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What is Sesame Street?

Sesame Street Sesame Street is a children's television show. Some of the characters are: Elmo Monster Telly Monster Zoe Monster Oscar The Grouch Slimey Worm Glo Worm --------------------------------------------------------------- Answer2 Sesame Street who got its start on Novembe ( Full Answer )

When is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held each year on Thanksgiving morning, from 9:00 AM EST until noon in New York City. You can watch the televised parade on your local NBC channel.

How do you get to Sesame Street?

Most importantly, it needs to be a sunny day. You should sweep any clouds away, and then be on your way to where the air is sweet. It's where all the friendly neighbors meet. You will need to take a magic carpet ride, but all the doors will open wide. Tune in to your PBS station in the United Sta ( Full Answer )

When was the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Originally known as Macy's Christmas Parade (it officially launched the Christmas shopping season) the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in New York City on November 27, 1924, and featured Macy's employees and animals from the Central Park zoo.

Why did the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade start?

In the 1920s many of Macy's department store employees were immigrants. They wanted to celebrate Thanksgiving with a festival that was commonly performed in Europe. In 1924, the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Christmas Parade" was put on by the store. Employees and professional entertainers all wore costu ( Full Answer )

What is the origin of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade debuted on Thanksgiving day in 1924, as the Macy's Christmas Parade. The celebration was designed to kick off the holiday shopping season, which traditionally begins the day after Thanksgiving (now called Black Friday).

What is the route of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade?

According to Marching.com, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route changed in 2009 and will remain the same for 2010: "Beginning at 77th Street and Central Park West, the parade will travel south to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South before making a right turn to march down 7th Avenue ( Full Answer )

Who sang in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

kanye West, Victorious justice, and a bunch of other people there was one singer on almost every float. I watched most of it but I can't think of any more singers, Sorry;(

How many people are in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

1,500 cheerleaders, dancers, singers and performers; 800 clowns; 15 giant character helium balloons; 35 novelty/ornament balloons, balloonheads and balloonicles; 10 marching bands; 24 floats; and a host of celebrity performers. Details at: http://www.holidayhacks.com/2009/11/03/2009-macy%e2%80%99s- ( Full Answer )

What celebrities have been on sesame street?

List of guest stars that appeared on the "Sesame Street" TV Show (1969-present): . 1. 14 Karat Soul . 2. Jessica Alba . 3. Buzz Aldrin . 4. Jason Alexander . 5. Dennis Allen . 6. Maria Conchita Alonso . 7. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater . 8. Maya Angelou . 9. Kofi Annan . 10. Ind ( Full Answer )

Is sesame street a real street?

While there are many streets all over the United States and elsewhere with the name Sesame Street, no Sesame Street is filmed on a soundstage in a television studio.

Who performed at the 2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

The official website lists the following as "Talent". Andy Williams David Archuleta Charise The Clique Girlz The Cast of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends Harajuku Girls James Taylor Kermit the Frog Kristen Chenoweth Lang Lang (Chinese Pianist) Miley Cyrus Oneida Indian Nation Push Play Santa & M ( Full Answer )

Where is Macy's Thanksgiving day parade held?

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in New York City, home of the flagship Macy's department store. According to Marching.com, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route changed in 2009 and will remain the same in 2010: "Beginning at 77th Street and Central Park West, the parade will travel ( Full Answer )

What is the largest balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

The size of the largest balloon varies year to year. A few years ago, the Mickey Mouse balloon was the largest. In 2010, Kermit the Frog is largest, at 78 feet long. The largest balloon ever displayed was either the third Superman balloon (1982), at 104 feet, or the Nantucket Sea Monster (1939), ( Full Answer )

What all channels have the Macy's Thanksgiving day parade?

The Macy's Thanksgiving parade in 2011 will be held on Tuesday, November 24th, 2011 at 9am - 12pm EST. It will be broadcasted LIVE on NBC. The channel for NBC will be different for most people so I can not say a specific channel number.

