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Organizers test 4 new Macy’s parade balloons

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Posted at 12:56 PM, Nov 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-10 12:56:23-05

(CNN) — Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade is still a few weeks off, but organizers performed test flights of four new giant balloons this weekend.

The balloons are Snoopy and Woodstock; “Adventure Time’s” Finn and Jake; “How to Train Your Dragon” star, Toothless; and Spongebob Squarepants.

There will be 8,000 volunteers on the ground in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

There will be 90 people who will help fly each balloon.