The Top 10 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons.

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By Jeremy Miville

It’s been 90 years in the making: the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will not disappoint viewers as it marches through Columbus Circle and into the hearts of fans nationwide.

If you’re like me, you have a nostalgia for the event. I’ve gathered 10 of my favorite floats, including some before my time! Let’s see if you agree.

We will count down to number one!

10. The Pillsbury Dough Boy

pilsburyPhoto Credit: timeout.com

He’s the king of Thanksgiving crusts and rolls, it is only right he kicks off this list!

 9. Mr. Potato Head

potatoheadPhoto Credit: Kids.Britannica.com

He has been a favorite toy of multiple generations.

8. Pinocchio

pinnochioPhoto Credit: ABCNews.com

He’s scary looking, but a humble look back at early entries in balloon building.

7. Kermit the frog

kermitPhoto Credit: AbcNews.com

He’s timeless, green, and larger than life.

6. Snoopy

snoopyPhoto Credit: NewYork.com

He is America’s favorite Beagle, and a holiday icon in his own right.

5. Charlie Brown

charliebrownPhoto Credit: History.com

Will he finally kick that football? I tune in every year just to see!

 4. Bullwinkle

bullwinklePhoto Credit: Today.com

“Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.” –My Father, every time.

3. Garfield

garfieldPhoto Credit: Wikipedia

Sorry Hello Kitty fans, he’s the best cat in the parade.

 2. Santa

santaPhoto Credit: ibtimes.com

It may not be a balloon, but I don’t want to be on the naughty list!

And my winner is…..

Tom Turkey

 

turkeyPhoto Credit: blog.caranddriver.com

I hear it now!
He’s not a balloon either.  How could he beat Santa?
Easy. It’s the Thanksgiving Day parade.

Gobble-Gobble.

 

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