Here is the lineup used for the 72nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which took place in 1998.
- Big Bird (Children's Television Workshop) - 11th time
- Babe (Universal Studios) (Retired) - 1st and only time
- Barney (Lyrick Studios) - 5th time
- Garfield (Paws, Inc.) (Removed from Parade) - 13th time
- Wild Thing (Bell Atlantic) (Removed from Parade) - 1st time
- Arthur (Random House Children's Media Group) - 2nd time
- Peter Rabbit (Frederick Warne & Co.) (Retired) - 3rd and last time
- Spider-Man (Marvel Comics) (Removed from Parade, Retired) - 12th and last time
- Rugrats (Nickelodeon) - 2nd time
- Dexter (Cartoon Network) - 1st time
- Quik Bunny (Nestle USA) (Removed from Parade) - 11th time
- Eben Bear (John Deere Company) (Retired) - 4th and last time
- ABC Bouncing Balls (Children's Television Workshop) - 11th time
- Cloe the Holiday Clown - 5th time
- White Macy's Stars (Green text) - 13th time
- Pumpkins (Retired) - 7th and last time
- Blue Snowflake Ornament (Retired) - 14th and last time
- Strawberry/Pistachio Ice Cream Cone - 12th time
- White Macy's Stars (Red text) - 13th time
- Basketball, Football, and Baseball - 8th time
- Harold the Fireman - 3rd time
- Snowstars - 11th time
- Tom Turkey (Macy's) - 6th time
- Friends for Life (Children's Television Workshop) - 1st time
- Cornucopia (Macy's) (First time since 1994, Retired) - 3rd time
- The King and I (Morgan Creek Productions) (Retired) - 1st and only time
- Barney's Gingerbread House (Lyrick Studios) (Retired) - 1st and only time
- The Magical World of Mother Goose (Macy's) (Retired) - 8th and last time
- Mr. Peanut's Circus (Planters) - 2nd time
- Wakin' Up (Folgers Coffee) - 1st time
- Soaring Spirit Canoe (Macy's) - 13th time
- Jolly Polly Pirate Ship (Ocean Spray Cranberries) - 5th time
- M&M's Network (M&M's) - 1st time
- Westward Ho! Wagon (Macy's) (Retired) - 3rd time
- P.T Flea's Circus (Disney/Pixar) (Retired) - 1st and only time
- Pep Rally (Mike Miller & Associates) - 3rd time
- Statue of Liberty (Macy's) - 6th time
- Party Time (Hanes Hosery) (Retired) - 3rd and last time
- Big Apple (The New York Daily News) - 16th time
- Flights of Fancy (Continental Airlines) - 4th time
- Santaland Express (Macy's) - 14th time
- Snow Family Holiday (The FOX Family Channel) - 3rd time
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (GoodTimes Entertainment) - 1st time
- Annabelle's Wish (Discover Card) (Retired) - 2nd and last time
- Santa's Sleigh (Macy's) - 11th time
- Mr. Snail - 31th time
- Rocking Horse - 41th time
- Rocking Lobster - 19th time
- Rocking Lion - 20th time
- Banana Split - 2nd time
- Mother Duck
- Dog Catcher
- Franklin High School Marching Band
- Fayetteville High School Marching Band
- Walton High School Marching Band
- West High School Marching Band
- United States Merchant Marine Academy Marching Band
- NYPD Marching Band
- Brandon Valley High School Marching Band
- Arapahoe High School Marching Band
- Redland High School Marching Band
- Illinois State University Marching Band
- *NSYNC, performed "Tearin' Up My Heart"
- 98 Degrees, performed "Because of You"
- Chicago, performed "Let it Snow"
- The Pointer Sisters performed "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"
- Monica Arnold performed "Angel Of Mine"
- Barney & Friends, performed "If All the Raindrops"
- The Cast of Sesame Street, performed "Sing"
- Judy Collins performed "The Fallow Way"
- David Cone
- Stacy Francis
- Orlando Hernández
- John Jacobson
- M&M's: Red, Yellow, Orange, Green and Blue
- Jeremy Kushnier
- Martina McBride performed "Happy Girl"
- Jo Dee Messina performed "i'm Alright"
- Christiane Roll
- The Radio City Rockettes
- Cathy Rigby performed "i Gotta Crow"
- Kenny Rogers performed "Heroes"
- Kevin Sharp
- The Cast of The New Addams Family
- Robert Stella
- The Cast of The King and I
- Rex Smith
- Douglas Sills
- Joe Torre
- Jennifer Laura Thompson
- Tom Wopat
- Richard York
- The Cast of A Bug's Life
- American Sings
This is the First post-1994 parade that didn't have the Rockette's welcoming the parade instead Annie get Your Gun welcomed the parade.
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