Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Promises to Be Big

Yearly tradition features new balloons to excite the entire family.
1:54 | 11/16/11

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For many people the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is the kick off to the holiday season. Just eight days before the big event we're getting a sneak peek at the new balloons that take flight in the parade this year. Here's -- Mack's -- from our New York City affiliate. A 35 -- L float above the Macy's parade studio days there is supposed to be delivering wishes to -- the North Pole but from the looks on these children's faces their wishes have come true already. I did seeing any teammate yeah. It's -- small and Macy's unveiled five new floats for the 85 annual Thanksgiving Day parade is -- pets load includes a two story inflatable Zune lovers -- -- slide. The NHL -- will feature children ice skating on a frozen pond and taking slap shot that it wouldn't Turkey. And this -- highlights the statue of Liberty's hand holding her -- -- amazing to see them come to life you know they started out his ideas in your head. They become a drying on a piece of Paper and then miraculously the men and the magicians at the Macy's great -- -- them. And bring them to life. Amazingly all these floats will be painstakingly disassembled to fit through the Lincoln Tunnel next week to travel from The -- -- -- studio to the parade route in Manhattan. School children toward the workshop to learn more about how the floats and balloons go from an idea to reality. -- things in the old -- paying. I just. The new balloons will include -- the monkey and -- -- -- -- The -- -- balloon was designed by -- telephony a graphic -- from queens who want -- worldwide contest with this model of an -- with a wishing -- -- his -- my balloon my character is up there with Mickey Mouse and also buzz -- year -- Spider-Man on all of them. This tough guy tricolor annually making -- debut on Thanksgiving morning at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. And by the way Macy's if you're looking for someone to -- and down the parade route I'm -- on Thanksgiving. Our thanks to -- that report.

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