10. Snoopy has made the most appearances in the Parade

Woodstock balloon
Flying Ace Snoopy was introduced to the parade in 2006. Woodstock would be added in 2013. 

Snoopy holds the record for most balloon designs (seven) and most appearances in the Thanksgiving Day Parade at over 30. There has been Aviator Snoopy (1968), Astronaut Snoopy (1969: a tribute to Apollo 11), Ice Skating Snoopy (1987), Winter Snoopy with Woodstock (1988), Millennium Snoopy (1999), 75th Parade Snoopy (2001: an altercation to Millennium Snoopy), Flying Ace Snoopy (2006) and Snoopy with Woodstock (2013).

This year, Snoopy will be returning, alongside SpongeBob SquarePants and the Pillsbury Doughboy. New this year is Grogu, better known as Baby Yoda, and Pikachu and Eevee in honor of the Pokemon’s 25th anniversary.

Next, check out 10 balloon mishaps over the years at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade and check out the Top 10 Secrets of the Macy’s Parade.