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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Every balloon to expect in 2023

Luffy, Snoopy, and more

Image credit: Toei

It's almost Thanksgiving, and for pretty much every parade enthusiast around the world, that means the fun and the joy of watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. With millions of people watching and dozens of of floats meandering down the streets, there really is no bigger spectacle around. But most everyone's favorite part of the show (beyond the live performances, of course) are the balloons. This year, we can expect multiple new balloons for a total of 25 balloons on display, so here's what you can expect.

What are the new balloons for the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Here are all of the balloons making their debut at this year's Thanksgiving Day Parade:

  • Beagle Scout Snoopy
  • Blue Cat & Chugs
  • Kung Fu Panda's Po
  • Leo
  • Monkey D. Luffy
  • The Pillsbury Doughboy
  • Uncle Dan

What are all the balloons for the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Here is a list of all of the balloons that will be featured at this year's parade.

  • Acorn
  • Beagle Scout Snoopy
  • Blue Cat & Chugs
  • Bluey
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Goku
  • Grogu
  • Ice Cream Cone
  • Kung Fu Panda's Po
  • Leo
  • Monkey D. Luffy
  • Opening Macy's Stars
  • Paw Patrol
  • Pikachu & Eevee
  • Pumpkins
  • Red Titan from Ryan's World
  • Ronald McDonald
  • Sinclair's Dino
  • Smokey Bear
  • Snow Crystal Ornaments
  • Spongebob Squarepants & Gary
  • Stuart the Minion
  • The Pillsbury Doughboy
  • Tiptoe
  • Uncle Dan

Take a look at photos or models of all 25 balloons below

Figure out when and where to watch the parade with our Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2023 guide

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Tiffany Babb is Popverse's deputy editor and resident Sondheim enthusiast. Tiffany likes stories that understand genre conventions (whether they play into them or against them), and she cries very easily at the movies— but rarely at the moments that are meant to be tearjerkers.