Balloons, blankets at frigid Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Balloons, blankets at frigid Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Balloons, blankets at frigid Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

John Piper, vice president of Macy's Parade Studio, told us last night, "Every time we come to an intersection, we're going to make sure it's clear so we never stop in an intersection, then as we go through, we move to the windward side and come out and straighten up again".

Goddess! Diana Ross was the highlighted performer at the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, getting to sing just before Santa arrived at the end of the extravaganza.

Police say they're ready to order the 16 helium-filled balloons to a lower altitude or removed entirely if sustained winds exceed 37 kph and gusts exceed 54.7 kph.

According to the musical's producers, this is the first LGBTQ kiss in the parade's history.

He said he loves the tradition of attending the parade, driving from Leonia, New Jersey, in the early hours to see the bands and balloons and racing for a good spot.

Even with all the handlers, Goku briefly met his match when a strong gust of wind almost blew the giant balloon away early this morning.

But this year's parade took a different tone when actresses Caitlin Kinnunen and Isabelle McCalla locked lips during the live NBC broadcast during a performance of a musical number from the recently released Broadway musical The Prom.


'Umm, I don't know if y'all know this, but that was live!' Clarkson said on her Instagram Story.

Set to march through the streets of New York City today, the nation will celebrate gathered with family and friends and more than 8,000 volunteers.

Crews in NY worked to inflate 16 giant helium balloons on Wednesday ahead of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The NYPD will have thousands of officers stationed along the parade route.

Frigid weather and blustery winds didn't chill the enthusiasm at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, where spectators bundled up in blankets and sleeping bags and the giant character balloons flew lower than usual.

Others in the lineup included Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland, Anika Noni Rose, Barenaked Ladies, Leona Lewis, Fifth Harmony's Ally Brooke, Bazzi, Ashley Tisdale and Carly Pearce.

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