MOONACHIE, New Jersey (WABC) -- It's like taking a glimpse into a whole new world where your inner child can run free.
The intricate details, the enormous displays and beautiful artistry showcased year after year at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are nothing short of amazing, evoking a special nostalgia for many.
At a warehouse in Moonachie, several students from a variety of schools got a special sneak peek at some of this year's newest floats.
From a two-story sensory overload bake shop aboard the Entenmann's float, to a massive foam sculpture of the Jolly Green Giant kneeling over a beautiful Thanksgiving harvest, creativity knows no boundaries.
Dozens of artists and carpentry specialists have spent countless hours on each float to ensure from every angle near and far audiences remain not only captivated, but inspired to pass this special tradition onto the next generation.
Believe it or not the planning for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade begins more than a year in advance.
Sneak peek at some of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade floats