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History in the Making

The first parade in 1924 was actually dubbed the "Macy's Christmas Parade," and marked the welcoming of Santa Claus to the city. It was organized by a group of Macy's employees who dressed up and were a part of the parade along with other floats and entertainment.

Feast Your Eyes on the History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Photos

Plus, fun facts that are perfect to share at the dinner table.

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