PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES AND CAL POLY ROSE FLOAT LAUNCH ROSE STEM PRESENTED BY VERIZON

PASADENA, Calif. (June 17, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses®, in partnership with Cal Poly Rose Float, has launched Rose STEM presented by Verizon. The series of virtual programs will introduce middle and high school students to STEM concepts used to create a Rose Parade® float, with a goal to reach more than 500 students from the greater Los Angeles area.

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES ANNOUNCES BANDS MARCHING IN 2022 ROSE PARADE

PASADENA, Calif. (March 18, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® is pleased to announce the 20 bands that will march in the Rose Parade® on January 1, 2022. The 2022 parade will feature participants originally slated for the 2021 parade. Bands have kicked off their fundraising activities and continue to receive community support for their trip to the 133rd Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Dream. Believe. Achieve.”

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PLANS FOR 2022 ROSE PARADE AND ROSE BOWL GAME

PASADENA, Calif. (March 3, 2021) – For more than 130 years, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association has welcomed each New Year’s Day with the possibilities and optimism for a better year to come. We plan to continue bringing pride to Pasadena and joy to millions of people around the world on January 1, 2022.

TOURNAMENT OF ROSES FOUNDATION NOW ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

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 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 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES ANNOUNCES KERMIT THE FROG CONDUCTS SENIOR STUDENT BAND MEMBERS

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 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES ANNOUNCES TV SPECIAL FEATURED SEGMENTS

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.

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