The 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thursday November 23 was the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It began at 9 am and lasted until 12 pm in NYC. The parade traveled down Central Park West from 77th Street to Columbus Circle, then along Central Park South to 6th Avenue, down 6th Avenue to 34th Street. Then finally along 34th Street to Macy’s Herald Square. More than 8,000 people participated in the parade, 3.5 million people line up and 50 million watch it on television.

The parade featured Power Ranger Float, Grinch Balloon, Elf on the Shelf.  They also had a Charlie Brown Balloon and Frozen Olaf. Clowns entertained the crowd during the parade. Jimmy Fallon was also in the parade. The NYPD task force watched over the parade.

The parade ends with Santa and his elves in his sleigh. It has been an annual tradition since 1924. Each year it gets bigger and better.

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