The stars and floats were out for the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which began at 9 AM on Nov. 24.
The performers included Rodney Atkins, the Big Apple Circus, Mary J. Blige, Cobra Starship, Neil Diamond, Michael Feinstein, The Fresh Beat Band, Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne, Shelby Lynne, Mannheim Steamroller, China Anne McClain, Scotty McCreery, Ingrid Michaelson, the cast and Muppets of Sesame Street, Savannah Outen and more.
The 85th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was broadcast live on NBC; Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker hosted.
Here is a peek at some familiar faces who took part this year:
Michael Feinstein, Mary J. Blige, Avril Lavigne and More at the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Parade