See The Evolution Of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
By Erin Kelly
Published November 25, 2015
Updated December 12, 2017
More than 3.5 million people flood the streets of New York City every Thanksgiving morning to witness the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which officially began in 1924. Check out how the event’s signature giant balloons have changed over the last nine decades in the gallery below:
An All That’s Interesting writer since 2013, Erin Kelly focuses on historic places, natural wonders, environmental issues, and the world of science. Her work has also been featured in Smithsonian and she’s designed several published book covers in her career as a graphic artist.