Michelle Carter

Muppets will retake Manhattan in 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Muppets will retake Manhattan in 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

For its 90th anniversary, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is bringing out the big guns. 

On Tuesday, the retailer unveiled its lineup for the 2016 parade and it is as eclectic as the 16 giant character balloons that will loom over Herald Square on Nov. 24.

The event will host not one, but two sets of Muppets, with Kermit and his crew kicking off the parade with a musical number and Big Bird and the “Sesame Street” team appearing later in the parade. 

Among the human participants will be legendary crooner Tony Bennett, singer-songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Regina Spektor and soul artist Aloe Blacc.

The parade will also not want...

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