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It's no Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, but Los Angeles' Winterfest and Santa Parade takes place tomorrow in Hollywood.

Winterfest, which goes from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Hollywood at Highland, is a family event with games, food, and a stage where event-goers can watch performances by Radio Disney favorites, including Demi Lovato. Then at 5 p.m., the Hollywood Santa Parade will begin at the corner of Hollywood and Highland.

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Of course, all this makes for traffic backups and parking hell. If you're planning on going to Hollywood tonight or tomorrow, go Metro (late-night Red Line service to 3 a.m. still in effect) and take note of the logistics information below:

"Tow-Away No Stopping, Saturday 6 PM (11/29/08) to Monday 6 AM (12/1/08)"

Hollywood Blvd between Highland Ave & Orange Dr
Orange Dr between Hollywood Blvd & Hawthorn Ave
"Tow-Away No Stopping, Sunday (11/30/08) 6 AM to Midnight"
Hollywood Blvd between La Brea Ave & Orange Dr
Hawthorn Ave between La Brea Ave & Mc Cadden Pl
Lanewood Ave between La Brea Ave & Orange Dr
Sunset Blvd between Highland Ave & La Brea Ave
De Longpre Ave between Highland Ave & La Brea Ave
Fountain Ave between Highland Ave & La Brea Ave
El Cerrito Pl between Franklin Ave & Hollywood Blvd
Sycamore Ave between Franklin Ave & Hawthorn Ave
Sycamore Ave between Sunset Blvd & Fountain Ave
Orange Dr between Franklin Ave & Hollywood Blvd
Orange Dr between Hawthorn Ave & Santa Monica Blvd
Mansfield Ave between De Longpre Ave & Fountain Ave
McCadden Pl between Yucca St & Hawthorn Ave
Las Palmas Ave between Hollywood Blvd & Selma Ave

"Tow-Away No Stopping, Sunday (11/30/08) 11AM to Midnight":

Hollywood Blvd between Cherokee Ave & Vine St
Vine St between Hollywood Blvd & Sunset Blvd
Sunset Blvd between Vine St & Highland Ave
Franklin Ave between La Brea Ave & Highland Ave
Santa Monica Blvd between La Brea Ave & Gower St
Highland Ave between Franklin Ave & Sunset Blvd
La Brea Ave between Franklin Ave & Fountain Ave East side of street only
Cahuenga Blvd between Yucca St & Hollywood Blvd West side of street only

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"Tow-Away No Stopping, Any Time Sunday":

Hollywood Blvd between Highland Ave & Cherokee Ave
Yucca St between Gower St & Argyle St North side of street only
La Brea Ave between Sunset Blvd & De Longpre Ave West side of street only
Vine St between Fountain Ave & Lexington Ave West side of street only
Alta Vista Blvd between Fountain Ave & 100' northerly
Sunset Blvd between Vermont Ave & New Hampshire Ave North side of street only

Freeway Closures: Hollywood Freeway, HWY 101:

Northbound and Southbound off-ramps of Cahuenga Blvd. and Highland Ave. will all be closed at 3:00 p.m., reopening at 10:00 p.m.

No Parking Postings:

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On Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, posting will begin on those streets that are designated "NO PARKING" for Saturday, Nov. 29, Sunday, Nov 30 and Monday, Dec. 1, 2008.