Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Is Ready To Go

Posted: Nov 24 2016, 8:33am CST | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News

 

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is Ready to Go
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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Set and Ready to Go
 

NYPD and the large amount of inflatabe giant balloons are ready to own the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

It is one of the biggest events in the calender year in New York. While many people will be travelling to their home towns to celebrate Thanksgiving with their family, the NewYorkers will be travelling to the city to do the same and follow one more tradition, attending the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The parade is expected to be attended by 3.5 million spectators that will line the streets of New York to see the big inflatable balloons, marching bands and other shows in the parade.

The crowd has already picked a favourite balloon in the Charlie Brown balloon is one of three new giant character inflatables in this year’s parade. Among the returning big balloons are Thomas the Tank Engine, Hello Kitty and SpongeBob SquarePants.

Meanwhile, the New York Police Department is prepared with provision of security at the event. The NYPD is reportedly using, sand-filled trucks, radiation detectors, bomb-sniffing dogs and heavily armed officers.

In addition, NYPD Counterterrorism Critical Response Command units will also be in place, with eight vapor wave dogs trained to detect explosives. Helicopters will also be scoping the area for any terrorist activity.

For the viewers at home, Macy’s has partnered with NBCUniversal and Verizon to provide a 360 degree view of the whole parade from various angles that will make the parade a more lively experience for the audience at home. 

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