Here is the lineup used for the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Parade Lineup

NOTE: Bold indicates a new balloon, float, unit, etc.


Giant Balloons

  • Astronaut Snoopy (To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing and to promote Snoopy in Space) - 1st time (Peanuts Worldwide & NASA)
  • Jett by Super Wings - 3rd time (Super Wings by Alpha Group)
  • Power Rangers Mighty Morphin Red Ranger - 6th time (Hasbro)
  • Chase from PAW Patrol (To promote Paw Patrol: Ready, Race, Rescue) - 3rd time (Spin Master, Ltd. & Nickelodeon)
  • Goku (To celebrate Dragon Ball Z's 30th Anniversary, and to promote Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot)- 2nd time (Toei Animation, Inc.)
  • Ronald McDonald (Removed from the parade) (Videotape from 2018) - 5th time (McDonald's)
  • Pikachu - 6th time (To promote Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield(The Pokémon Company International)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (To promote Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball) - 4th time (Abrams Children's Publishing)
  • Green Eggs and Ham (To promote Green Eggs and Ham (Netflix series)) - 1st time (Netflix)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants with Gary (To celebrate the franchise's 20th Anniversary, to honor Stephen Hillenburg, and to promote the release of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run and Kamp Koral) - 1st time (Nickelodeon)
  • Sinclair's DINO - 5th time (Sinclair Oil Corporation)
  • Trolls (To promote Trolls World Tour) - 4th time (DreamWorks Animation & Universal Pictures)
  • The Elf on the Shelf - 8th time
  • Dr. Seuss' The Grinch - 3rd time (Illumination Animation)
  • Pillsbury Doughboy - 6th time (To Celebrate Pillsbury's 150th Anniversary) (Pillsbury)
  • Olaf (To promote Frozen 2 and the launch of Disney+) - 3rd time (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Heritage Balloons

  • Love Flies Up to the Sky (Removed due to an accident) - 1st time (Yayoi Kusama)
  • Smokey Bear (To celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th Anniversary) - 1st time (United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service)
  • The Nutcracker - 2nd time (Universal Orlando Resort)

Novelty Balloons





*= Since the Cast and Muppets of Sesame Street were chosen to open the Parade for the NBC telecast, the float traveled down the Parade route earlier than usual, having started at about 6:30 AM.

Specialty Units

  • NYPD Motorcycle Brigade
  • Big Red Shoe Car - 20th time (McDonald's)
  • NYPD Mounted Unit
  • NYC Parks Mounted Unit

Toy Floats

Marching Bands

  • Morgan State University Magnificent Marching Machine; performed "Everybody Dance" medley
  • Ronald Reagan High School Marching Band; performed "Joy"
  • NYPD Marching Band; performing "Theme from A-Team"
  • Franklin Regional High School Marching Band; performed "Roll Over Beethoven"
  • Awesome Original Second Time Arounders Marching Band; performed "Enchano"
  • Madison Central High School Marching Band; performed "Animals"
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School's Kings of Halftime; performed "Before I Let Go" medley
  • Blue Springs High School Golden Regiment; performed "Land of Make Believe"
  • Western Carolina University "Pride of the Mountains" Marching Band; performed "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Don't Stop Believing"
  • Catalina Foothills High School Marching Band; performed "Troika"
  • Macy's Great American Marching Band; performed "Christmas On Parade"

Guest Stars

NOTE: Bold is for the guest star's float appearance

  • *The Cast and Muppets of Sesame Street (1-2-3 Sesame Street)
  • Charlie Brown (Snoopy's Doghouse)
  • Former NASA Astronauts Kay Hire and Janet Kavandi (Snoopy's Doghouse)
  • Chris Janson; performed "Good Vibes" (Harvest in the Valley)
  • Kelly Rowland; performed "Love You More at Christmas Time" (Toy House of Marvelous Milestones)
  • Ciara; performed "Melanin" and "Level Up" (Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • The Black Eyed Peas; performed "RITMO" (NHL's Most Valuable Hockey Mom)
  • NHL Legends; Dominic Moore and Eddie Olczyk (NHL's Most Valuable Hockey Mom)
  • Ozuna; performed "Hasta Que Salga El Sol" (Parade Day Mischief)
  • Joshua Dela Cruz; performed "What I Like About Blue" (Blue’s Clues and You!)
  • NCT 127; performed "Highway to Heaven" (The Brick-Changer)
  • Debbie Gibson; performed "Electric Youth" (Shimmer and Shine)
  • Billy Porter; performed "Love Yourself" (Rexy in the City)
  • Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin (Big City Cheer!)
  • That Girl Lay Lay; performed "Macy's Day Parade" (Universal Playground)
  • TLC; performed "Waterfalls" and "No Scrubs" (Splashing Safari Adventure)
  • Chris Young; performed "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home" (Mount Rushmore's American Pride)
  • Tenille Townes; performed "Somebody's Daughter" (Home Sweet Home)
  • Ashanti; performed "Let it Snow" (Fantasy Chocolate Factory)
  • Jimmy Fallon and the Roots; performed "Surfin Bird" (Everyone's Favorite Bake Shop)
  • Lea Michele; performed "Christmas in New York" (Central Park)
  • Chicago; performed "Here We Come a Caroling" (Heartwarming Holiday Countdown)
  • Idina Menzel; performed "Sleigh Ride" (Deck the Halls)
  • Macy's Singing Christmas Tree Choir; performed "The Holidays are Here" (Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree)
  • Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus (Santa’s Sleigh)
  • Céline Dion; performed "Imperfections"

*= Performed the Opening Number for the NBC telecast

Performance Groups

  • The Radio City Rockettes
  • Spirit of America Cheer
  • Spirit of America Dance Stars
  • Gamma Phi Circus
  • 610 Stompers
  • Alvin Ailey Dancers
  • Big Apple Circus
  • The National Dance Institute
  • Boss Kids
  • Manhattan Youth Ballet
  • The Nice List
  • Young People's Chorus of NYC

Broadway Musicals


Stilt Walkers

  • Groom
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Pencils
  • Hibiscus
  • Sea Anemone
  • Cowboy & Cowgirl
  • Candy Puppeteers
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Candy Canes

Clown Cars

  • Fire Truck Clown Vehicle
  • Taxi Cab of Clowns
  • Half-Baked Delivery Truck
  • Produce Wagons


Gallery: 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade


  • This is the third and final 2010's Parade where giant balloons almost got grounded due to strong winds, with the others being 2013 and 2018. However, much like those two years, the balloons were able to stay in the Parade, but had to be lowered to the ground.
  • Out of all of the 2010's Parades, the 2019 Parade had the most balloon removals, with Ronald McDonald, Love Flies Up to the Sky, one of the Blue & White Macy's Stars, and one of the Gold Macy's Starflakes, as well as one of the Go Bowling balloonicle pins.
  • This is also the first Parade since 2005 where a giant character balloon got removed from the Parade due to an incident. In this case, after Ronald McDonald's left leg got torn open due to the strong winds, the balloon eventually had to exit the route early and get removed at 42nd Street. Because of this, the NBC telecast had to use pre-recorded footage from 2018 to fill in his supposed live broadcast.
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