86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan on Nov. 22, 2012.
Santa Claus waves to the crowd in Herald
Santa Claus waves to the crowd in Herald Square, the end of the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)
The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon floats in the 86th
The SpongeBob SquarePants balloon floats in the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
The Pikachu balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving
The Pikachu balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

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The Kermit the Frog balloon floats along during
The Kermit the Frog balloon floats along during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
The Spider-Man balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving
The Spider-Man balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
The Spider-Man balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving
The Spider-Man balloon during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
TV personality Jimmy Fallon performs during the 86th
TV personality Jimmy Fallon performs during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Planter's Mr. Peanut attends the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving
Planter's Mr. Peanut attends the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

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The Pikachu and Poke Ball balloons during the
The Pikachu and Poke Ball balloons during the 86th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Flo Rida and Stayc Reign ride a float
Flo Rida and Stayc Reign ride a float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)
To infinity and beyond! Buzz Lightyear takes flight
To infinity and beyond! Buzz Lightyear takes flight at the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
The Sailor Mickey balloon floats behind Macy's Great
The Sailor Mickey balloon floats behind Macy's Great American Marching Band at the 86th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP )
Portraying the Founding Fathers, parade participants march in
Portraying the Founding Fathers, parade participants march in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)

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The Spider-Man balloon makes its way down Sixth
The Spider-Man balloon makes its way down Sixth Avenue during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Spectators line the sidewalk as balloons and bands
Spectators line the sidewalk as balloons and bands make their way down Manhattan's Central Park West in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade/ (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)
Thomas Share of the Rockaways in Queens cheers
Thomas Share of the Rockaways in Queens cheers during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. Macy's donated tickets and transportation to this year's Thanksgiving Day Parade to 5,000 people from neighborhoods hardest hit by superstorm Sandy. (Nov. 22, 2012 ) (Credit: Getty Images)
People look up as balloons make their way
People look up as balloons make their way through the streets during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan. (Nov. 22, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Dancers fill the street as the 86th Annual
Dancers fill the street as the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade moves down Manhattan's Central Park West. (Nov 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)
The Charlie Brown balloon passes people on balconies
The Charlie Brown balloon passes people on balconies on Manhattan's Central Park West during the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. ( Nov 22, 2012) (Credit: AP)
The Spider-Man balloon is put under a
The Spider-Man balloon is put under a "web" as its inflated for the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (Nov. 21, 2012) (Credit: AP)
A woman photographs the new version of Hello
A woman photographs the new version of Hello Kitty, after it was inflated for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (Nov. 21, 2012) (Credit: AP)
The new Papa Smurf balloon is restrained under
The new Papa Smurf balloon is restrained under netting after it was inflated for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (Nov. 21, 2012) (Credit: AP)
Actors Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara perform with
Actors Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara perform with the cast of "Nice Work if You Can Get It" during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
The cast of Sprout on PBS perform during
The cast of Sprout on PBS perform during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Jennette McCurdy performs during day two of the
Jennette McCurdy performs during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Flo Rida performs during day two of the
Flo Rida performs during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Stayc Reign and Flo Rida attend day two
Stayc Reign and Flo Rida attend day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
The Heartland Hoedowners of Elkhorn, Nebraska perform during
The Heartland Hoedowners of Elkhorn, Nebraska perform during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square in New York City. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann of pop duo
Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann of pop duo Karmin hold a puppy named Max during day two of the 86th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Rehearsals at Macy's Herald Square. (Nov. 20, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)
Onlookers watch as Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade staff
Onlookers watch as Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade staff inflate balloons in Manhattan's Upper West Side on Nov. 21. The 86th annual event is the second-oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the United States. (Credit: Getty)