Who's Performing In the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022? Get All the Details!

Who's Performing In the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022? Get All the Details!

It’s that time of year – the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is taking place on Thursday (November 24) in New York City.

This year marks the 96th edition of the annual Thanksgiving Day staple and one of the most beloved events to kick off the holiday season.

“Since its first march in 1924 and through the decades, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has served to bring joy to the millions who gather nationwide each year to experience it with friends and family,” Will Coss, Executive Producer of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, shared in a statement. “This November, as we once again set the stage for the start of the holiday season, we are thrilled to showcase another spectacle full of magic and wonder that will help create everlasting memories with loved ones during this special time of year.”

During this year’s three-hour parade, viewers will see more than 5,000 volunteers, 16 giant character balloons, 28 floats, 40 novelty and heritage inflatables, more than 700 clowns, 12 marching bands and 10 performance groups and plenty of musical stars.

Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker will all be back to host the celebration.

So, who’s all performing during the parade and what can we expect?

Click inside to see the full list…

Find out all the performers and more below…

Stars on Parade/Performers

Mariah Carey
Paula Abdul
Big Time Rush
Jordan Davis
Blue’s Clues & You! host Josh Dela Cruz
Gloria, Sasha and Emily Estefan
Jimmy Fallon and The Roots
Fitz and the Tantrums
Kirk Franklin
Mario Lopez and Family
Ziggy Marley
Miss America 2022 Emma Broyles
Cast and Muppets of Sesame Street
Sean Paul
Pitch Perfect: Bumper In Berlin‘s Adam DeVine, Sarah Hyland and Flula Borg
Joss Stone
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue
Jordin Sparks
Dionne Warwick
Betty Who
Santa Claus
Stars of Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock

Broadway Performances
Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl
A Beautiful Noise
Some Like It Hot
The Lion King

Radio City Rockettes


Ada Twist, Scientist by Netflix
Astronaut Snoopy by PEANUTS Worldwide
The Boss Baby from DreamWorks Animation
Goku by Toei Animation
a Funko Pop!-inspired Grogu™ by Funko and in partnership with Lucasfilm
Chase from PAW Patrol®by Nickelodeon
Pillsbury Doughboy™ by Pillsbury™
Red Titan from “Ryan’s World” by Sunlight Entertainment and pocket.watch
Ronald McDonald® by McDonald’s®USA
Papa Smurf from The Smurfs™ by Nickelodeon
Pikachu™ & Eevee™ by The Pokémon Company International
SpongeBob SquarePants & Gary by Nickelodeon
the Go Bowling™balloonicles
Hot Air Dolly by Universal Orlando Resort
Smokey Bear by the USDA Forest Service
Macy’s reindeer Tiptoe and Toni the Bandleader Bear

New Balloons
Bluey by BBC
Diary of A Wimpy Kid®by Abrams Books
DINO and Baby DINO by Sinclair Oil
Stuart the Minion from Illumination
A new balloonicle of Striker, the U.S. Soccer Star by FOX Sports


1-2-3 Sesame Street® by Sesame Workshop™ (The cast and Muppets of Sesame Street)
Big City Cheer by Spirit of America Productions (Miss America 2022 Emma Broyles)
Big Turkey Spectacular by Jennie-O (Paula Abdul)
Birds of a Feather Stream Together by Peacock® (Adam Devine, Sarah Hyland and Flula Borg)
Blue’s Clues & You! by Nickelodeon (Josh Dela Cruz)
The Brick-changer by The LEGO® Group (Fitz and the Tantrums)
Celebration Gator by the Louisiana Office of Tourism (Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue)
Christmas in Town Square by Lifetime® (Kirk Franklin)
Colossal Wave of Wonder by Kalahari Resorts and Conventions (Sean Paul)
Deck the Halls by Balsam Hill® (Gloria, Sasha and Emily Estefan)
Elf Pets® by The Lumistella Company®
Everyone’s Favorite Bake Shop by Entenmann’s®
Fantasy Chocolate Factory by Kinder™ (Big Time Rush)
Harvest in the Valley by Green Giant® (Jordan Davis)
Heartwarming Holiday Countdown by Hallmark Channel (Joss Stone)
Her Future is STEM-Sational by Olay (Betty Who)
Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree (Macy’s Choir)
Magic Meets the Sea by Disney Cruise Line (Captain Minnie Mouse and Friends)
Santa’s Sleigh (Santa Claus)
Snoopy’s Doghouse by PEANUTS Worldwide
Tom Turkey (Mario Lopez and family)
Toy House of Marvelous Milestones by New York Life (Dionne Warwick)
Winter Wonderland in Central Park by Macy’s (Jimmy Fallon and The Roots)

New Floats
Baby Shark by Pinkfong and Nickelodeon (Ziggy Marley)
Geoffrey’s Dazzling Dance Party by Toys“R”Us (Jordin Sparks)
People of First Light by Macy’s
Supersized Slumber by Netflix (Ballet Hispánico)
The Wondership by Wonder (Cam)

Marching Bands

Benedict College (Columbia, SC)
Bourbon County High School (Paris, KY)
Carmel High School (Carmel, IN)
Clovis North Educational Center (Fresno, CA)
Delfines Marching Band (Veracruz, Mexico)
Macy’s Great American Marching Band (United States),
NYPD Marching Band (New York, NY)
The Queer Big Apple Corps (New York, NY)
South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
Tarpon Springs High School (Tarpon Springs, FL)
University of Missouri(Columbia, MO)
Vandegrift High School (Austin, TX)

Performance Spotlight

Ballet Hispánico
Big Apple Circus
Boss Kids
Fusion Winter Guard
Kilgore Rangerettes
Phantom Limb
The Sigma Gamma Rho Centennial Steppers
St. John’s Dance Team
Spirit of America Cheer
Spirit of America Dance Stars

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