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Macy's Thanksgiving Parade magic comes
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Posted By: MissMolly, 11/25/2019 4:29:10 AM

Every year as the end of November draws near, New York City prepares for its annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a holiday staple since 1924. For 2.5 miles and roughly three hours, colorful balloons, floats and performers dazzle crowds as they march through Manhattan, beginning at 77th Street and Central Park West and meandering through the city before ending at Macy’s landmark store in Herald Square. According to The Smart Shopper's 2016 report, the average total cost to hold the parade itself is $10.4 million to $12.3 million, with costumes alone coming to about $2 million and property taxes amounting to another $138,573.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 11/25/2019 5:45:16 AM (No. 244744)
The Commucrat Clown Car has probably cost 5 or 6 times what this parade costs just in itself.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jennie C. 11/25/2019 8:16:16 AM (No. 244871)
It's pretty surprising they've never been there before, the Ohio State University Marching Band (TBDBITL) will be in the parade for the first time.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Smart11344 11/26/2019 12:17:18 PM (No. 246223)
The 1947 version of Miracle on 47th Street is an all time Holiday Classic. Enjoy it while you can. I suspect, sadly, it will be gone soon.
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