The Rose Parade, hosted by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, is an annual parade held in?Pasadena, California on New Year's Day.
The parade, which first started in 1890, features a rotating trio of spectacles, some of the worlds best marching bands with equestrian pageants and, of course, those colorful flowered floats, handmade by pasting millions of petals to create patterns and designs.
The ultra-popular parade draws huge crowds, with people often camping out the night before to secure prime viewing spots along the parade route.
In the days leading up to the New Year, more than 800,000 people from all over the world converge onto Pasadena to witness the?Tournament of Rose.
Its Californias way of celebrating the New Year with a twin display of flower power. This event gives visitors an experience that is unique and very much worth a visit.
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