Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to March on Despite Pandemic

The pandemic, which shut down theaters in March, may have upended most traditions this holiday season, but the annual New York City parade will march on.

  • Published 26 November 2020
FILE - The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York in New York on Nov. 22, 2012. The pandemic may have upended most traditions this holiday season but the annual New York City parade will still march on with balloons, dancers, floats, Broadway shows and Santa — albeit this time heavily tweaked for safety. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he’s been yearning to do for months — sing and dance again with his Broadway cast. Jackson is one of the stars of “Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of The Temptations” and he reunited with castmates for the first time since theaters shuttered to prepare for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. “I was most happy with just seeing…

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