2018 Rose Queen
When Isabella Marie Marez was crowned the Tournament of Roses’ (TofR) 2018 Rose Queen, she joined a select group of young women chosen to ascend to the throne. But that she happens to be the 100th marks a significant milestone.
Marez says about the distinction, “It’s a big honor and one that I never expected to have in my life...
2018 ToR Grand Marshal
On a cloudy, misty morning at Tournament House Monday, actor Gary Sinise was named grand marshal of the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade to the delight of hundreds in attendance for the announcement.
Humanitarian and accomplished actor, Sinise, is perhaps most famously known for his portrayal of Lt. Dan Taylor in the landmark film Forrest Gump....
2018 Equestfest Presented By Wells Fargo
et up close and personal with the 2018 Rose Parade equestrian units at Equestfest presented by Wells Fargo. Watch beautiful horses and talented riders perform drills and dances and demonstrate trick riding and roping. Attendees can also stroll through the stables, talk to riders and learn about the various tack and the many different breeds while enjoying the vendor court, displays, great music, food and drinks....
The 2018 Rose Bowl Low-Down
The 2018 Rose Bowl pits the second and third best teams in college football against each other in Pasadena. University of Oklahoma is ranked number two in this year’s seating, while the University of Georgia is ranked number three...
Things To Do
Known as the Entertainment capitol of the world, you can find it all in Pasadena or venture a little further into downtown Los Angeles. From world famous theme parks to landmark comedy clubs - take part in Southern California's vibrant nightlife. Laugh, sing, or dance the night away.
Rose Parade History
This uniquely American event began
as a promotional effort by Pasadena's
distinguished Valley Hunt Club. In the
winter of 1890, the club members
brainstormed ways to promote the
"Mediterranean of the West."
They invited their former East Coast
neighbors to a mid-winter holiday,
where they could watch games such
as chariot races, jousting, foot races,
polo and tug-of-war under the warm