Tournament of Roses Parade Day 2018 is on Monday, January 1, 2018: Is there a Rose Parade in LA?
Monday, January 1, 2018 is Tournament of Roses Parade Day 2018. Rose Bowl Parade Tours Rose Bowl and parade tour packages with great seats plus festivities.
The Tournament of Roses Rose Parade is in Pasadena, Ca thrown on New Year's Day . It's the way most Pasadena (and hundreds of other cities and countries) residents choose to spend their New Year's morning. The route starts right by the Norton Simon Museum , and goes all the way down Colorado Blvd. It ends at Victory Park. There are tons of floats, and marching bands from differenert high schools all over the country are chosen to play in the parade. There is a Rose Parade Court, which consists of several female Pasadena residents who are currently seniors in high school. The Rose Parade is a MUST on New Year's if you live/ are vacationing in LA !
An interesting fact: The Rose Parade is NEVER thrown on a Sunday, even if that's when New Year's is !
Are the tournament of roses parade and the rose bowl parade the same thing?
It is offically the Tournament of Roses Parade. But it is also called The Rose Bowl Parade or The Rose Parade. The Parade starts at 8:00 am PST. The Rose Bowl Game starts at 2:00 pm. The parade includes the marching bands of the two schools playing in the Rose Bowl Game. The parade's Grand Marshal performs the coin flip at the beginning of the football game. The parade has nothing to do with the NFL. When New Year's Day is on a Sunday, the parade and game are held on Monday.
Where do all the Rose Bowl Parade floats go?
The afternoon after the Rose Parade and all day for the next two days, you can see the beautiful creations close-up. allow about 2 hours to see them all. Parking is limited at the viewing area, and your best bet is to use the park-and-ride service.