The Mandalorian’s Grogu will make his debut as a Funko Pop!-inspired Balloon during the 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and to celebrate, fans can soon pick up exclusive products on the Funko website.
- Funko has announced that Grogu from The Mandalorian will be making his debut as a Funko Pop!-inspired balloon during the 2021 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- Not only will Star Wars fans be able to see Grogu in the skies during the parade on Thursday, November 25, 2021, but they can get limited-edition exclusive merchandise on Funko.com to celebrate the balloon’s debut including shirts, keychains, and of course Funko Pop! figures.
- Macy’s will also have select items from the limited-edition line for sale at Macy’s Herald Square this fall.
- The Grogu-inspired balloon will measure 41-feet high, 29-feet long and 37-feet wide.
- The 95th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will air on NBC on Thursday, November 25, 2021 from 9:00 am to noon in all time zones.
Grogu “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” Merchandise Collection
- Funko Pop! Bobbleheads
- Funko Deluxe Pop! Bobbleheads
- Funko Pop! Keychain
- Funko Hooded Sweatshirt (Kids & Adults)
- Funko T-Shirt (Kids & Adults)
- You can sign up on Funko.com to be notified when the merchandise goes on sale.
What They’re Saying:
- Will Coss, Executive Producer, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: “The giant balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade have always reflected the very best of pop culture and there is no better example of that than Grogu who has become an instant global sensation. We are thrilled to collaborate with Funko and Lucasfilm on this Funko Pop! version of the beloved character that is sure to delight legions of Star Wars galaxy fans.”
- Brian Mariotti, Chief Executive Officer at Funko: “Funko is ecstatic to bring the Funko Pop! version of the character as a Grogu-themed balloon to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Connecting one of pop culture’s most recognizable characters from one of the biggest entertainment brands in the world with one of our nation’s most beloved holiday traditions is truly a moment in pop culture history that will be remembered by Funko fans and millions of other viewers.”
- Paul Southern, Senior Vice President, Franchise & Licensing, Lucasfilm and National Geographic, Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing: “Grogu has become a global phenomenon, captivating fans of all ages with his charm, humor and loyalty, as seen in The Mandalorian on Disney+. This fall, fans will be able to see Grogu reimagined in a size befitting his impact in the Star Wars galaxy and pop culture, as well as enjoy a new sampling of Grogu-inspired products in celebration of this momentous occasion.”
The 95th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will air on NBC on Thursday, November 25, 2021 from 9:00 am to noon in all time zones.