Now in its 16th year, America’s Children’s Holiday Parade in Oakland has become Northern California’s premier family event.
The award-winning parade features children’s favorite cartoon and storybook stars appearing live or as giant helium balloons, joined by marching bands, colorful floats and specialty entries in a 90-minute parade through Downtown Oakland, California. Curious George. Bugs Bunny. Snoopy. Berenstain Bears. Bob McGrath of Sesame Street. Santa.
More than 100,000 spectators witness the parade annually.
America’s Children Holiday Parade 2016 :
The 2016, America’s Children’s Holiday Parade, which will be held in downtown Oakland on Saturday, 3rd December 2016.
The parade will march up the streets of Oakland, stepping off at 2 p.m. at 11th and Clay streets, working its way up to 14th Street and then to Broadway, where it will make a left turn and then a right on 20th Street to Lake Merritt.
This year the parade will be marching to the beat of a different drum when more than 20 high school marching bands – a whopping 3,000 band members – will be marching the parade route to help make the holiday season bright.
Other highlights will include pop artist Veronica Powers, nearly 40 children’s characters, such as Curious George, Garfield, the Berenstain Bears, Snoopy and Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang, the Tap Dancing Christmas Trees, and of course Santa.
Radio Disney will also kick off the holiday tree lighting at Jack London Square on Friday, December 6, the evening before the parade. The tree lighting ceremony will also feature some of the children’s characters that will appear in the following day’s parade.
Oakland Holiday Parade – America’s Children Parade 2016 Live Broadcast :
Live Broadcast of Oakland Holiday Parade – America’s Children Parade 2016 will be available across USA on public television (PBS) and internationally through the American Forces Network.
Oakland Holiday Parade – America’s Children Parade 2016 Live Streaming :
Live Streaming of the Oakland Holiday Parade – America’s Children Parade 2016 will be available on official website – http://americas-holiday-parade.com/
A Webcast is provided by www.Peralta.tv.
Ustream.TV may also Live Stream the Parade.