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Why is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade so significant?

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Publish Date
Sun, 26 Nov 2023, 1:14PM
New York's iconic Thanksgiving parade features enormous balloons, marching bands and a star-studded line-up of performers including Santa. Photo / 123rf
New York's iconic Thanksgiving parade features enormous balloons, marching bands and a star-studded line-up of performers including Santa. Photo / 123rf

Why is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade so significant?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 26 Nov 2023, 1:14PM

Thanksgiving Day has come and gone in America, and another Macy's parade has swept through the streets of New York City.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a yearly fixture, having only been cancelled three times in its 95 year history.

BloggerAtLarge's Megan Singleton explained the significance of the event, and recounted some memorable balloon mishaps.

Read more about Megan's take on the parade here.

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