Calling all Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade fans: We're all invited to participate in festivities leading up to Thursday's celebration. Sneak out of work this afternoon to catch celebrity rehearsals and on Wednesday join the crowds for what's become another tradition, the balloon inflation on the Upper West Side.

Celebrity Rehearsals
Tuesday, November 23rd - 3pm to 11pm

Herald Square

Giant Balloon Inflation
Wednesday, November 24th - 3pm to 10pm
(77th & 81st Streets between Central Park West and Columbus AvenueThis year's new balloons include Kung Fu Panda (love him!) and the Diary of A Wimpy Kid (one of my niece's favorite books).

The Big Show: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday, November 25th - 9am to 12pm
Click Here for Parade Route Info
New York's Apollo Theater will have a float for the first time with legend Gladys Night onboard singing her song "Settle" from the For Colored Girls movie soundtrack. I'm also looking forward to a performance by Columbian singer-songwriter-cutie Juanes, who will be the first person to sing in Spanish at the parade (Terra USA).

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