Wars and disease have been the main culprits behind disruptions in the city's 164 years of observing Fat Tuesday.
Every state and territory was represented by talent in the event.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most inaugural celebrations will take place virtually following the ceremony this year.
Despite the unorthodox celebrations this year, the beloved New York City event is being widely praised by viewers.
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.
New Yorkers won't take to the streets this year, but you can celebrate from your couch.
North Carolina supporters of President Trump screamed "white power" and "f**k Black lives" during a parade organized by local Alamance County GOP backers.
Photographs capture boats taking on water from waves. A photojournalist tweeted that at least three boats were swamped "with no injuries reported," along with a picture of authorities rescuing several paraders.
Local media reported that the standoff between Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter activists was peaceful.
The woman was struck by a float during the Krewe of Nyx parade during the final week of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
After his untimely assassination in 1968, cities across the country began hosting parades in his honor long before the U.S. declared the third Monday of January a federal holiday in 1986.
Every year the Tournament of the Roses—more commonly referred to as the Rose Bowl—has taken place on New Year's Day since its inception in Pasadena, California, back in 1890. Read on for more information on how to view the time-honored event.
The Mummers Parade is believed to be the oldest continuous folk parade in the U.S., according to the Mummers Museum.
The parade will present from Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland Resort in California.
Winds in the city were forecasted to be between 15 and 25 miles per hour on Thanksgiving.
There are plenty of ways to keep up with the holiday parade if you don't plan to watch along with spectators on Central Park West and 6th Avenue in New York City.
The parade began in 1924 and has since swapped live animals for balloons and expanded from two blocks to more than two miles.
This is the first time a president is known to have accepted the invitation to speak at the New York City parade.
"You pulled the race card to justify attacks against us," National Straight Pride Coalition director Don Grundmann said. "We haven't done anything. We're a totally peaceful racist group."
In its cease and desist letter, TripAdvisor referenced songs by Madonna, Cher, Cyndi Lauper, Erasure and other LGBT icons.
Organized by Capital Pride Alliance, the festivities serve to "celebrate, educate, support, and inspire" multifaceted communities in order to grow and preserve history and protect rights for current and future generations.
The float featured Orthodox Jewish puppets standing among bags of money and rats.
Parking bans, street closures and packed public transportation were all plaguing the city Tuesday morning.
The parade is a more than 100-year-old tradition in Tampa, Florida.
Michael Clay Saripkin was convicted of touching a child for lustful purposes in 2013.
Diana Ross & Family and Sugarland are among those scheduled to perform.