Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Best Floats and Performances


Lucy Smith, Reporter

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an iconic parade that families all over America watch every year.
Since 1924, floats and performances have been spreading smiles over New York City. Felix The Cat, Tom Turkey, and The Rockettes have started the special tradition each of a huge parade on Thanksgiving day.
This year, six new floats will be flying over 77 Street in New York City, with performances from Broadway’s hit show, Wicked, Six, and a dance from the iconic Radio City Rockettes.
Let’s dive into the fan-favorite floats and performances from this 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
To start the Parade, Tom Turkey flew over 77 Street with his pilgrim friends to lead his way.
One of the new floats was a hit this year, Baby Yoda. His adorable eyes gazed over the streets of happy Star Wars fans.
The high-kickin’ Radio City Rockettes dazzled New Yorkers with their shimmering costumes and stunning chorography.
Elphiba and Glinda performed, “One Short Day,” from the hit show, Wicked for all the Broadway Fans.
The University of Alabama Cheerleaders rolled Santa Claus throughout the parade with their shiny and bright red and silver uniforms to finish off the parade.
These were just a few of the many amazing floats and performances from this 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!