How many balloons are in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

In 2010, there are 15 giant balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 2010 Balloon Lineup . Buzz Lightyear . Diary of a Wimpy Kid . Horton # Kermit the Frog . Supercute Hello Kitty . Kung Fu Panda . Pikachu . Pillsbury Doughboy . Ronald McDonald . Sailor Mickey . Shrek . Smurf ( Full Answer )

Is the Mummers Parade the origin of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

No, the Mummers Parade is a New Year's Day tradition held in Philadelphia, PA, which is also home of the first Thanksgiving Day Parade, sponsored by Gimbel Brothers (Gimbels). The Mummers Parade traces its roots to the mid-17th century, and has been celebrated in the United States since George Wa ( Full Answer )

Who formed the Macy's Thanksgiving day parade and why?

In the 1920s many of Macy's department store employees were immigrants. They wanted to celebrate Thanksgiving with a festival that was commonly performed in Europe. In 1924, the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Christmas Parade" was put on by the store. Employees and professional entertainers all wore costu ( Full Answer )

Who started the macy's Thanksgiving day parade?

In the 1920s many of Macy's department store employees were immigrants. They wanted to celebrate Thanksgiving with a festival that was commonly performed in Europe. In 1924, the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Christmas Parade" was put on by the store. Employees and professional entertainers all wore costu ( Full Answer )

Where does the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade start?

According to Marching.com, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route changed in 2009 and will remain the same in 2010: "Beginning at 77th Street and Central Park West, the parade will travel south to Columbus Circle, turn onto Central Park South before making a right turn to march down 7th Avenue ( Full Answer )

How old is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

2010 marks the 84th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade was first held on November 27, 1924, but was suspended for three years (1942-1944) during World War II.

Why was Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade suspended?

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was suspended due to the US involvement in World War 2, from 1942 through 1944. The parade balloons were recycled and donated for use in the war effort.

What are the balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2010?

In 2010, there are 15 giant balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 2010 Balloon Lineup . Buzz Lightyear . Diary of a Wimpy Kid . Horton # Kermit the Frog . Supercute Hello Kitty . Kung Fu Panda . Pikachu . Pillsbury Doughboy . Ronald McDonald . Sailor Mickey . Shrek . Smurf ( Full Answer )

What year did Macy's stop its Thanksgiving day parade?

Macy's temporarily suspended its annual Thanksgiving day parade from 1942 through 1944 because of US involvement in World War 2. The parade's famous balloons were donated to the war effort as 650 pounds of recycled rubber.

What decade saw an end to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade didn't end permanently, but was temporarily suspended for three years in the 1940s, due to the US involvement in World War 2. There was no parade in 1942-1944; Macy's resumed the tradition in 1945.

How much does a macy's thanksgiving day parade float cost?

First-time balloons cost at least $190,000 - this covers admission into the parade and the cost of balloon construction. After the initial year, companies can expect to pay Macy's about $90,000 to get a character on the parade route. If you consider that the parade runs about three hours or so, that ( Full Answer )

What anime character have appear at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Pikachu, and if you count him, Sonic. Edit: Basically, no anime character appear at all during the Macy's Thanksgiving parades (possibly since Thanksgiving is a bias, all-American holiday). Pikachu and Sonic in actually are mainly video game characters who gained their fame in America through tele ( Full Answer )

Who will be in the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Participants in the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade include: Bands: . Carmel High School Marching Band, Carmel, Indiana . Dobyns-Bennett Marching Indian Band, Kingsport, Tennessee . Hawaii All-State Marching Band, Kaneohe, Hawaii . Homestead High School Marching Band, Cupertino, Califor ( Full Answer )

How do you get into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Dancers: In order to participate in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, dancershave to audition and receive an invitation. Auditions for dancersfor the 2011 parade were held at New York City's Binary Park onAugust 27. Any child from 12-16 could audition. Performers paytheir own travel expenses plus an ( Full Answer )

Who are the performers for the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Some performers for the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are: Rodney Atkins, Big Apple Circus, Mary J. Blige, Cobra Starship, Neil Diamond, Michael Feinstein, The Fresh Beat Band,Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne, Shelby Lynne, Mannheim Steamroller, China Anne McClain, Scotty McCreery, Ingrid Michaelso ( Full Answer )