The 87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Featuring Marine Toys for Tots, led by Grand Marshal Nancy O’Dell of Entertainment Tonight, and produced by Associated Television International. The parade will be telecast as a two-hour primetime special on The CW Network on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, 7:00 p.m. CT. The parade is hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain, and Montel Williams. Elizabeth Stanton and Garrett Clayton serve as Co-Hosts.
This year’s parade will feature All-Star performances from Donny and Marie Osmond, The Beach Boys Performing Mike Love’s new single, “(You’ll Never Be) Alone on Christmas Day,” The Tearaways, The Band of Merrymakers, Mikalah Gordon, Blake Lewis, Clare Dunn, Elliott Yamin, Kimberly Caldwell, David Archuleta, Ashanti, Ruben Studdard, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! There will also be a Special Tribute from Ludacris and a Special Appearance by Dr. Oz.
Additional performers will include star magicians from The CW’s hit show Masters of Illusion returning for Season Six in the Summer of 2019, as well as performances from the Gevorkian Dance Academy, The Cubcakes Crew, Celtic Irish Dance Academy, Trinity Valley Community College Cardettes, Camp Broadway and 34th and Phunk.