Get ready to welcome the New Year with stars of the screen, stage and sports! Today the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced special performances and celebrity guests for “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda,” airing with our six broadcast partners on New Year’s Day.
The reimagined celebration of the New Year will feature stellar musical entertainment and exciting celebrity guest appearances. For fans of country music, television, Broadway and sports – there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
The TV entertainment special – “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda,” will also feature marching band performances, heartwarming segments related to the Rose Parade, special Rose Bowl Game® football highlights, equestrians, spectacular floats from years past, a behind-the-scenes look into the making of a float and New Year’s wishes from fans around the world.
The special will air on ABC, Hallmark Channel, KTLA, NBC and RFD-TV at 8 a.m. PST and on Univision at 7 a.m. PST on January 1, 2021. In order to limit travel and ensure the safety of our talent, these performance segments were filmed at iconic locations around the country; Grand Ole Opry and the Rose Bowl Stadium. To keep everyone safe, all new footage for the special was filmed using the strictest COVID safety protocols.