Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010 a holiday tradition
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010 is billed as a star-studded affair, with Santa Claus making his initial appearance of the holiday season.
Some of the live musical acts scheduled to perform during the parade include Arlo Guthrie, Gladys Knight, Jessica Simpson, Kanye West, Macy Gray and Mannheim Steamroller, in addition to a number of marching bands from around the country.
Giant balloons are another feature of the annual event. Snoopy the Flying Ace, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, 'Super Cute' Hello Kitty and SpongeBob SquarePants are just a few of the big names who will be floating through Manhattan on Thursday.