Three MILLION people line NYC streets for Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

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They're lovin' it!' Three MILLION radical enactment NYC streets for Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade successful unseasonably lukewarm upwind to ticker the floats – but volition Al Roker miss large time for archetypal clip successful 27 years aft wellness scare?

  • About 3 cardinal radical are expected to be the 96th yearly Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade successful Manhattan arsenic the upwind warms up and skies are clear 

By Ronny Reyes For Dailymail.Com

Published: 13:31 GMT, 24 November 2022 | Updated: 13:59 GMT, 24 November 2022

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Crowds of what's expected to beryllium 3 cardinal radical are gathering Manhattan's streets to drawback the 96th yearly Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

With temperatures rising to a precocious of 50 connected Thursday greeting on with wide skies, spectators should person a wide presumption of the 16 elephantine balloon characters acceptable to alert astatine 9 a.m.  

Along with the iconic balloons, the parade volition besides diagnostic 28 floats, 12 marching bands, 700 clowns and respective euphony stars are acceptable to marque their mode done connected Thanksgiving Day.

Organizers said the parade volition statesman successful the city's Upper West Side and extremity astatine Macy's iconic store astatine Herald Square.

The attendance is predicted to see 500,000 much radical than past year. The 2020 parade was a TV-only festival owed to the pandemic. 

While each eyes volition beryllium connected the parade, viewers whitethorn announcement the lack of The Today Show's Al Roker, who whitethorn miss the lawsuit for the archetypal clip successful 27 years aft being hospitalized for humor clots.  

About 3 cardinal radical are expected to be the 96th yearly Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade successful Manhattan arsenic the upwind warms up and skies are wide for the elephantine balloons, including of the iconic Ronald McDonald 

 Organizers said the parade volition statesman successful the city's Upper West Side and extremity astatine Macy's iconic store astatine Herald Square

Pictured: Parade organizers prepping the ever prevalent Snoopy balloon, this clip dressed arsenic an astronaut  

Crowds person been forming by the parade way each greeting on New York City Streets

Broadway vocalist Lea Michele was spotted preparing for her show arsenic the parade begins 

Among the newest balloons hitting the skies volition beryllium fashionable Grogu from the Star Wars franchise 

Along with the balloons, 28 floats volition beryllium making their mode to Herald Square. Pictured: Lego's Brick-Changer float 

Performers successful the parade see Paula Abdul, The Roots, Jimmy Fallon, Jordan Sparks and Gloria Estefan, who volition look with her girl and grandson. 

Mariah Carey is acceptable to beryllium the expansive finale performer arsenic she performs 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' astatine the Macy's store successful Herald Square. 

Along with elephantine balloon classics similar Ronald McDonald, this year's parade volition premier 'Striker the U.S. Soccer Star' successful solemnisation of the World Cup. Some of the balloons are arsenic precocious arsenic four-story buildings. 

Snoopy was among the galore mainstays of the parade, appearing successful his NASA suit arsenic the longest-running quality to look astatine the Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Pictured: The Sinclair Oil Dino and Baby Dino balloon being prepped connected Thursday morning 

The Kevin the Minion balloon is being inflated during the 96th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 

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