Photo: Puerto Rican American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery Will be Part of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery will participate in America’s favorite holiday tradition, the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. On Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM, the 85th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® will take to the streets of New York City with a cornucopia of whimsical treats for the whole family. From new giant character helium balloons to out- of–this world floats, the magic begins at the sound of Let’s Have A Parade! More than 8,000 participants including a gaggle of clowns, exciting performance groups, pulse-pounding marching bands, celebrities and the one-and-only Santa Claus will kick-off the holidays with the 85th march of unrivaled wonder.
Also taking part in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, will be Cobra Starship, lead by Uruguay-born Gabe Saporta (born Gabriel Eduardo Saporta), Bolivian dance group Alma Boliviana, the Muppets of Sesame Street, the cast of Boradway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and a number of other performers.