2017 Rose Queen
Victoria Castellanos was as the 99th Rose Queen® at the Announcement and Coronation ceremony at The Pasadena Playhouse. The announcement follows a month-long selection process with over 700 people participating in interviews. Masters of Ceremonies were Chuck Henry from NBC4 Southern California and 1988 Rose Queen Julie Myers King....
2017 ToR Grand Marshals
Janet Evans, Allyson Felix, and Greg Louganis were announced Thursday as the 2017 Tournament of Roses® Grand Marshals. Evans, Felix and Louganis will ride in the 128th Rose Parade®, themed “Echoes of Success” on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017....
2017 Equestrian Lineup
Since the very beginning, horses have been part of the Rose Parade, with equines pulling flower decorated carriages on New Year’s Day 1890. Even with the advent of motorized vehicles in the parade, equestrian units have remained an integral component each year, highlighting a wide variety of breeds including graceful Andalusians, striking Percherons, and elegant Saddlebreds...
2017 Rose Bowl
The 103rd Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will be held on MONDAY, January 2, 2017 and with feature Penn State University and the University of Southern California. Come early and enjoy pre-game activities including tailgates, Rose Queen and Royal Court appearances, and more...
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