NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) — Santa Claus arrived to wrap up the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Town Thursday afternoon, officially kicking off the Christmas time.
The conventional function showcased performances by college marching bands from around the region, as properly as Jordin Sparks, Questlove, Mariah Carey, Trey Songz, Jake Owen, Andy Grammer, Worry! At The Disco, Basic White T’s, Daughtry, Andra Day, Matthew Morrison, Prince Royce, Mercy Me, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Prepare and Jennifer Nettles.
Also signing up for the enjoyable have been the Radio City Rockettes, Cirque du Soleil performers and the Muppets from Sesame Street.
The program provided musical numbers from the stars of Broadway’s On Your Ft, The King and I, Some thing Rotten!, Locating Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof and Faculty of Rock.
This calendar year, four new large figures flew in excess of Manhattan: Angry Birds’ Pink by Rovio Enjoyment the pre-historic and famous Dino by Sinclair Oil Ice Age‘s Scrat and his Acorn by Twentieth Century Fox and a new model of Ronald McDonald.
Returning characters incorporate Journey Time with Finn & Jake, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Elf on the Shelf, Hello Kitty, How to Prepare Your Dragon‘s Toothless, Paddington, Pikachu, the Pillsbury Doughboy, Skylanders Eruptor, Snoopy and Woodstock, SpongeBob SquarePants, the Pink Mighty Morphin Energy Ranger and Thomas the Tank Motor.