Ciara, Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, Emmy-winning “Pose” actor Billy Porter, Debbie Gibson, Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, Latin singer Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Also former NASA astronauts Kay Hire and Janet Kavandi will participate in the 93rd annual parade on November 28th.
The new character balloons include the beagle Snoopy, who got an “out-of-this-world makeover” as an astronaut this year. “Decked out in astronaut gear, the newest Snoopy balloon design marks the eighth version of Charles M. Schulz’s treasured comic character and honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and future space missions”.
Other new characters include Guy and Sam from Netflix’s “Green Eggs and Ham” Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants and Gary, Smokey Bear will also fly high celebrating the advertising icon’s 75th birthday.
Macy’s Parade’s Blue Sky Gallery series invites contemporary artists to recreate their artwork as balloons. This year Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Love Flies Up to the Sky’ will debut.”
The special will air at 9 a.m. EST on NBC’s “Today” show.
Others part of the lineup include the cast and Muppets of “Sesame Street,” That Girl Lay Lay, Natasha Bedingfield, Chris Young, NCT 127, Chris Janson and Josh Dela Cruz.