If you live in America then i am sure you might be aware of the Rose Parade, but still for people who don’t know much about it we shall give you all information about the Parade.
Like when we talk of American Thanksgiving Day, one thing that comes to our mind is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, similarly when we talk of American New Year, one of the things that comes to our mind is the Rose Parade.
The Rose Parade is a part of the annual “America’s New Year Celebration” held in Pasadena, California.
Like the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is well known for its Helium filled giant balloons, similarly the Rose Parade is well known for its flower-covered floats. Apart from the flower covered floats, the parade also features marching bands and equestrians.
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Normally the Parade take place on New Year’s Day but in case if New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday then the Parade takes place on Monday i.e., January 2.
The Rose Parade is followed by a Rose Bowl college football game and the entire event is produced by the non-profit Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.
Originally started in 1890, this year’s Parade or call it Rose Parade 2018 will be the 129th annual Rose Parade.
Every year the Rose Parade is watched by hundreds of thousands of spectators on the parade route and millions of other watch it LIVE on television as the parade is broadcast on multiple television networks in the United States.
Apart from the United States, the parade is broadcast LIVE in more than 100 international territories and countries, from where it gets millions of worldwide viewers.
In 1902, a Rose Bowl Game was added to the Rose Parade to help in funding the cost of staging the parade.
Since 2011, the parade has been sponsored by Honda and hence the parade is officially known as “Rose Parade presented by Honda”
Every year the Rose Parade has a different theme and all the all floats, follows the parade’s theme.