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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.

Take a Look at 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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