2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Photos

Spectators lined up in the freezing cold to catch a glimpse of this year's floats and balloons for the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. The parade is a staple event of New York's holiday season.

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Parade participants with the Macy's float take part in the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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The Fleck, Bjorn, Jojo, and Hugg balloons make their way down New York's Sixth Avenue during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Dressed as the Statue of Liberty, Maria Kent, foreground, makes her way down New York's Sixth Avenue during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Goku from "Dragon Ball Super: Broly" balloon floats along the parade route during the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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A nutcracker soldier balloon floats down 6th Avenue during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Children watch the parade from a window facing Central Park South during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Olaf from Disney's "Frozen" floats past Radio City Music Hall during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Santa Claus waves to the crowd during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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The Grinch floats over Central Park West during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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Performers take part in the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon floats along the parade route during the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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Parade participants with the Macy's float take part in the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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A parade-goer makes a snow angel from confetti during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018 in New York City.
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The Charlie Brown balloon floats along the parade route during the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018 in New York City.
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Pikachu and Snowman Pikachu balloons float along the parade route during the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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A balloon of Ronald McDonald floats during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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Parade watchers bundled against one of the coldest Thanksgiving Days in New York City since 1901 look on during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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Hudson Garber, 2, watches the Red Mighty Morphin' Power Ranger balloon as it floats by from the JW Marriott Essex House during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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A "PAW Patrol" balloon floats over Central Park West during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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A performer dressed as an egg takes part in the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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Greg Heffley from the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series balloon passes by Central Park West during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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Singer Rita Ora high fives Ronald McDonald during the the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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Revellers stay warm before the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. This year's Thanksgiving is one of the <a href="/news/national-international/Thanksgiving-Coldest-Temperatures-Over-a-Century-501017371.html" target="_blank">coldest for New York City since 1901</a>.
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People try to stay warm before the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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Heavily-armed police officers stand guard as the Olaf balloon from Disney's "Frozen" floats down 6th Avenue during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York.
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Performers prepare before the 92nd annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Parade on Nov. 22, 2018, in New York City.
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A New York Police Department officer and a K9 unit stand guard as people arrive to watch the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
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Crowds gather to see this year's character balloons being prepared the night before their appearance in the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018, in New York.
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