Entertainment TV Every Must-See Photo from the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Ciara, Lea Michele, Jimmy Fallon and more kicked off the 93rd year of the iconic parade in N.Y.C. By Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho was the Features Editor of PEOPLE Digital from 2019 to 2022. She worked at the brand for nearly four years covering news, features, human interest, evergreen, holiday gift guides and more. She launched the How I Parent and What It's Really Like to Be …. digital series and has interviewed several celebrities and influential leaders within the entertainment industry. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Diane worked at Bustle, VH1 and Complex. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 28, 2019 01:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 22 Mark Lennihan/AP/Shutterstock An explosion of confetti filled the sky as the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade made its way through N.Y.C. 02 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Dancers dressed in fall colors and held up letters that spelled out "Macy's Parade" in N.Y.C.'s Manhattan neighborhood. 03 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images The main Thanksgiving float led the way. 04 of 22 Kena Betancur/Getty Images The Caterpillar balloon brought bright pops of color to the N.Y.C. streets. 05 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Dragon Ball Z's Goku went super saiyan down Central Park West in N.Y.C. 06 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Jett from Super Wings had 90 handlers to wrangle the 31 ft. tall float. 07 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images The Black Eyed Peas were seen on top of the NHL Most Valuable Hockey Mom float. 08 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Ciara wore all red on the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles float. 09 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Kelly Rowland manned The Toy House of Marvelous Milestones float. 10 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images TLC's T-Boz and Chilli stayed cozy in all white while riding on the Splashing Safari Adventure float. 11 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Spongebob Squarepants and Gary's float is 44 ft. tall by 46 ft. long. 12 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Astronaut Snoopy's design honored the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. 13 of 22 ECP/GC Images NCT 127 not only performed but also rode on the Brick-Changer from The LEGO Group float. 14 of 22 ECP/GC Images Debbie Gibson wore head-to-toe purple on the Shimmer and Shine float. 15 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images Ronald McDonald waved from his car ahead of his float in a McDonald's mobile. 16 of 22 Theo Wargo/Getty Images The balloon version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid's Greg Heffley had the character clutching his trademark diary, which can be seen here. 17 of 22 Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock Billy Porter rode on top of the Rexy in the City float. 18 of 22 Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock Idina Menzel was all smiles on the Deck the Halls float. 19 of 22 Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock Jimmy Fallon and The Roots performed during this year's parade. 20 of 22 Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock Lea Michele greeted her fans from the top of the Central Park float. 21 of 22 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019. Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock Santa and his elves touched down in N.Y.C. a bit early to spread holiday cheer. 22 of 22 Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock It was impossible to miss the Grinch and Max's bright and colorful float, which was held down by 90 handlers dressed in green.