Enjoy watching Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation Outisde of the Museum of Natural History (between West 77th and West 81st Streets) on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The traditional Macy’s balloon inflation takes place on Thanksgiving Eve in the streets around the American Museum of Natural History. The inflation is set for Wednesday, November 21, 2018 and runs from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Thanksgiving in New York City wouldn’t be what it is without the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you want to take your kids to have a glimpse of those giant balloons, visit the area near the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, to watch the giants come to life, including the brand-new balloons for 2018. Kids of all ages are invited to watch the balloon inflation and the entry is free.