Despite the unorthodox celebrations this year, the beloved New York City event is being widely praised by viewers.
Thanksgiving 2020 may feel very different thanks to COVID-19, but many of the usual specials like the Macy's parade are still available to watch on TV to bring a sense of normality.
The parade plans may be different this year, but you can still expect to see floats, balloons, and performers galore.
The annual Thanksgiving tradition will go on, but in a very different fashion from years past. It will be filmed without audiences and a reduced number of participants.
Typically, three million people flock to midtown Manhattan to watch the annual parade in person.
Bad weather could ground flights and big Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons.
There isn't public viewing along the entire route, so it's important to know ahead of time where you can set up to watch.
It will take more than 100 balloon handlers to navigate the Goku balloon through the New York City sky.
How do you make sure a giant inflatable cartoon snowman keeps his head in the clouds? Science can help.
The Islamic State militant group has called the parade an "excellent target."
New York officials said about 3.5 million spectators would turn out for the city's signature parade, in its 89th year.
Millions of local residents and tourists gather to see the famous figures floating above New York City.
New York City officials have a simple response: Don't be scared.
Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, objects to the inclusion of a SeaWorld float in the annual parade.