Organizers test 4 new Macy’s parade balloons

Posted on: 12:56 pm, November 10, 2013, by

(CNN) — Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade is still a few weeks off, but organizers performed test flights of four new giant balloons this weekend.

The balloons are Snoopy and Woodstock; “Adventure Time’s” Finn and Jake; “How to Train Your Dragon” star, Toothless; and Spongebob Squarepants.

There will be 8,000 volunteers on the ground in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

There will be 90 people who will help fly each balloon.