The Hollywood Christmas Parade Premieres Tonight on The CW – Watch Our Videos From the Red Carpet!

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Tonight’s the night!

For everyone that was not in Los Angeles for the 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade a few weeks ago, The CW is giving fans across the nation an opportunity to jump in on the holiday tradition straight from your living room.

Airing tonight at 8PM ET/PT, the “Magic of Christmas!” themed parade will kick off with a special appearance from Grand Marshals Penn & Teller of The CW’s hit series “Fool Us.” The parade will also include special reality-defying magic tricks by Jonathan PendragonMichael Turco, Michael GrandinettiTitou and Nathan Phan from the CW’s hit series “Masters of Illusion” with co-hosts Elizabeth StantonGarrett Clayton and Montel Williams;  musical performances, and more.  A true Hollywood tradition, this year’s parade includes more than 4,000 participants with larger than life inflatable character balloons and celebrity filled cars making the much heralded trek down Hollywood Boulevard.

Throughout the TV special, viewers will be able to see Oscar de la Hoya be presented with the “Humanitarian Award” for his outstanding charity work over the years and Deidre Hall making a special presentation to Toys For Tots.  

A wide variety of stellar musical performances will also be featured with such artists as Clay Aiken; India Arie; Band of Merrymakers featuring Mark McGrath, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees; Currently on tour, The Beach Boys performing Mike Love’s new single“(You’ll Never Be) Alone On Christmas Day”; Daughtry; Diana DeGarmo; Kat Graham; Candice Glover; Taylor Hicks; Alexander Jean featuring B.C. Jean and Mark Ballas; Sean Kingston; Heather Russell; Ruben Studdard; and Ace Young.  

The cast of Lythgoe Family Productions’ Peter Pan and Tinker Bell:  A Pirates Christmas – Panto at The Playhouse will also perform and will include Sabrina Carpenter, Parvesh Cheena, Chrissie Fit, Corey Fogelmanis, Ricky Jaime, Chris Jarosz, Auggie Maturo, John O’Hurley, Nikki SooHoo, Mason Trueblood and Kevin Quinn.

In addition to the star-studded performance lineup, viewers will also be able to see over 100 television and film stars walk down Hollywood Blvd in festive floats, including Bella and the Bulldogs‘ Brec Bassinger, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s Pete Gardner and Gabrielle Ruiz, Dance Moms’ JoJo Siwa, Grumpy Cat, Santa Claus, Jane the Virgin‘s Brett Dier and Ivonne Coll, Miss California USA 2015 Natasha Martinez and Miss California Teen USA 2015 Melanie Mitchell, Shadowhunters’ Katherine McNamara, and Emeraude Toubia, Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide‘s Devon Werkheiser, The Peanuts Movie‘s Hadley Belle Miller and Rebecca Bloom, and WITS Academy’s Ryan Cargil, Kennedy Lea Slocum and Tyler Perez.

The 84 Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade airs TONIGHT, December 11th @ 8PM ET/PT on The CW.

CelebSecrets4U hit up the red carpet at the Hollywood Christmas Parade to talk to all of your favorite stars — check out the videos below!

Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.