Take a look at this exclusive video showcasing the balloon’s journey, from concept to reality.
Here are some fun facts about Sailor Mickey:
- Mickey Mouse was last seen in the Macy’s Parade in 2000 as Bandleader Mickey.
- The Sailor Mickey balloon is approximately 61 feet high, 33 feet wide and 48 feet long. That’s more than six stories tall!
- It takes about 14,000 cubic feet of helium to fill the Sailor Mickey balloon.
- The Sailor Mickey balloon will be guided by a team of 70 volunteers.