California Christmas Parades


Hollywood Christmas Parade

December 1, 2019, 5-8:30 p.m.

Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA

Grand Marshal is Mario Lopez & his charming family
Hosts: Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain, Montel Williams and Elizabeth Stanton

Musical acts & performers:
Jesse & Joy
Dionne Warwick
Brandon Jenner
The Band Of Merrymakers
Shawn Wayans Presents The Boo Crew
Rock Of Ages
Phil Vassar
David Archuleta
Ace Young & Diana Degarmo
James Maslow
Ashen Moon With Mikalah Gordon And Brandon Rogers
And Masters Of Illusion's Mai Wynn And Farrell Dillon
Special tribute for Toys for Tots

The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas event in America, returns to Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade will premiere as a two-hour special on The CW Network on Friday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET / PT. The parade, featuring Marine Toys for Tots program, which is essential in providing gifts to less fortunate children everywhere, will also air on the Hallmark Channel and on American Forces Network, to more than one million American servicemen and women worldwide.

The event will be presented and produced by Associated Television International, in association with The City of Los Angeles.

A true Hollywood yearly tradition, the parade attracts more than one million in attendance each year, with larger than life inflatable character balloons, award winning bands, colorful equestrians, ornate floats, popular characters/novelties, celebrity filled cars and, of course, Santa Claus making the much heralded trek down the over three mile parade route.

About Mario Lopez: Mario Lopez has the overwhelming desire to always keep active. The two-time Emmy-winning television host has joined "Access Hollywood" and has signed an over-all development deal with NBC/Universal. He also the host the nationwide iHeartMedia radio shows, "On with Mario Lopez" and "iHeartRadio Countdown with Mario Lopez." Lopez co-created the upcoming Netflix series “The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia.” The Latinx family comedy centers on a 15-year-old robotics engineer and rocket scientist and her family. He not only has a proclivity for the entertainment industry, Lopez is also an avid sports fan. He has taken his love of sports, specifically boxing, to the next level as a host of the iHeartRadio podcast "The 3 Knockdown Rule."  

No stranger to rigorous routines, Lopez danced his way to the finals in the third season of ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars." Shortly after, in the summer of 2009, he successfully completed his first run on Broadway, starring in the long-running hit musical "A Chorus Line" as the beloved character Zach.

Mario currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife Courtney, their daughter Gia, their son Dominic and they just welcomed their new baby son, Santino Rafael Lopez.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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