Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013, route, balloons, floats
Thursday, November 28, 2013 New York City
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kick-off to the Holiday season for 87 years.
This Emmy Award winning tradition and parade is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million
people at home. People the world over, want to see the giant balloons, fantastic floats and top performers.
Performers at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013
Duck Dynasty - The Robertson Family
Jimmy Fallon and the Roots
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
The Summer Set
Fall Out Boy
Florida Georgia Line |
Miss America 2014
Macy's Thanksgiving Balloons - 2013
Hello Kitty -- Sanrio. You will love this sweet cat with her signature red bow.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid -- Abrams Books.
Julius -- Paul Frank. Julius looks great with his jet pack.
Spider-Man -- Marvel Entertainment.
Ronald McDonald -- McDonald's. everyone's favorite clown.
Pillsbury Doughboy -- Pillsbury. Who could resist those bright blue eyes and world-famous giggle.
Pikachu -- The Pokemon Company International. Those rosy cheeks have been lighting up the parade route since 2006.
Buzz Lightyear -- Disney / Pixar.
Sonic the HedgeHog -- Sega of America.
Wizard of OZ -- Warner Home Video.
Papa Smurf -- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Toothless -- How to Train Your Dragon.
Finn & Jake -- Cartoon Network, it's their 1st parade and Finn has his sword & backpack flying with him.
Chippy -- Elf on the Shelf.
Snoopy & Woodstock -- Peanuts Worldwide. This famous beagle has appeared in 32 parades.
Spongebob Squarepants -- Nickelodeon.
Macy's Thanksgiving Floats - 2013
Zhu-Niverse -- Zhu Zhu pets.
Smurf Mushroom Float -- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Big Apple -- The New York Daily News.
Bridge to the Future -- Hess Corporation.
Marion-Carole Showboat -- Macy's.
Pep Rally -- Spirit of America Productions.
Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure -- Nickelodeon.
On the Roll Again -- Homewood Suites by Hilton.
International Celebearation Clock Tower -- Build-A-Bear-Workshop.
Santa's Sleigh -- Macy's - Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be waving from their colossal float.
Woodland Family Gathering -- Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
Tom Turkey -- Macy's
1-2-3 Sesame Street -- Sesame Workshop.
True Spirit of Thanksgiving -- Oneida Indian Nation.
Mount Rushmore's American Pride -- South Dakota Department of Tourism.
Fall Frozen Fun -- Discover.
Winter Wonderland in Central Park -- Delta Air Lines.
Music is Our Life -- Gibons Brands.
Day Time, Play Time, Night Time Too -- Sprout
Delicious, Yet Despicable -- Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Stirrin' Up Sweet Sensations -- Domino Sugar.
Cornucopia -- Macy's.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -- Nickelodeon.
The Enchanting World of Lindt Chocolate -- Lindt Chocolate.
The Voyage of Wonder -- Cirque du Soleil.
Windows to the World at Sea -- Royal Caribbean.
Uncle Sam's Top Hat -- Drake's Cakes.
Sea of Surprises -- Seaworld Parks & Entertainment.
Goldfish Parade Adventure -- Pepperidge Farm.
Parade Route for 2013
The Parade starts at 9:00 am at 77th street and Central Park West. There is 2.5 miles of public viewing.
Early birds who have camped out as early as 6:00 am on the west side of Central Park West from 59th to 75th
streets will be ready for a great parade.
Parade turns at Columbus Circle onto Central Park South ( this is a Great View ).
Central Park South and 6th Avenue - the Parade veers south onto 6th Avenue ( Great View from
59th to 38th streets )
Restricted viewing - Avoid watching the parade from 6th Avenue between 34th streets and Macy's Herald Square.
National television broadcast limits viewing here.
The parade makes its final turn and stops in front of Macy's Herald Square.
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