Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation
Over the past few decades, Macy's Balloon Inflation has become a pretty huge event in and of itself, almost as big as the Thanksgiving Day Parade proper.
Tens of thousands of people crowd the streets surrounding the American Museum of Natural History to watch as The Grinch, Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Ronald McDonald, Charlie Brown, and others come to life.
Inflation begins at 1pm and ends at 8pm on Wednesday, November 27, at 77th Street and 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. Enter at 73rd and Columbus; exit at 81st and Central Park West.