Elves
  • Red Believe Stars

New Floats

Returning Floats

  • Tom Turkey
  • The Girl-Powered Spinning Machine
  • 123 Sesame Street
  • Frozen Fall Fun
  • At the Ball Game
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • A World at Sea (retired)
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Dreamseeker (retired)
  • On the Roll Again
  • The Enchanting World of Lindt Chocolate (retired)
  • Big Apple
  • It's All Rock & Roll
  • Mount Rushmore's American Pride
  • Stirrin' Up Sweet Sensation
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Santaland Express (since 2013) (retired)
  • Santa's Sleigh

New Performance Marching Bands

New Performance Groups


  • Panic! at the Disco
  • Train
  • Jordin Sparks
  • Trey Songz
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
  • Questlove
  • Cast of The School of Rock on Broadway
  • Cast of Sesame Street and The Muppets
  • Mipso
  • Prince Royce
  • Rachel Platten
  • Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell
  • Mariah Carey
  • Sofia Carson (Dove Cameron was to be with her, but she fell sick that day and missed out.)
  • Andy Grammar
  • MercyMe
  • Jennifer Nettles
  • Jake Owen
  • Plain White T's
  • Daughtry
  • NHL Legends Mark and Marty Howe
  • Andrea Day
  • Christina Grimmie
  • The Fooo Conspiracy
  • 4Count
  • R5
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Cast Members from Sprout
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


  • Matt Lauer
  • Savannah Guthrie
  • Al Roker

Broadway Musicals

  • On Your Feet
  • The King and I
  • Something Rotten
  • Finding Neverland
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • The Wiz Live!
  • The Radio City Rockettes

See also

  • 81st Annual Parade 2007
  • 85th Annual Parade 2011



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