LeVar Burton Selected As 2022 Tournament Of Roses Grand Marshal

PASADENA, Calif. (October 5, 2021) – Today, LeVar Burton was announced as the 2022 Grand Marshal of the 133rd Rose Parade presented by Honda. He is an actor, director, educator and lifelong children's literacy advocate. Tournament of Roses® President Bob Miller revealed the closely guarded secret with fanfare on the front steps of Tournament House.

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Announces 2022 Royal Court Presented by Citizens Business Bank

PASADENA, Calif. (October 4, 2021) – Today, the Tournament of Roses® announced the seven members of the 2022 Royal Court presented by Citizens Business Bank. Members of the 2022 Royal Court will serve as ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses, the Pasadena community, and the greater Los Angeles area, and will each receive a $7,500 educational scholarship. The Rose Queen® and Royal Court are iconic traditions, steeped in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ history and continue as a treasured legacy. 

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Kicks Off Distribution Of Over 14,000 Books Donated By The Ups Store To Elementary Students

PASADENA, Calif. (September 8, 2021) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses celebrated International Literacy Day by starting the month-long distribution of 14,000 books generously donated by The UPS Store® network to public elementary schools in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). Through the collective efforts of Tournament of Roses volunteers, The UPS Store, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, PUSD and the Pasadena Educational Foundation, San Rafael Elementary School was the first recipient of a variety of 12 different book titles relevant to each grade level.


PASADENA, Calif. (September 2, 2021) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced the second annual Día de Muertos art competition, a celebration of art. In partnership with the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles and the Lucille & Edward R. Roybal Foundation, winners will be awarded scholarships and gift cards in three age categories: 4-8, 9-13 and 14-18.


PASADENA, Calif. (August 26, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® is proud to announce 18 outstanding equestrian groups to ride in the 133rd Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Dream. Believe. Achieve.”

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