Pikachu has been a mainstay of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade since 2001, with the Pokémon mascot having three balloons over the course of 19 years. To mark the 25th anniversary of the franchise, however, a buddy is coming along for the ride in 2021’s parade.
Eevee joins Pikachu for the 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
You can’t miss this new balloon! @Macys #MacysParade pic.twitter.com/dChVJN1nli
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) October 18, 2021
Yup, Eevee will be joining Pikachu on a PokéBall themed sled for their journey around New York!
You’ll be able to tune in and watch the parade on November 25th at 9 a.m. ET via NBC.