Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010

Snoopy
Snoopy
Snoopy the Flying Ace is ready to kick off the start of the 2010 Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC.
The parade character with the most balloons in history is Snoopy. The current character, Snoopy the Flying Ace, is Snoopy's 6th character. (Source: CBS)
Flying Ace Snoopy The parade character with the most balloons in history is Snoopy. The current character, Snoopy the Flying Ace, is Snoopy's 6th character. (Source: CBS)
Charlie Brown, Lucy and friends near Snoopy's Dog House (Source: CBS)
Snoopy's Dog House Charlie Brown, Lucy and friends near Snoopy's Dog House (Source: CBS)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 25: The Snoopy float glides down Central Park South during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade November 25, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
This was the first year for Kung Fu Panda. (Source: CBS)
Kung Fu Panda This was the first year for Kung Fu Panda. (Source: CBS)
Kung Fu Panda floats down Broadway in Times Square during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Kung Fu Panda floats down Broadway in Times Square during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Kung Fu Panda floats down Broadway in Times Square as he joins the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
New to the parade route in 2010 is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Balloon. (Source: CBS)
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid New to the parade route in 2010 is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Balloon. (Source: CBS)
To infinity and beyond... with Buzz Lightyear. (Source: CBS)
Buzz Lightyear To infinity and beyond... with Buzz Lightyear. (Source: CBS)
One of the most popular balloons at the parade is the amazing Spiderman. Peter Parker's alter-ego has been part of the parade since 1987. (Source: CBS)
Spiderman One of the most popular balloons at the parade is the amazing Spiderman. Peter Parker's alter-ego has been part of the parade since 1987. (Source: CBS)
Spiderman floats down Broadway in Times
Spiderman floats down Broadway in Times
Spiderman floats down Broadway in Times Square as he joins the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants! The silly undersea character has been delighting parade goers since 2004. (Source: CBS)
Spongebob Squarepants Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants! The silly undersea character has been delighting parade goers since 2004. (Source: CBS)
Pikachu with Poke Ball is the first balloon with built-in electric power to light up its cheeks. (Source: CBS)
Pikachu With Pokeball Pikachu with Poke Ball is the first balloon with built-in electric power to light up its cheeks. (Source: CBS)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 25: A float depicting the cartoon character Spongebob Squarepants moves down the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade route November 25, 2010 in New York, New York. The 84th annual event includes major pop starts and returning balloon characters such as Spider-Man, Smurf and Pillsbury Doughboy. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Horton the Elephant made his first parade appearance in 2008. (Source: CBS)
Horton the Elephant Horton the Elephant made his first parade appearance in 2008. (Source: CBS)
Jessica Simpson  rides down 7th Ave in Times Square
Jessica Simpson rides down 7th Ave in Times Square
Jessica Simpson rides down 7th Ave in Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (
Kanye West Big Apple
Kanye West Big Apple
Kanye West on the New York Daily News Big Apple Float
Kanye West on the New York Daily News Big Apple Float
Kanye West on the New York Daily News Big Apple float rides down Broadway in Times Square as he joins the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
Gobble Gobble. The Thanksgiving Day parade wouldn't be complete without Tom Turkey. (Source: CBS)
Turkey Gobble Gobble. The Thanksgiving Day parade wouldn't be complete without Tom Turkey. (Source: CBS)
Tom Turkey was pardoned just in time for Thanksgiving. (Source: CBS)
Tom Turkey Tom Turkey was pardoned just in time for Thanksgiving. (Source: CBS)
Lady Liberty makes her way down the parade route. (Source: CBS)
Statue of Liberty Lady Liberty makes her way down the parade route. (Source: CBS)
Kermit the Frog has been delighting fans on the parade route for 8 years. (Source: CBS)
Kermit the Frog Kermit the Frog has been delighting fans on the parade route for 8 years. (Source: CBS)
Feeling blue? This smurf might cheer you up. (Source: CBS)
Smurf Feeling blue? This smurf might cheer you up. (Source: CBS)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 25: The Smurf float passes by people watching from apartments and offices on Seventh Avenue, heading south to Times Square during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade November 25, 2010 in New York, New York. The 84th annual event featured around 8,000 participants and in addition to the iconic floats including more 1,600 cheerleaders and dancers, twelve marching bands, and an assortment of celebrities. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
The giant ogre Shrek makes for one giant balloon. (Source: CBS)
Shrek The giant ogre Shrek makes for one giant balloon. (Source: CBS)
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Winds Through New York City
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 25: A float depicting the cartoon character Shrek moves down the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade route November 25, 2010 in New York, New York. The 84th annual event includes major pop starts and returning balloon characters such as Spider-Man, Smurf and Pillsbury Doughboy. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Sailor Mickey Mouse (Source: CBS)
Sailor Mickey Sailor Mickey Mouse (Source: CBS)
Ronald McDonald has been flying high in the parade since 2000. (Source: CBS)
Ronald McDonald Ronald McDonald has been flying high in the parade since 2000. (Source: CBS)
The Pillsbury Dough Boy (Source: CBS)
Pillsbury Dough Boy The Pillsbury Dough Boy (Source: CBS)
Mount Rushmore's American Liberty (Source: CBS)
Mount Rushmore's American Liberty Mount Rushmore's American Liberty (Source: CBS)
Ahoy Matey. The Jolly Polly Pirate Ship (Source: CBS)
Jolly Polly Pirate Ship Ahoy Matey. The Jolly Polly Pirate Ship (Source: CBS)
Choo choo. All aboard the Golden Eagle Express. (Source: CBS)
Golden Eagle Express Choo choo. All aboard the Golden Eagle Express. (Source: CBS)
The Energizer Bunny just kept going, and going, and going. (Source: CBS)
Energizer Bunny The Energizer Bunny just kept going, and going, and going. (Source: CBS)
The 1-2-3 Sesame Street float featuring all the characters from the popular series including Big Bird and the Cookie Monster. (Source: CBS)
123 Sesame Street The 1-2-3 Sesame Street float featuring all the characters from the popular series including Big Bird and the Cookie Monster. (Source: CBS)
Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus and CBS also has an animated 'Yes Virginia" special airing on Dec. 17th. (Source: CBS)
Yes Virginia Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus and CBS also has an animated 'Yes Virginia" special airing on Dec. 17th. (Source: CBS)
Santa Claus always signals the end of the parade and the beginning of the holiday season. (Source: CBS)
Santa Claus Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade NYC 2010 Santa Claus always signals the end of the parade and the beginning of the holiday season. (Source: CBS)
Jolly 'Ol Saint Nick ushers in the Christmas season aboard his reindeer drawn sleigh. (Source: CBS)
Santa Claus Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade NYC 2010 Jolly 'Ol Saint Nick ushers in the Christmas season aboard his reindeer drawn sleigh. (Source: CBS)
Merry Christmas Everyone! (Source: CBS)
Santa Claus Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade NYC 2010 Merry Christmas Everyone! (Source: CBS)
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