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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade floats through NYC
Thousands lined the streets as iconic balloons floated and marchers danced in celebration of the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Ice Age's Scrat and his acorn are carried down Central Park West during the 91st Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 23, 2017.
The extravaganza of Americana made its way through 2 ½ miles of Manhattan on a cold morning, with new faces and old favorites among its signature giant balloons.
New York City Police Department officers watch the Ronald McDonald balloon make its way down 6th Ave.
New York Police Department officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors were circulating among the crowds, sharpshooters were on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks were poised as imposing barriers to traffic at every cross street. Officers also were escorting each of the giant balloons.