Hollywood Christmas Parade To benefit Toys for Tots and Salute Disabled American Veterans.

Posted on Dec 15 2013 - 9:50pm by Danity Donnaly


It’s that time of year again…an expansive Red Carpet Parade and Christmas celebration featuring Grand Marshal Buzz Aldrin and star-studded red carpet arrivals and performances benefitting Toys for Tots with a special salute to Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

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. 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 event will kick off with star-studded red carpet arrivals followed by feature performances from Stevie Wonder, Bill Ray Cyrus, the Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Kenny Loggins, LeAnn Rimes, William Shatner, McClain, Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, Richie Sambora, and Olate 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.

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6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. busybee December 15, 2013 at 11:36 pm - Reply

    Wait, Shatner will be performing???

  2. Jody December 15, 2013 at 11:52 pm - Reply

    This sounds like tons of fun!

  3. Annemarie December 15, 2013 at 11:53 pm - Reply

    What a great cause and the parade looks like fun!

  4. Robyn December 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm - Reply

    Is William going to do standup? I would love to be there!

  5. Janelle December 17, 2013 at 4:39 am - Reply

    I love a parade

  6. Allie December 17, 2013 at 4:39 am - Reply

    Whoa… Eric Estrada looks really old

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