Tower Square Parade of Big Balloons - Springfield, MA
Posted by: neoc1
N 42° 06.152 W 072° 35.442
18T E 699217 N 4663969
Quick Description: Springfield's annual post-Thanksgiving Day Parade is sponsored by the Tower Square Mall.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2011 12:49:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMD688
Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving at 11 am, Springfield has its Parade of the Big Balloons. There are floats and marching bands; but the signature feature of the parade are the giant helium filled balloons. In 2011, there were eight such balloons floating down Main Street from Lyman Street, in the downtown business district, to Locust Street in the South End.
In 2011, the giant helium filled balloons were, in order of appearance:
Cat in the Hat
Santa - riding a Springfield Firetruck arrives at the end.
How many days does the festival last?: 1
Admission Price: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
National, County, or City Festival?: City
Coordinates Location:: Tower Square Mall Entrance
Website:: [Web Link]
You must visit the festival at the time of the event. You must post a picture of the festival as it is going on, or a picture of a sign or banner promoting the festival.
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