The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to once again march down the streets of New York City for its 95th annual holiday celebration.
Following the most up-to-date health guidelines, the City of New York will manage public viewing locations and safety procedures along designated portions of the route, with access details to be announced.
The Macy’s Parade initial production plan (subject to change):
- Marching band, cheer and specialty group performances originally slated for the 2020 Parade take place this year live in New York City.
- Macy’s signature giant character balloons fly once again with 80-100 handlers, the flight management team and its anchor vehicle.
- The return of Macy’s Balloon Inflation event is currently under consideration. More information will be announced in November.
- Details on the exact public viewing locations including viewing maps, entry guidelines and restrictions will be announced in November. Spectators are encouraged to check macys.com/parade in advance of their travel to the Parade route.