PASADENA, Calif. (April 25, 2024) – Led by volunteer docents, the one-and-a-half to two-hour house tours are offered every Thursday at 2 p.m. through August 29, 2024.

Reservations are required for the complimentary tours, please see details below:

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association opens its doors to the public for guided tours at no cost. Get ready to discover hidden treasures and enjoy fascinating facts about the Pasadena Tournament of Roses and Tournament House. You will learn about the house’s history, hear more about the traditions of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game and experience this iconic landmark’s vibrant history firsthand.

Throughout the year, Tournament House is bustling with activity, serving as the epicenter for the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. From the announcements of the Grand Marshal and Rose Queen to community events, it’s a hub of excitement and tradition. Beyond the iconic New Year’s Day festivities, the venue hosts planning meetings, receptions, and cultural events, fostering a sense of community.

Tournament House was previously owned by William Wrigley Jr., the visionary behind Wrigley chewing gum, and his wife Ada. When Ada passed away in 1958, the Wrigley family generously gave their home to Pasadena on the condition that it become the permanent location for the Tournament of Roses. Since then, this iconic house has been the heart of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. It’s a slice of history you won’t want to miss!

What is the Tournament of Roses without our beautiful roses? Surrounding Tournament House is the Wrigley Gardens, which offer a serene escape with vibrant roses and lush greenery, creating a breathtaking landscape. The house, the grounds and the gardens are beautifully maintained and well worth the visit. You are invited to picnic on the grounds before or after the house tour.

Reservation link and answers to frequently asked questions are available here.

Guests are asked to arrive ten minutes prior to the start time. For groups of 20 or more, please call 626-449-4100 or email membership@tournamentofroses.com.