Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016

It’s almost here!  The annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 happens live on November 27th.  The parade route starts at the Hollywood & Highland Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, travels east towards Hollywood and Vine, goes south, and then makes it back west along Sunset Boulevard.  While the best bleacher seats have been sold out, there are TONS of free viewing spaces along these streets and boulevards.

Grand Marshal of The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016, Olivia Newton John

Grand Marshal of The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016, Olivia Newton John

This year’s Grand Marshall is the amazing recording artist and movie star Olivia Newton John.  With over 100 million albums sold, and 10 #1 hits, as well as starring in Grease with John Travolta, she is a true superstar and will surely be a crowd-pleaser.

The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016 hosts will be Erik Estrada and travel expert, Laura McKenzie.

Map for Viewing the Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016

Map for Viewing the Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016

Celebrities already scheduled to ride in the parade include Nicole Ari Parker from Fox’s “Rosewood,” Boris Kodjoe from CBS’s “Code Black,” the cast from the soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Deidre Hall from Days of Our Lives and Lou Ferrigno, along with dozens of other famous names.

2016 performers on the main stage include WAR, Olivia Newton John, Scott McCreery, Kenny G, Masters of Illusion, Julia Ara, Empty Hearts and Cyndi Lauper.

Hollywood Christmas Parade Hosts

Hollywood Christmas Parade Hosts

For up-to-date information on The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2016, visit their website.

Dine nearby at the many eateries at The Hollywood and Highland Complex.  One can also grab a cocktail in the lobby bar at the legendary Roosevelt Hotel or a martini at the always amazing Musso and Frank Restaurant along the parade route.

If viewing the parade on Sunset, walk west towards El Compadre, Cheebo, and The Pikey for a bite to eat or something to whet your whistle.

Private holiday sightseeing tours of Los Angeles are available daily throughout the season.  Contact Glitterati Tours for calendar availability.