Best Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Introduced in the 2000s
The Top Ten
Sonic the Hedgehog was the first Sega balloon and first video game character balloon in parade history. However, it wouldn't be until Nintendo would have Pikachu be the first Nintendo balloon. Wait, WHAT ABOUT A SUPER MARIO BALLOON?! Anyways, Pikachu's balloon would first make its debut in 2001.
Well, Cartoon Network's Boy Genius made his debut as a balloon in 1998, so Nickelodeon's Boy Genius would make his debut as a balloon as well a few years later. In the same year Jimmy Neutron's movie first came out in, Jimmy Neutron would have his balloon debut in 2001. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
A balloon based on the titular Charlie Brown from the Charlie Brown franchise. More specifically, Charlie Brown and the Allusive Football. This balloon would first make its debut in 2002. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
And now we have another balloon based on a Nick Jr. show. This balloon is based on the titular Little Bill from the show of the same name. Little Bill would also have the honor of being the first African-American character to appear in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. It would first debut in 2002. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and got his own parade balloon? SpongeBob SquarePants! His balloon would first make its debut in 2004.
A balloon based on the titular character of the Hello Kitty franchise. Its balloon would first make its debut in 2007. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
The first DreamWorks balloon to debut at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And Shrek manages to get that honor. Shrek's balloon would first make its debut in 2007. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
A balloon based on a regular Smurf (no specific Smurf, unfortunately) from the Smurfs franchise. This balloon would first make its debut in 2008. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
"To infinity... and beyond! " The first Pixar balloon to debut at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And what better way than to have Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story have that honor? Buzz Lightyear's balloon would first make its debut in 2008. - ModernSpongeBobSucks
The Electric Mouse Pokemon makes his second run on this list by getting an updated balloon that has him holding a Poke Ball. The Pikachu with Poke Ball balloon is also the first balloon in parade history to have light-up features! This balloon would first debut in 2006.
VeggieTales Live On Stage is here! 😆
After it was retired, it was renewed as "Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot" in 2007.
The Care Bears Big Wish Movie is here! 😆
It was soft debut in 2006.
It was first debut in 2005 in the movie "The Great Lollipop Adventure".
The Powerpuff Girls Movie is here! 😆
It was first debut in 2006.
Strawberry Shortcake: The Sweet Dreams Movie is here! ^-^
It was soft debut in 2003.
That should be debuted in 2002.
It was right after the "Mew Mew Power" float in November 2005.
It was first debut in 2002.
"The World of Piwi! " float was right after the balloon in November 2003.
My Little Pony G3 is here!
It was first debut in 2003.
This balloons is right before “The World of Piwi! ” float in November 2003.
It was first debut in 2000 as Cassie. She's so cute!
It was right before "Teletoon Advance" float in November 2000.