The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returned on Thursday, back in full force this year with new balloons over Manhattan, performers throughout and more than 3.5 million people expected to line the streets.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

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The Baby Yoda balloon at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday in Manhattan.

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The scene at the parade on Thursday.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday in Manhattan.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

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The Pillsbury Doughboy balloon at the parade in this view from the Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue.

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A closer look at the Pillsbury Doughboy balloon at the parade.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

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The scene at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

The scene at the parade in this view from the Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue.

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Performers walk through Columbus Circle during the parade.

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The Boss Baby balloon at the parade in this view from the Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue.

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The Boss Baby balloon makes its way down Sixth Avenue during the parade.

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The Diary of A Wimpy Kid balloon makes his debut at the parade in this view from the Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue.

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Spectators line Sixth Avenue as they watch clowns, floats and balloons go by during the parade.

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The scene at the parade in this view from the Hilton Hotel on Sixth Avenue.

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Cheerleaders from the University of Missouri marching band walk down Central Park South during the parade.

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The Ada Twist, Scientist balloon floats by Radio City Music Hall during the parade.

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Spectators watch from the start point of the parade.

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Spectators toss confetti as the parade makes its way down Central Park Avenue West.

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Cheerleaders make their way down Sixth Avenue during the parade.

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