Christmas is still over a week away, but you can see many of your favorite soap opera stars in The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade!
This year, as in the past, the parade will benefit Toys For Tots. Watch for past and present stars from The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital, and The Young and the Restless to be featured.
Soap Opera Stars Who Will Appear
From BB: Lorenzo Lamas (ex-Hector) and Andrea Evans (ex-Tawny); DAYS: Judi Evans (Adrienne), Patrika Darbo (Nancy), and Brody Hutzler (ex-Patrick); GH: Carolyn Hennesy (Diane), Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan), Ian Buchanan (ex-Duke), Leslie Charleson (Monica), and Kin Shriner (Scotty); YR: Kate Linder (Esther), Sean Carrigan (ex-Stitch), and Daniel Goddard (ex-Cane).
Kin Shriner joked on social media that he rode “security detail” during the parade. “I can tell you, I felt so much safer with @kinshriner riding shotgun thru that Uber-dangerous situation,” Lindstrom tweeted.
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Mario Lopez (ex-Christian, BB; co-host, Access Hollywood) and his family serve as Grand Marshals. The parade’s hosts are Laura McKenzie, Erik Estrada (ex-Eduardo, BB), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark), and Montel Williams (ex-Clayton, Guiding Light).
In addition to soap opera stars and numerous other celebrities and musical performances, watch for well-known vehicles from popular TV series and movies to take part in the parade including cars from Batman, Back to the Future, Knight Rider, Dukes of Hazzard, Charlie’s Angels, Green Hornet, and many more! And, of course, the Hollywood Christmas Parade wouldn’t be complete without an appearance from St. Nick himself — Santa Claus!
The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade premieres tonight on The CW network — Friday, December 13 at 8 p.m. It will be seen on Hallmark Channels following The CW broadcast. Additionally, the parade will air to more than one million American servicemen and women on the American Forces Network during the holiday season.