The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas event in America, will take place on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.
Since November 2015, the Hollywood Christmas Parade has featured a decorating Nebuta float with more than 100 accompanying rhythm sections, and jumping Haneto dancers of the Los Angeles Nebuta Rhythm Preservation Association.
In 2019, The Los Angeles Nebuta Rhythm Preservation Association will bring “Yoshitsume” Nebuta float which was made in 2015 in Los Angeles.
Yoshitsune of Minamoto is a historical figure in 12th century. Yoshitsune was the most popular figure in the story of Genji vs Heike clans war which led to establish the first governing structure under the control of Samurai.
Since 2015, Nebuta enthusiasts from Japan have come to participate in the Hollywood Christmas Parade. In 2019, 50 people from Tokyo and Aomori will participate in the parade.
The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade will premiere as a two-hour special on The CW Network on Friday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET / PT.
The parade will travel along a 3.2-mile U-shaped route, starting at Orange Street and Hollywood Boulevard, traveling east on Hollywood Boulevard to Vine Street, turning south on Vine Street to Sunset Boulevard, and then turning west on Sunset Boulevard traveling back to Orange Street.