Even though the COVID 19 has still not calmed down and many countries are facing difficult times because of the COVID 19 rising cases. Yet, there are many who are celebrating the holiday season, forgetting all the worries and sadness that surround the world today.
The start of the Christmas season was welcomed by the 89th legacy Parade, which marched down from the streets of Tinseltown towards the end of the downtown on Sunday. This Hollywood Christmas Parade spread a calm and positive vibe among the residents after the challenging times of the COVID 19 pandemic.
The orange street and the Hollywood Boulevard were where the parade began with the grand marshal named Sheryl Underwood, who had previously been part of the “The Talk” production as a host.
The hosts Elizabeth Stanton, Montel Williams, Dean Cain, Laura McKenzie, and Erik Estrada will be seen on screens at 6 p.m. A total of five thousand people will be participating in the parade along with these hosts.
Once again, the parade will be performed, and excitement will be spread among the guests, including Angelenos, after these tough years of the pandemic. Mayor Eric Garcetti of the Los Angeles stated that through hard times, Angelenos had been given hopes and strength to get through these times with the help of these Hollywood Christmas Parades. These parades have been taking place every year for almost a century now.
The show “Leave It to Beaver” cast from the early times of the TV shows, will be there as well, including the Tony Dow. Also, other actors like Jerry Mathers, Lou Ferrigno, Tom Arnold, and Danny Trejo will be participating. Several musicians have also confirmed their presence, including the Fifth Dimension’s Billy Davis Jr. and Marilyn McCoo. The VIP and celebrity spots were approved for a total number of sixty-one people.
From Torrance, the Catholic Schools Band of Los Angeles; Pipes from Police Emerald Society of Los Angeles; from PAVA, the World Traditional Korean Band of Los Angeles; from Manhattan Beach, the Color Guard; Marching Band from the Mira Costa High School, and From San Diego, the U.S. Marine Corps Band also joined the parade. Along with these, there were be four stories tall 11 character balloons.
The Ferrari of “Magnum, P.I.,” Firebird of the “Rockford Files,” coach of the “Munsters” from the television along with the Trans-Am from the “Smokey and the Bandit,” Scho-1 from the “Ghostbusters,” and DeLoreans from the “Back to the Future” cars were included which were a delight for the eyes of spectators. There were about vehicles from about 49 famous movies.
Beautiful reindeer, along with the Santa Claus, were also there to provide the aura of Christmas. A two-ton spud and a height of about two-story-high potato truck with 18 wheels from Idaho also made its appearance, adding to the excitements. The cheers were louder as it approached the crowd.
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