LaToya Jackson and Jasmine Villegas and are the latest music artists and performers confirmed to be a part of the historic 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots, to be presented by The City of Los Angeles and Associated Television International, and produced by Hollywood’s Santa Parade LLC live in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
Villegas will perform at the event.
Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!”) will serve as Host of the music portion of the nationally televised special of the parade airing on the Hallmark Channel on Monday, December 12, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time/Pacific Standard Time) and 5:00 p.m. (Central Time). The parade is then scheduled to air on additional days and times throughout the holiday season on the Hallmark Channel, the Hallmark Movie Channel and in syndication across the country. For exact air dates and times, please check local television listings and visit the website, www.hollywoodchristmasparade2011.com.
Here is the current list of talent confirmed for the parade to date. (All talent subject to change)
Nicole Anderson, Make It or Brake It
– Ant Farm: Sierra McCormick, Stefanie Scott
– Ron Artest (aka Metta World Peace), LA Lakers Professional Basketball Player and Rapper
– Mark Ballas, Dancing With The Stars
– Alexis & Jim Bellino, The Real Housewives of Orange County
– Bold & The Beautiful, Heather Tom, Jacob Young
– Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures, Ashley Argota, Dillon Lane
– Adam Cagley, Game of Your Life
– Santa Claus, The Star of the Parade
– Days of our Lives, Kristian Alfonso, Eric Martsolf, Galen Gering, Arianne Zucker
– Good Luck Charlie: Jason Dolley, Raven Goodwin, Bridget Mendler, Bradley Perry
– Erik Estrada, Broadcast Host
– Eric Garcetti, President, Los Angeles City Council and Councilmember, Thirteenth District, City of Los Angeles
– General Hospital’s PORT CHUCK BAND, Bradford Anderson, Brandon Barash, Steve Burton, Scott Reeves
– Louis Gossett, Jr., An Officer and a Gentleman
– Judith Hill, Duet
– Jabbawockeez, Urban Dance Group
– Kickin’ It: Jason Earles, Olivia Holt, Leo Howard
– Emily Alyn Lind, Revenge, J. Edgar
– Natalie Alyn Lind, One Tree Hill, iCarly
– Love’s Christmas Journey: Natalie Hall, Greg Vaughan
– Titus Makin, Jr., Game of your Life
– Laura McKenzie, Broadcast Host
– Stacy McQueen, Pretty
– Noah Munck, iCarly
– Mr. Young: Matreya Fedor, Brendan Meyer, Gig Morton
– Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., 1st Place Winner, America’s Got Talent
– Lieutenant General Pete Osman, USMC (Ret), President and CEO of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
– Marie Osmond, Parade Grand Marshal
– Melissa Peterman, Pretty, Reba
– Sasha Pieterse, Pretty Little Liars
– Ryan Potter, Supah Ninjas
– Francia Raisa, Secret Life of the American Teenager
– Erin Sanders, Big Time Rush
– Shake It Up!: Kenton Duty, Adam Irigoyen, Caroline Sunshine
– Sha Na Na, 50s Rock Group
– So Random: Allisyn Arm, Doug Brochu, Brandon Mychal Smith, Tiffany Thornton
– Booboo Stewart, Breaking Dawn
– Lea Thompson, The Cabin
– Kirsten Vangsness, Pretty, Criminal Minds
– Barbara Alyn Woods, One Tree Hill
– The Young and the Restless: Tracey E. Bregman, Daniel Goddard, Christel Khalil, Christian LeBlanc, Kate Linder
– Councilmember Dennis P. Zine, Assistant President Pro Tempore, Councilman, Third District, Los Angeles City Council
Grandstand tickets for The 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots are now on sale!!! Parade attendees can view the event in style and comfort. Reserved Grandstand Seating for The 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots are now available for purchase within Associated Television International’s “live set” area located on Hollywood Boulevard between Orange Street and Highland Avenue.
This year there are two packages being offered. The first is “Santa’s Package” which includes a ticket to Madame Tussauds Hollywood and the Grandstand Seat for $45 (a value of $60). Or, the second option is to purchase a Grandstand Seat alone for $35 per ticket.
All seats are reserved at the time the order is placed. There are no refunds or exchanges. Group Discounts are available for groups of 25 or more. All major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. To order tickets, please call toll free at 1-866-PARADE1 (866-727-2331).
Grandstand tickets can be purchased via the telephone until Saturday afternoon, November 26, 2011. On the day of the parade Grandstand tickets will be available at a ticket booth on Hollywood Boulevard located in the Grandstand area near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.
Free Curbside Seating will be available along the entire parade route, starting East of the Grandstand Seating area on Hollywood Boulevard. One of the easiest ways to get to the parade is to take Metro. There are two stations located on the parade route, one at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, and another at Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. For further information or to plan the best route, use the Metro Trip Planner at www.metro.net.
There are numerous Parking Lots in close proximity to the parade route, including Grant Parking lots located throughout Hollywood, as well as at the Hollywood & Highland Shopping Complex accessible from Highland Avenue, near Hollywood Boulevard. Most lots are paid parking. Please contact individual parking lots for pricing.
For updates and further information about The 80th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade Benefiting Marine Toys for Tots, please visit the parade’s official website, www.hollywoodchristmasparade2011.com or call 1-866-PARADE1 (1-866-727-2331).
Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.; Judith Hill; Stefano Langone and Dancers; Cirque Du Soleil’s “Iris;” Masters of Illusion; General Hospital’s Port Chuck Band featuring the leading men, Bradford Anderson, Brandon Barash, Steve Burton, Scott Reeves; Sha Na Na featuring Tim Butler, Gene Jaramillo, Paul Kimbarow, Jocko Marcellino, Screamin’ Scott Simon, Donny York, Jabbawockeez and Rider Kiesner, Three Time World Champion Trick Roper.