The 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade will be held on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 22, 2018) in New York City, starting at 9:00 AM EST and ending at 12:00 PM EST.

15 Giant Balloons, 7 Novelty Balloons, 27 Floats, 3 Performance Groups, 12 Marching Bands over 30 Clowns and Performers will take part in the Macy's 2018 Thanksgiving Day Parade.Lineup of 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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 which include around 1,500 dancers and cheerleaders, close to 1,000 clowns, almost 30 parade floats and a dozen marching bands. Macy's Parade 2018 Route Map

New Balloons/Novelty Balloons/Balloonicles

  • Go Bowling
  • Sinclair's Baby Dinos
  • Fleck, Bjorn, JoJo and Hug from "The Christmas Chronicles" (Netflix) 

Returning Character Balloons

  • Charlie Brown
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Sinclair Oil's Dino
  • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch
  • Jett from Super Wings
  • Olaf
  • PAW Patrol's Chase
  • Pikachu
  • Ronald McDonald
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Trolls
  • Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger
  • Pillsbury Doughboy
  • The Elf on the Shelf
  • Toothless from How To Train Your Dragon (Returns since 2015)

Returning Novelty Balloons

  • Blue & White Macy's Stars
  • Flying Fish (Returns since 2013)
  • Yellow Stars
  • Nutcracker (First time in main parade)
  • Red Believe Stars (Returns since 2016)
  • Macy's Golden Starflakes

New Floats

  • Tom Turkey 
  • Splashing Safari Adventure (Kalahari Resorts and Conventions) 
  • Elf Pets: Santa's Saint Bernards Save Christmas 
  • Fanasty Chocolate Factory (Kinder)

Returning Floats

  • 1-2-3 Sesame Street
  • Frozen Fall Fun (Discover/NHL)
  • The Cranberry Cooperative (Ocean Spray)
  • On The Roll Again (Homewood Suites by Hilton)
  • Mount Rushmore's American Pride (South Dakota Department of Tourism)
  • Heartwarming Holiday Countdown (Hallmark Channel)
  • Discover Adventure (Build-A-Bear Workshop)
  • Big City Cheer (Spirit of America)
  • Building A Better World (Girl Scouts of the USA)
  • Fun House (Krazy Glue)
  • The Aloha Spirit (King's Hawaiian)
  • Deck The Halls (Balsam Hill)
  • Snoopy's Doghouse
  • McDonald's Big Red Shoe Car
  • Shimmer and Shine
  • Universal Playground (Universal Kids) (Revamped)
  • Everyone's Favorite Bake Shop (Entenmann's)
  • Parade Day Mischief (Sour Patch Kids) (Revamped)
  • Harvest in the Valley (Green Giant)
  • Macy's Singing Christmas Tree (Delta Airlines)
  • Santa's Sleigh

Marching Bands

  • Macy's Great American Marching Band
  • NYPD Marching Band
  • The Ohio State University Marching Band
  • James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes
  • Riverside City College Marching Tigers
  • Cicero-North Syracuse High School Marching Band
  • Park Vista High School Marching Band
  • Woodland High School Marching Band
  • Homewood High School Patriot Marching Band
  • Grants Pass High School Marching Band
  • Keller High School Marching Band
  • Lafayette High School Mighty Lion Marching Band

Performance Groups

  • Spirit of America Cheer
  • Spirit of America Dance Stars
  • Fred Astaire Dance


Coming November 1, 2018

Broadway Musicals

Coming November 1, 2018