Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade… Check!

We can check that off our list.

My girls

We had six tickets for the parade courtesy of my in-laws.  We had the option of going last year, but we thought it would be a good idea to wait a year for Dagny to get a little bit older.  I am sure she isn’t going to remember any of it, but I am pretty sure our her experience was tons more enjoyable then if we would of gone last year.

We woke up at 5 am and to my surprise Dagny got up with no problems at all.  In fact she asked me “Are we going to the Macy’s parade?” Too stinkin cute.  We all ate some breakfast and my superhero brother drove us all into NYC and dropped us right at the entrance for ticket holders.

Get ready for tons of photos.  There is no way, this post can be anything other than photo heavy.

Emerson waiting in the cold for the parade to start.

Tim handling the cold a little better.

A lot of this was going on.


This was our favorite float from the parade.  Dagny was beside herself, as was I.

Sesame Street!

Out of all the “celebrities” he was the coolest by far.

Jimmy Fallon!

Dagny was super excited about seeing Shrek after we told her he would be there.  This is her seeing the big guy up close.


The man, I mean ogre.

Dora, another hit.

Balloon wise, this was perhaps my favorite.


Okay, maybe it really was this.


Here is Dagny seeing Santa.

Seeing Santa

I think it was so nice of Santa to come all the way from the North Pole during his busy time of the year.


The big man looking right at us.


I really didn’t expect it to be as fun as it turned out to be.  The weather held out, which up until the day before it was suppose to rain. We were very, very lucky.  And to end a perfect morning, my superhero brother picked us up after it was done.  He rocks!


1 comment to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade… Check!

  • Maria

    I was wondering how you were going to pull this post off – I knew there’d be a lot to share. Looks like everyone had a wonderful time… only thing missing is a picture of you :( Did everyone crash early after such an early start?

    Hope the rest of the day was as memorable as the parade!