Thanksgiving is full of traditions in our house. Eating leftover sandwiches, watching football, giving thanks, great food and watching the Macy's Day Parade.

The 2021 Macy's Day Parade steps off at 9 a.m. and you can watch it on NBC.

There are 6 new balloons in this year's parade, the 95th Annual Parade!

We don't want to spoil the new balloons for you, but if you can't wait, you can find them HERE All together there will be 30 balloons in the parade!

Here are most of the returning balloons:

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    Macy's Stars

    This year they will be blue, red, yellow white and gold. They are 25 feet tall and 24 feet wide!

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    Scrat from Ice Age and The Acorn

    The acorn is so large that 15 MILLION real acorns could fit inside it!

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    Arrtle the Pirate

    Arrtle stands 34.6 feet high and is 24 feet wide!

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    Astronaut Snoopy

    Snoopy has been in the parade for years! The current Astronaut Snoopy first appeared in 2019

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    Candy Cane

    This candy cane would be a dentist's nightmare! It checks in 40 feet tall, 20 feet long and 8 feet wide!

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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    This is the 2nd edition of this popular balloon! It is 62 feet tall, 60 feet long and 32 feet wide!

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    Goku is from Dragon Ball. He is 56 feet tall, 70 feet long and 36 feet wide

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    Happy Hippo

    If you like the song "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas" you'll love the Happy Hippo Balloon! This balloon is 15 feet tall, 30 feet long and 15 feet wide!

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    Paw Patrol

    This kid favorite, Paw Patrol, is 43 feet tall, 60 feet long and 36 feet wide

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    Pillsbury Doughboy

    Admit it, you want to press his belly to hear Poppin' Fresh giggle don't you! He's 46 feet tall, 54 feet long and 34 feet wide!

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    What's Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? The pumpkin balloon would make a lot of pies! They're 14 feet long, 14 feet tall and 14 feet wide! That's a big pumpkin!

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    Red Titan

    Red Titan is from Ryan's World. This super-hero is 42 feet tall, 51 feet long and 28 feet wide

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    Sinclair Dino

    The Sinclair Dino first appeared in 1963! Dino is an Apotosaurus and is 36 feet tall, 72 feet long and 24 feet wide

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    Smokey the Bear

    Admit it you just thought "Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires" didn't you? Smokey is 51 feet tall, 16 feet long and 25 feet wide

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    Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic was the first ever video game character to appear in the Macy's Day Parade. He's 50 feet tall, 55 feet long and 37 feet wide

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    Spongebob Squarepants and Gary

    Spongebob Squarepants is accompanied by Gary this year. In the past he's appeared on his own, but isn't it better when you're with friends? This balloon is 44 feet tall, 46 feet long and 36 feet wide

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    Boss Baby

    The Boss Baby first appeared in 2020. He's 48 feet tall, 32 feet long and 28 feet wide!

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    Tra-la-la-la-la-la! The Smurf's are back! Papa Smurf is 51 feet tall, 43 feet long and 36 feet wide!