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Blue skies as the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade makes a return.

New York City celebrates after Covid scaled back last year's parade.

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The Tom Turkey float on show during the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, on November 25, 2021.

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Performers in pink, wave as they walk with the parade. 

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Spectators took to vantage points for photos during the 95th annual parade. 

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SpongeBob SquarePants floats over 6th Ave.

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Santa Claus greets parade-goers from his sleigh. 

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Paw Patrol's Chase balloon flies high.

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Santa singers dressed in red, wave to the crowd from a giant Christmas tree. 

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Cheerleaders parading down 6th Ave. 

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Miss America, Camille Schrier, keeps warm as she waves from above the streets. 

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Stormtroopers march down the streets as crowds of revelers watch from the sidewalk. 

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The Tom Turkey float waits along Central Park West before the start of the parade. 

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A Green Giant float makes it's way past Columbus Circle. 

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Ticker tape cannons are let off from beneath the Tom Turkey float. 

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Paw Patrol's Chase balloon is followed by Diary of a Wimpy Kid. 

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Musician Jon Batiste gestures from a float during the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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People watch as the Smokey Bear balloon passes Central Park. 

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A marching band performs as the parade returns in full swing after a year of being held back by Covid. 

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Security was tight as police officers lined the sidewalks. 

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Cheerleaders lift their pompoms as they celebrate.

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Red Titan from "Ryan's World" balloon flies past Radio City Music Hall. 

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Members of the Hampton University marching band react to the Sesame Street float before making their way through the parade. 

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Spectators were treated to blue skies and sunshine this year. A change from the 2019 parade which suffered strong winds. 

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