Hallmark Channel to Air the Hollywood Christmas Parade Live

12:11 PM PST 11/27/2011 by Lauren Schutte
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The 80th annual holiday celebration, which loops around from Hollywood Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard, starts at 6 p.m. PST and will be Grand Marshalled by Marie Osmond.

Hollywood's 80th annual Christmas Parade takes place Sunday night, and will be broadcast live, starting at 6 p.m. PST on the Hallmark Channel

Marie Osmond serves as Grand Marshal of the event, which loops from Hollywood Blvd. around to Sunset Blvd. Other participants include Erik Estrada and travel writer Laura McKenzie, who will serve as hosts, as well as Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Metta World Peace (formerly known as the Lakers' Ron Artest Jr.), Twilight star Booboo Stewart, Tom Cavanagh, Vivica A. Fox, members of the L.A. City Council and the Long Beach Jr. Concert band. 

The parade will benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

Watch highlights from past Hollywood Christmas Parades below.

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