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2013-12-23 16:20:07

- Measures an unprecedented 274 feet in length, a Rose Parade float record TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda will lead the 125(th) annual Tournament of Roses Parade with the "Keeping Dreams on Track" historic-meets-futuristic train-themed float, powered by a specially-configured Honda hybrid engine. The premier float of the 2014 Rose Parade will measure an unprecedented 274 feet in length, and is set to break the record as the longest Rose Parade float,...

2013-10-15 08:28:23

Sea Life Inspires Festive Tribute to SeaWorld's 50th Celebration SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sea of Surprises" will be the theme of the SeaWorld float in the 125th Rose(®) Parade presented by Honda on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif. The marine park's most popular animals--including killer whales, penguins, dolphins and sea turtles--will be depicted on the float, designed to highlight the fun, inspiration and surprises that guests will find at the park during...

2013-10-01 12:24:47

Three Special Couples Will Be Named Winners of the Picture Perfect Weddings Contest and Vie for Chance to Tie the Knot on New Year's Day in Front of Millions LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Insurance today announced the Picture Perfect Weddings Contest, a national search to find three passionate couples who will ring in the New Year with wedding bells, and begin their journey together atop the Farmers Insurance "Love Float" during the 2014 Rose® Parade. The Bachelor's...

2012-12-21 12:22:52

Float Presents the Message of Health, Love and Resilience LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Shriners Hospitals for Children(®) is proud to participate in the 124th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, in Pasadena, Calif. The Shriners Hospitals for Children float entitled, "Helping Kids Live their Dreams," will be among the many floral floats, marching bands and equestrian shows seen by millions of spectators around the world. The "Helping Kids...

2012-10-04 02:29:22

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tournament of Roses and Miracle-Gro announced today a new multi-year relationship that designates Miracle-Gro as the "Official Rose and Flower Care Partner". The relationship encompasses sponsorship, licensing, and "Miracle-Gro Gardens" in community parks and garden refurbishments. Miracle-Gro will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Post Parade: A Showcase of the Floats. "We are very happy to welcome Miracle-Gro into this new relationship with...

2012-04-25 10:21:26

PASADENA, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities. On New Year's Day, in front of a world television audience, Dr. Goodall will ride in the 124th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and themed "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" She will then toss the coin before the 99th Rose Bowl...

2012-02-22 13:50:00

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® announced today that William B. Flinn will assume the role of executive director, effective March 1, 2012. Flinn has been serving as both interim executive director and chief operating officer since September 2011. As executive director, Flinn will be administratively responsible for leading the professional staff and supporting the association's leadership and the 935 volunteers in planning and staging the...

2011-11-01 15:15:00

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® revealed today that J.R. Martinez, retired soldier, actor and spokesman, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities. Themed Just Imagine..., the 2012 Rose Parade® presented by Honda celebrates the power of imagination, inspiration and determination to encourage people to reach higher and try harder. (Photo:...

2011-10-27 18:08:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® crowned the 94th Rose Queen, Drew Washington, today in an official coronation ceremony presented by Citizens Business Bank at the Pasadena Convention Center. The event was supported by Royal Court sponsors Macy(*)s and Mikimoto. Queen Drew was officially crowned by the 2012 Tournament of Roses President Richard Jackson. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111027/LA95503) "Queen...

2011-10-18 14:32:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses named Drew Helen Washington as the 94th Rose Queen today. This announcement concludes a month-long process that began with approximately 1,000 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Tournament of Roses Royal Court tryouts. Queen Drew was selected from the recently appointed seven-member Royal Court. The Rose Queen and Royal Court will reign over the 2012 Tournament of Roses festivities,...