24 November 2022
Millions of spectators are expected to line the streets of New York on Thursday. On Wednesday, around 100 volunteers gathered to inflate the balloons, pumping them full of helium with giant hoses.This year's parade will feature 16 giant character balloons, 28 floats, 40 novelty and heritage inflatables, 12 marching bands, 700 clowns, 10 performance groups.
The Macy's parade has been a traditional holiday season kickoff and spectators often line up a half-dozen deep along the route to cheer the marchers, floats, entertainers and marching bands.Marching bands this year will represent South Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, California, New York, South Dakota, Florida, Missouri, Texas and Veracruz, Mexico.
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