The world's largest parade and one of the biggest traditions to officially kick off the holiday season will take place this year. Get ready for the return of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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One of the most prestigious and oldest parades ever first debuted on November 24th,1924. The 95th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is set to march down the streets of Manhattan on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25th.

The 2020 version of the parade turned virtual thanks to the ongoing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year according to the 4 New York, the parade will be back with the iconic balloons and the return of a full crowd.

Macy's has announced that all participants and volunteers must be masked and must be vaccinated. The number of people participating in this year's iconic parade will also be reduced by twenty percent. Some of the performers will not wear a mask while performing.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tells 4 New York,

“We are thrilled to welcome back in its full form the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a world-renowned celebration that ushers in the magic of being in New York City during the holiday season,”

The parade will also have a full slate of marching bands. All the bands that were scheduled in 2020 will now be marching this year at the 95th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade for 2021!

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