Grand Marshal: Ken Griffey Sr. - 3x All-Star, 1980 AS MVP and Outfielder of Big Red Machine
Cincinnati Freedom (c.1995 - d.12/29/2008) - Runaway cow that Mayor Charlie Luken gives the key to the city. She was on the run for about 11 days before being caught in the Clifton section of Cincinnati.
Also 10 marching bands and 20 floats. Last season at Cinergy Field.