Route & Closures 2017

Please note: 

If you do not have tickets to the grandstands please enjoy the parade from the curbside anywhere after Highland Ave and along the rest of the route as illustrated above. The area around Hollywood and Highland may be the most congested.


The City of Los Angeles and the producers of the Hollywood Christmas Parade thank you in advance for your cooperation and apologize for the inconvenience these street closures may cause. We hope you enjoy the parade and thanks again!

Street Closures for 2017 Hollywood Christmas Parade;  Cars parked illegally will be towed.




Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 20, 2017) – The City of Los Angeles, Departments of Transportation (LADOT) and Police (LAPD), anticipate thousands of people will attend the 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday November 26 2017. The LADOT will be strictly enforcing the no-parking policy for the Hollywood Christmas Parade, which includes the citing and the impounding of parked vehicles on restricted streets. Impounded vehicles will be towed to the Official Police Garage (OPG) at Hollywood Tow located at 1015 N. Mansfield Avenue.  Motorists are advised to check the OPG website at to find their vehicle. To retrieve impounded vehicles call either 311 or Hollywood Tow at (323) 466-8583. The following locations and restrictions will be enforced to support the Hollywood Christmas Parade activities: 


  • From 11am to midnight Sunday, Cherokee Ave between Hollywood Blvd and Selma Avenue will be closed
  • The northbound and southbound off-ramps at Highland will remain open




“Tow-Away No Stopping, 12 AM Saturday (11/25/17) to 6AM Monday (11/27/17)
Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Orange Drive            
Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard & Hawthorn Avenue     

Sycamore Avenue between Hollywood Boulevard  & Franklin Avenue


“Tow-Away No Stopping, 6AM  to Midnight, Sunday (11/26/17)
Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue & Orange Drive     


“Tow-Away No Stopping, 11AM TO Midnight, Sunday (11/27/17))
Hawthorn Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Highland Avenue            
Sunset Boulevard between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue                
De Longpre Avenue between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue            
Fountain Avenue between Highland Avenue & La Brea Avenue             
Lanewood Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Orange Drive
El Cerrito Place between Franklin Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard             
Sycamore Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Hawthorn Avenue             
Sycamore Avenue between Sunset Boulevard & Fountain Avenue             
Orange Drive between Franklin Avenue & Hollywood Boulevard             
Orange Drive between Hawthorn Avenue & Santa Monica Boulevard             
Mansfield Avenue between De Longpre Avenue & Fountain Avenue   

“Tow-Away No Stopping, 1 PM TO Midnight, Sunday (11/26/17)
Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue & Vine Street                
Vine Street between Hollywood Boulevard & Sunset Boulevard                
Sunset Boulevard between Vine Street & Highland Avenue                
Franklin Avenue between La Brea Avenue & Highland Avenue            
Santa Monica Blvd between La Brea Avenue & Gower Street
Highland Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Sunset Boulevard    
La Brea Avenue between Franklin Avenue & Fountain Avenue  
Cahuenga Boulevard between Yucca Street & Hollywood Boulevard (West side of street only)    
Yucca Street between Gower Street & Argyle Street  (North side of street only)  


Freeway Closures: U.S. 101 Hollywood Freeway:   
Northbound and southbound off-ramps of Cahuenga Boulevard and Highland Avenue will all be closed at 3:00 p.m., reopening at 10:00 p.m.


No Parking Sign Postings:
On Tuesday, Nov. 21,2017, posting will begin on those streets that are designated “NO PARKING” for Saturday, Nov. 25Sunday, Nov 26and Monday, Nov 27, 2017.


Parade-watchers are urged to use public transit. For more information call Metro at (323) GO-METRO or visit its website at:

LADOT is dedicated to moving Los Angeles forward as quickly and safely as possible. Drivers, bus riders, bicyclists and pedestrians are encouraged to visit LADOT’s website at for information about DASH, Commuter Express, bicycling in the City and an array of transportation services. For general information about LADOT Transit services, call (213, 310, 323, 818) 808-2273 or

Area commuters can visit the Department’s website at for bicycle and parking facilities information.  For real-time traffic information visit:   Real-time traffic reports are a product of LADOT, innovators of the Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control System technology.