HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- The 81st annual Hollywood Christmas Parade wound through the streets of Hollywood Sunday night.
Thousands of people lined the 3.2-mile route down Hollywood Boulevard, Vine Street and Sunset Boulevard.
The parade featured 21 marching bands from all over the country, eight equestrian units, six floats and 14 giant cartoon character balloons.
There were also 52 novelty acts and cars, including the "Back to the Future" DeLorean and the Batmobile from 1996.
Being the Hollywood Christmas parade, celebrities were on hand as well, including "The Incredible Hulk" star Lou Ferrigno and Jerry Mathers from the iconic sitcom "Leave it to Beaver."
Also participating were daytime soap stars from "Days of Our Lives," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "General Hospital."
The parade helps raise awareness for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
It will be telecast on local television stations nationwide throughout December.