Vintage Photos: The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

by Chelsea Burcz · November 23, 2011

Back before Christina Aguilera was lip-syncing on a truck covered in streamers and Santa was accompanied by a bevy of leggy blondes, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gave Americans a reason to sit back and revel at the spectacle of a balloon bigger than their home. Check out photos of the vintage floats of parades past.