The 33 Balloons in This Year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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11. Goku by Toei Animation Inc.
> Balloon dimensions: 70-feet long, 36-feet wide, 56-feet tall
> Handlers: 90

The Goku balloon depicting the warrior in the Japanese anime series “Dragon Ball” makes its second parade appearance.

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12. Gold Macy’s Starflakes
> Balloon dimensions: 25 feet tall, 12 feet long, 24 feet wide
> Handlers: 12

The Macy’s gold stars are as tall as a two-story building.

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13. Harold The Fireman by Macy’s
> Balloon dimensions: 32 feet tall, 26 feet wide
> Handlers: N/A

Harold the Fireman has appeared at previous Macy’s parades as a baseball player and as a policeman.

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14. Ice Cream Cone by Macy’s
> Balloon dimensions: 30 feet tall, 17 feet wide
> Handlers: 36

Various ice cream cone balloons have flown in the Macy’s parade. A strawberry/pistachio ice cream cone, which last flew seven years ago, will return for this year’s parade.

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15. Illumination Presents Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
> Balloon dimensions: 49-feet long, 24-feet wide, 37-feet tall
> Handlers: 90

The sack of the crusty Dr. Seuss character is big enough to carry 2.8 million Christmas ornaments.