Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams will host the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, presented by Associated Television International at 5 p.m. on December 1st. The Grand Marshal of the parade is Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on the moon. The Parade will benefit Toys for Tots and salute Disabled American Veterans.
The spectacular live event will kick off with star-studded red carpet arrivals down an expansive red carpet followed by feature performances from Stevie Wonder, Billy Ray Cyrus, the Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Kenny Loggins,LeAnn Rimes, William Shatner, The McClain Sisters, Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, Richie Sambora, andOlate Dogs with special television shout-out’s from Debby Ryan, Susan Lucci, Wayne Brady, Marie Osmond,Taylor Hicks, Larry King and Joe Mantegna with the Criminal Minds cast. A special tribute to the stars of The Young and the Restless will be in attendance to celebrate its 40th anniversary, and the festivities will also include marching bands, giant balloons, classic cars, equestrian groups and more.
A Hollywood tradition for over 80 years, millions of people have come out to Hollywood Boulevard to celebrate the entertainment capital of the world in the annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. This star-studded event has been the center of the holiday celebrations in Tinsel Town for more than eight decades, with the best in family entertainment – a tradition that children of all ages look forward to every holiday season. Now bigger and better than ever before, the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade is a nationwide primetime television event, premiering as a two-hour special December 11th on Hallmark Channel with two runs on the Hallmark Movie Channel on December 20th and 24th. The show will be broadcast throughout the holiday season on more than 350 stations including KTLA in Los Angeles on December 20th from 8-10 p.m. It will also air to over 1 million American servicemen and women worldwide on American Forces Television Network.