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Decorating Places

Experience the magic of the floats before they make their debut in the 2020 Rose Parade. During the final stages of preparation, a variety of seeds, bark, fruits and vegetables, grasses and of course, flowers are being applied to the floats by experienced professionals as well as hard working volunteers. If you are interested in simply viewing the floats, visit one of our Decorating Places!


December 28: 11 AM – 7 PM

December 29: 9 AM – 7 PM

December 30: 11 AM – 5 PM

December 31: 11 AM – 1 PM (advance purchase only)


Advance tickets are available through Sharp Seating Company or at (626) 795-4171.


Float viewing will take place at Rosemont Pavilion, located at 700 Seco Street in Pasadena, CA. Parking is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis in various parking lots near the Rosemont Pavilion and Jackie Robinson Baseball Field. Please note that these parking lots are shared with other establishments within the Arroyo Seco Park area.

There is a designated Uber/Lyft drop off/pick up location within Parking Lot ‘H’ with the entrance located near the intersection of Seco Street and Rosemont Ave. Please DO NOT be dropped off or picked up at any other location within Arroyo Seco Park area due to heavy foot and vehicle traffic. In the event of rain the Uber/Lyft drop off/pickup location will be relocated.

Decorating Places is also accessible via the Metro Gold Line, Metro Bus and the Pasadena ARTS Bus Line. For detailed information, visit socaltransport.org.


Decorating Places is offering guided tours conducted in Mandarin and Spanish! Guided tours will take place daily between December 28, 2018, through December 31, 2019, at Rosemont Pavilion, 700 Seco St., Pasadena. You will need to purchase an advance ticket through Sharp Seating Company or at the ticket booth located on Seco Street near Rosemont Pavilion on days of operation.

Translated tours are limited, so please first contact the Tournament of Roses at info@tournamentofroses.com to reserve your guided tour and for more information. Note: Translated tours are open to everyone.


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