Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: 9 Awesome Teens Who Are Marching

11/24/2011 11:53 am ET
  • Sara Gartman

The Macy's Day Parade is one of the best parts of Thanksgiving (okay, besides family, food, and getting to sleep!). The 84th annual celebration featured approximately 8,000 participants including more 1,600 cheerleaders and dancers, twelve marching bands, an assortment of celebrities, and 15 giant character balloons. Something even more awesome about this year's event is that there are so many amazing teens from across the country marching with their bands, dance groups, acting, singing, and totally dominating the parade, in general. We've compiled a list of 9 names that have stood out to us from the news over the past few weeks -- do you have any to add? What part of the parade are you liking best this year? Sound off in the comments!

Teens Performing in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade