PASADENA, Calif. (March 2, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® unveiled an official Little Free Library® in celebration of Read Across America Day. The replica of Tournament House, the headquarters to the Rose Parade® and Rose Bowl Game®, is filled with books for the community to enjoy and provides a space for book-sharing.
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PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2021 grant program. The grants support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults, and seniors. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested more than $3 million into the community by supporting 200+ Pasadena-area organizations. The grant awards in 2020 exceeded $140,000, which funded 16 organizations in the San Gabriel Valley.
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2021) – Tonight, Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association President Dr. Robert B. Miller addressed the volunteer members to highlight the Association’s accomplishments of the past year and present his goals for the year ahead.
PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES KICKS OFF BOOK DONATION TO LOCAL NON-PROFITS IN HONOR OF MLK AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2021) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in the National Day of Service. A handful of Tournament of Roses’ 935 volunteer members gathered at Tournament House to kick off our distribution of books to students of Pasadena. Working with our partner Literati, the premier children’s book subscription service in the U.S., the Tournament of Roses is working to get 10,000 books into the hands of local children (ages 5-12).
PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2020) – Today, Kermit the Frog was announced as the celebrity conductor in the “Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda.” Kermit will lead the virtual performance showcasing seniors in high school and college. The world’s most famous amphibian and international film and television star is no stranger to the Rose Parade®; in 1996 Kermit road down Colorado Blvd. as Grand Marshal.
PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2020) – The new year is almost here and we’re getting ready to celebrate with some of our most spectacular floats and floral décor! Today the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced the nine featured segments appearing in “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda.” Each segment will spotlight award-winning float participants and sponsors, their Rose Parade legacy and their commitment to the community. Some have been Rose Parade mainstays for decades, while others are just getting started on the annual procession down Colorado Boulevard.
PASADENA, Calif. (October 20, 2020) – Day One has announced the establishment of their DO Study Zone, an outdoor learning pod that will be available to local students at no cost to families.
PASADENA, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2020) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced our first-ever Dia de los Muertos art competition, a celebration of art. In partnership with; Concamin, EWomenMX, Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles and the RoybalFoundation, we will award scholarships and gift cards in three age categories; 4-8, 9-13 and 14-18.
PASADENA, Calif. (Aug. 27, 2020) – Volunteerism and investing in our community are among the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’® cornerstones. Each year, we provide a Community Impact Report with details about our commitment to those we serve.