New Balloons Debut at Parade

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 05:  Sonic The Hedgedog Balloon and Julius the Monkey Balloon at the 2011 Macy's Balloonfest at MetLife Stadium on November 5, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)

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    Today's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has some new additions. Tim Burton’s B. and Paul Frank’s Julius the monkey will join classics like Snoopy and Spider-Man, and around 40 other balloons. Mary J. Blige, Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne, and the Muppets will all participate in the show. Macy’s expects 3.5 million people to line the parade route.

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