The McAllen Holiday Parade

Special Guests

Parade Marshall

Ezekiel Elliott - #21

McAllen Holiday Parade Grand Marshal is Ezekiel Elliott, running back for the Dallas Cowboys, As the #1 running back in the league right now, Ezekiel brings such excitement and passion to the game and is so proud to wear silver and blue and that star on his helmet. We know that he will enchant Dallas Cowboys fans of all ages at the parade.


Parade Guest

Cole Beasley - #11

Cole Dickson Beasley (born April 26, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Southern Methodist University.


Parade Guest

Darius Jackson - #34

Darius Jackson (born December 1, 1993) is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Eastern Michigan University. Jackson was selected 216th overall by the Cowboys in the 6th round of the 2016 NFL Draft.


Kickoff Performance

The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band

The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band is nationally known for its precision military marching formations on the football gridiron and is the largest military marching band in the nation. This 400+ member, Corps of Cadets unit is the official marching band of Texas A&M University.


Telenovela Sentimientos Ajenos

Carlos Ponce

Carlos Ponce is an internationally recognized Puerto Rican actor, singer-songwriter and host that cultivated artistic interests from an early age, acting in television commercials when he was just six years old.As a teenager, he got his first role in Telemundo’s soap opera 'Guadalupe'. After this success, he was hired to co-host the Univision Network morning show 'Hablando' and then went on to host “Control” from the same network. While preparing his first musical production, Televisa Mexico offered him his first leading role in the telenovela Sentimientos Ajenos, where he also sang the theme song.


Actor -Disney XD Show Walk the Prank

Cody Veith

Cody Veith stars as Chance, the fearless prankster who lives life to the fullest in Disney XD's "Walk the Prank." "Walk the Prank" is an innovative new format that blends scripted comedy with real hidden-camera pranks in a series that follows a team of practical jokesters who create hilarious over-the-top pranks for an online hidden camera show.


Children's Television Program

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig follows the adventures of Peppa, a loveable, exuberant little piggy who lives with her brother George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig. Peppa’s favorite things include playing games, dressing up, spending days outdoors, and jumping in muddy puddles. Peppa Pig airs daily on Nick Jr. and all episodes are wholesome entertainment for the entire family.


Mexican radio and TV personality

Raúl Brindis

Raúl Brindis (born August 17, 1963 in Matamoros, Tamaulipas) is a Mexican radio and TV personality. His show, "El Show de Raul Brindis" runs weekday mornings on KLTN and UniMas in Houston, Texas. His show is broadcast through Univision Radio’s network from 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the following cities: Austin, Albuquerque, Chicago, Dallas, El Paso, Fresno, Houston, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, McAllen, Laredo, New York, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco. Raul began his radio career in 1984.


Cohost - Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste

Jessica Carrillo

Jessica Carrillo, la bella corresponsal de entretenimiento de "Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste", se unió a Mario Kreutzberger, mejor conocido como Don Francisco, en el nuevo programa “Don Francisco Te Invita” que se transmite los domingos a las 10pm/9c por TELEMUNDO. En esta nueva faceta, la periodista está al lado del ícono de los medios a nivel internacional en este innovador formato realizado desde un espectacular y moderno estudio, donde desfilarán destacadas personalidades del mundo, estrellas de la música, invitados con capacidades y talentos únicos o sorprendentes, humoristas y comediantes o personas con historias extraordinarias.


Actress - Telenovela Sueño de Amor

Marjorie de Sousa

Marjorie de Sousa (born Marjorie Lissette de Sousa Rivas on April 23, 1980 in Las Acacias, Parroquia San Pedro, Caracas, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan model and actress of Portuguese descent. She is worldwide known for her villain roles as Camelia Valente in Venevision’s telenovela “Gata Salvaje” (2002), as Carol in the Televisa telenovela “Mariana de la Noche” (2003), as Kendra Ferreti in Televisa’s telenovela “Amores Verdaderos” (2012), as Sofía Ripoll / Sofía Fernández in Televisa’s telenovela “Hasta el fin del mundo” (2014) and recently as Cristina Velez, the lead protagonist of Televisa's latest telenovela, “Sueño de Amor” (2016).


Danilo Carrera


Adrian Acosta


Leandro Rios