If you’re like us, you always look at a spectacle and wonder: “I wonder how they did that?”

Ever since we were little kids, we both wanted to travel to NYC to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in person. (Josh also wanted to co-host the parade from a TV booth high in the sky…but so far, no luck.) After we moved to New York, we finally got to witness the parade a few times. Then we started avoiding the crowds by instead partaking in the “secret” New Yorker tradition of watching the parade balloons being inflated on the side streets the Wednesday evening before the parade. That was fun too.

But not as much fun as getting a sneak peek inside the Macy’s Studio where all of the preparations are made for the parade. It’s a year-round job. The giant facility in New Jersey is also home to all of the preparations for the Macy’s Flower Show, and other legendary events. Take a walk around with us and peek at just a fraction of the work that goes into making the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade so magical…

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  • By: arlene

    WOW SO COOL THANK YOU THANK YOU for the behind the scenes look loved it God Bless the BEEKMAN FAMILY AND THE GOATS MAY THEY HAVE HEALTHY AND STRONG TAKE CARE FROM ME ARLENE AND SWEET PEA MY DOG

  • By: Marie Mercurio

    Thanks for sharing. I love watching Macy’s parade. The behind the scenes photos were great. Best wishes to all at Beekman’s farm.

  • By: Kathleen

    THANK YOU it was wonderful ! I LOVE YOUR PRODUCTS AND WATCHING YOU TWO ON EVINETHE GOATS ARE SO SWEET THANK AGAIN!!!!

  • By: donna

    That was fun thank you , love watching the parade , and then it feels like the holidays

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