by J.R. Holmsted
It's a Macy's tradition. It's a New York tradition. It's an American tradition. I've watched it on TV and stood in the crowd along the route when it still went down Broadway. I've even performed in the parade. It is near and dear to my heart. So, in honor of the the 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, here's a couple of videos to get you in the spirit!
Someday a video will surface from the 2000 parade in which this gal performed, but until then the video of the parade that killed Barney will have to do.
A few more facts via CNN: 7 things you need to know about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
It really is something everyone should experience at least once in their lives, but watching while cozy in pajamas with a hot cup of coffee is pretty enjoyable, too. Wherever you're watching from, Happy Thanksgiving!