By Jeremy Miville
It’s been 90 years in the making: the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will not disappoint viewers as it marches through Columbus Circle and into the hearts of fans nationwide.
If you’re like me, you have a nostalgia for the event. I’ve gathered 10 of my favorite floats, including some before my time! Let’s see if you agree.
We will count down to number one!
10. The Pillsbury Dough Boy
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He’s the king of Thanksgiving crusts and rolls, it is only right he kicks off this list!
9. Mr. Potato Head
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He has been a favorite toy of multiple generations.
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He’s scary looking, but a humble look back at early entries in balloon building.
7. Kermit the frog
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He’s timeless, green, and larger than life.
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He is America’s favorite Beagle, and a holiday icon in his own right.
5. Charlie Brown
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Will he finally kick that football? I tune in every year just to see!
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“Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.” –My Father, every time.
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Sorry Hello Kitty fans, he’s the best cat in the parade.
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It may not be a balloon, but I don’t want to be on the naughty list!
And my winner is…..
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I hear it now!
He’s not a balloon either. How could he beat Santa?
Easy. It’s the Thanksgiving Day parade.