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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010

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For 80 years, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has kicked off the holiday season with glorious bands, balloons and floats. It’s theatre of operations is New York City and the parade is watched by an estimated 3.5 million people in the streets and 50 million on NBC.

The Spiderman balloon is seen during preparations for the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Buzz Lightyear balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Spongebob Squarepants Balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People gather in Times Square to watch the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Spiderman balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY)

The Kool-Aid Man balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Kung Fu Panda balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Balloons make their way down 7th Avenue during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Smurf balloon floats through Times Square during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Singer Kanye West dances while riding a float during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Singer Jessica Simpson waves to fans during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A member of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team gives the thumbs up during preparations for the 84th annual parade in New York, November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A dancer jumps in the air during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A child watches a balloon pass through Times Square during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The Smurf balloon floats through Times Square during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The Kermit the Frog balloon floats through Columbus Circle during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Spectators watch from a building as a balloon floats past during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A New York City taxicab drives through the parade route during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Members of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team work on the Buzz Lightyear balloon during preparations for the 84th annual parade in New York, November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Members of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation team work on the Buzz Lightyear balloon during preparations for the 84th annual parade in New York November 24, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Ronald McDonald balloon floats through Columbus Circle during the 84th Macy's Thanksgiving day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Balloons pass through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Kermit the Frog Balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid Balloon passes through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Cheerleaders pass through Times Square during the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York November 25, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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