SOURCE: Macy's

November 18, 2008 16:04 ET

Here Come the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ® Balloons and Floats!

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Go behind the scenes and see the making of the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® balloons and floats.

Here come the Balloons!

Buzz Lightyear, Horton and The Smurfs are the newest giant character balloons to be introduced at the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®. But before they fly, these balloons started out as ideas and mere designs on computers. Take a look at what goes into turning these characters into giant balloon flying icons. This video features a behind the scenes look at how these balloons come to life from design to construction.

To view a video on the making of the balloons go to http://www.yourupdate.tv/mediaandentertainment/macys_thanksgiving_balloons.html

And here come the floats!

Jimmy Dean's Shine On, My Princess Academy's Castle of Dreams, Disney/Pixar's Bolt, Ocean Spray's Woodland Family Gathering, Oneida Indian Nation's True Spirit of Thanksgiving, The Smurfs, and Harajuku Lovers' Tokyo Lights. These are the seven brand new floats for the 82nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®. But before they can roll down Broadway, these floats started out as ideas, sketches and mere designs on computers. Take a look at what goes into constructing these memorable floats. This video features a behind the scenes look at how these floats come to life from design to construction.

To view a video on the making of the floats go to http://www.yourupdate.tv/mediaandentertainment/macys_thanksgiving_floats.html

For more information go to macysparade.com

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