Fun Facts About The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

There Were Some Objections

Two years after the first parade, the Allied Patriotic Societies protested. They insisted that Macy’s shouldn’t have the event on Thanksgiving since it "would interfere with Thanksgiving Day worship."

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William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images

If the company didn’t acknowledge its protest, the association declared that it would go to the police commissioner and ask him to revoke Macy’s parade permit.