The UBS Parade Spectacular is held in Stamford, Connecticut each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. It features helium balloons, and attracts over 200,000 spectators annually, much as with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. It was created in 1993 by the Downtown Special Services District. Sponsors include Macy's and King Features Syndicate.
The parade has Fabulous Inflatables balloons in the procession.
- 2007: Related balloons included were Bear from Bear in the Big Blue House, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy; Non-Muppet balloons include the Grinch, Garfield and Odie, and a Looney Tunes float.
- 2008: Related balloons included were Oscar, Bear, Big Bird; non-Muppet balloons included Beetle Bailey
- 2012: Related balloons include Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, Red Fraggle and Super Grover.
- 2014: Related balloons include Super Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Kermit the Frog, Big Bird, and Animal. Non-Muppet balloons include The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Pac-Man, Fred Flinstone, and Scooby-Doo