Sneak Peek at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons [PICS]

Kenneth Rosen
Sneak Peek at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons [PICS]
1. Hello Kitty

1. Hello Kitty

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The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons are getting pumped up -- literally -- for their big performance in New York City on Thursday morning. Before Papa Smurf, Kermit and other classic characters float through the streets of midtown, they undergo the helium treatment to ensure maximum float-ability.

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Instagram and Twitter users helped to offer a sneak peek of tomorrow's festivities by sharing snapshots of the half-inflated balloons.

Take a float through the gallery above and let us know in the comments which classic balloon is your favorite.

Thumbnail courtesy of Flickr, drivingthenortheast

This story originally published on Mashable here.