Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Wiki
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Wiki

The 83rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was held on November 26th, 2009, in New York City and shown to viewers live on NBC that same day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST. It was hosted by Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, and Al Roker. Participating celebrities included Cyndi Lauper, Andrea Bocelli, Jay Sean, Tiffany Thornton, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, and Gloria Gaynor.

Parade Lineup

Listed below are the various Parade units that appeared in the 2009 line of march. Each unit is listed in several categories and sub-categories, in addition to the unit's sponsor

Bold indicates a new Parade unit, and * indicates a Parade element retired after the 2009 procession.


Giant Balloons

Novelty Balloons




Specialty Units

Toy Floats

Marching Bands

Guest Stars

Specialty Characters

Performance Groups

Pre-Parade Acts


Stilt Walkers

Clown Cars

See also