Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022 in Photos

NEW YORK CITY — The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is upon us as thousands gather to see the annual holiday tradition.

Just days after the Virginia and Colorado shootings, security is tighter than ever, but authorities say there are no known threats at the parade.

Check out photos from the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade below!

The Red Titan balloon descends Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

The Goku balloon descends Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Blue’s Clues host Joshua Dela Cruz waves from Blue’s Clues & You! float as it cruises down Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

The Boss Baby balloon rides through Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

The PAW Patrol balloon descends Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Performers parade through Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Performers on the Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree float wave to spectators during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

The balloon Ada Twist, Scientist floats past Radio City Music Hall during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Cheerleaders walk down Sixth Avenue during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

A parade performer in a Christmas tree costume walks down Sixth Avenue during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Handlers pull the Smokey Bear balloon down Sixth Avenue during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Next Spectators watch from the start of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

The Tom Turkey float parades through Central Park West during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

An inflated helium balloon belonging to Ronald McDonald is seen Wednesday as the balloon is prepared for Thursday’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

A man photographs an inflated helium balloon of Stuart the Minion Wednesday as the balloon is prepared for Thursday’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Police walk past inflated helium balloons of Baby Shark and Sinclair’s Dino as the balloons are prepared for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Workers inflate a helium balloon for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

An inflated Ronald McDonald helium balloon is seen in New York on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 as the balloon is prepared for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

A woman looks at an inflated Ronald McDonald helium balloon as the balloon is prepared for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Workers inflate helium balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

A police officer stands guard as people look on and take photos of helium balloons being inflated for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The Associated Press contributed to this post.

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