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Guide to the Rose Parade

January 01, 2008

Some spectator rules

No public areas (sidewalks, curbs, etc.) may be cordoned or roped off.

No tents, sofas, ladders, scaffolding or boxes.

No bonfires.

No walking in the street.

General info

Call (626) 449-ROSE or (877) 793-9911. Visit tournamentof or or

Live broadcasts

Discovery HD Theater


KABC-TV Channel 7

KNBC-TV Channel 4

KTLA-TV Channel 5

Sky Link TV


Travel Channel


Parade lineup

(Float entries in bold)

1. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard

2. Boy Scouts of America

3. The Palazzo

4. Missouri State University Pride Marching Band

5. Long Beach Mounted Police

6. Bayer Advanced Garden

7. Western Asset Management

8. China Airlines

9. Broughton High School

10. NAMM, the International Music Products Assn.

11. Lakota West High School

12. City of Downey

13. Spirit of the West Riders

14. City of Alhambra

15. Pasadena City College Herald Trumpets

16. Macy's (Queen's Float)

17. Zurich City Police Band

18. City of Burbank

19. Wells Fargo

20. Rain Bird

21. American Honda

22. Medieval Times

23. University of Illinois

24. University of Illinois Marching Band

25. Donate Life

26. President of the Tournament of Roses

27. Virginia Military Institute

28. Kaiser Permanente

29. All-Kamehameha Schools

30. Scripps Miramar Saddlebreds

31. Farmer's Insurance

32. City of Torrance

33. Akashikita High School Marching Band

34. City of Glendale

35. California State Firefighters Assn.

36. FTD

37. Grand Marshal

38. City of South Pasadena

39. Niceville High School

40. Caltech/JPL

41. Arizona Mini Mistique Driving Drill Team

42. Trader Joe's

43. The Tiger Marching Band

44. Portuguese American Community

45. Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band

46. Round Table of Southern California Chinese Organizations

47. U.S. Olympic Equestrian Team

48. Port of Los Angeles

49. Los Angeles Unified School District Honor Band

50. Los Angeles Dodgers

51. Ronald McDonald House Charities, Southern California

52. USC

53. USC Marching Band

54. Broken Horn Ropers

55. Cairo-Los Angeles Friendship Committee

56. Burlington Teen Tour Band

57. Mayor of Pasadena

58. City of Anaheim

59. Valley Hunt Club Hitch and Riders

60. LifeSource Whole-House Water Systems

61. United States Marine Corps West Coast Marching Band

62. Kiwanis

63. All American Cowgirl Chicks

64. City of La Canada Flintridge

65. Nacogdoches Independent High School

66. Lutheran Laymen's League

67. Classic Curly Riders

68. City of Long Beach

69. Martinez Family Group

70. City of St. Louis

71. Pride of the Dakotas

72. Lions Club International

73. El Salvador Band -- Banda de Musica Instituto Nacional

74. City of West Covina

75. Banuelos Charro Team

76. City of Sierra Madre

77. Cal Poly Universities (Pomona & San Luis Obispo)

78. Guayanilla School Marching Band

79. City of Santa Fe Springs

80. Odd Fellows and Rebekahs

81. The Salvation Army

82. City of Cerritos

83. Cowgirls Historical Foundation

84. Duarte/City of Hope

85. Peruvian Paso Heritage Riders

86. New Mexico

87. Arcadia High School Band

88. Rotary International

89. New Buffalo Soldiers

90. City of Palmdale

Post-parade float viewing

Floats will be on display for public viewing along Sierra Madre Boulevard between Paloma Street and Sierra Madre Villa Avenue and along Washington Boulevard between Sierra Madre Boulevard and Woodlyn Road.

Hours are today from 1 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 7 to 9 a.m. for the disabled and seniors, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for everyone.

Admission is $7, free for children 5 and younger.


Paid parking is offered in numerous lots along the parade route.

Reserved parking for automobiles, buses and recreational vehicles is available through Easy Parking Service, (626) 286-7576; Sharp Seating, (626) 795-4171; and others.

Limited recreational vehicle parking is available next to the Rose Bowl at Brookside Park.

Public transportation

Metro Rail Gold Line stations at Del Mar Boulevard, Memorial Park and Lake and Allen avenues are within a short walk of the parade route.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will provide regular bus service to areas near the parade. For more information, call (800) COMMUTE or go to

Street and freeway ramp closures

Colorado Boulevard and Sierra Madre Boulevard along the parade route will be closed to most traffic until after the parade passes.

Sierra Madre Boulevard

and Washington Boulevard in the post-parade float-viewing area will reopen Thursday morning.

Drivers are advised to avoid the parade formation area until about noon today.

Most streets and freeway ramps in the area will be closed or restricted to local traffic. The formation area is roughly bounded by Columbia Street on the south, Arroyo Boulevard on the west, Colorado Boulevard on the north and Arroyo Parkway on the east.

East- and westbound offramps from the 210 Freeway at Sierra Madre Boulevard will reopen about 4 p.m. today.


Sources: Tournament of Roses, Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau, Pasadena Department of Public Works

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