UPDATED DEC.30, 2016 …
- ADDITIONAL MAPS POSTED BELOW.
- LIVE ON GREEN INFO
- VISITOR HOTLINE INFO ADDED
- TOP TEN MESSAGES TO REMEMBER
HERE’S OUR TOP TEN MESSAGES TO REMEMBER
Our “Top Ten” Message Points:
- Remember that the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game are on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 — since Jan. 1, 2017 falls on a Sunday.
- If You See Something, Say Something –Call Pasadena Police at 9-1-1 for life emergencies; (626) 744-4241 for all other calls. Speak calmly; listen carefully, know where you are & key landmarks.
- Use common sense. Celebrate Responsibly. Designate A Driver or Hire a Limo–cheaper than a $15 K DUI and more fun!
- Arrive early, allow plenty of time to enjoy yourself and the events.
- ALL Rose Bowl Game attendees will be screened thru metal detectors this year & Clear Bag Policy will be enforced
- New vehicle barricades will be in place along the parade route and other key areas at the stadium. Some road closures will begin early, but main parade route and key intersections not fully closed until 7 a.m. Jan. 2
- Go to www.cityofpasadena.net for street maps on closures, our list of basic public safety “Do” and “Don’t Do” especially for parade route, plus other event info
- Text ROSEPARADE to 888777 to get text-based messages from the City for emergency alerts
- Key Twitter Accounts & Hashtags #RoseParade #Pasadena #RoseBowl
City of Pasadena Main Account @pasadenagov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov
Fire Department @PasadenaFD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaFD
Police Department News @PasadenaPD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaPD
Rose Bowl Game @RoseBowlGame, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlGame
Rose Parade, Tournament of Roses @roseparade, www.twitter.com/roseparade
Rose Bowl Stadium, @RoseBowlStadium, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlStadium
Pasadena Convention/Visitor Bureau @visitpasadena, www.twitter.com/visitpasadena
10. Be Amazed! Have Fun! This is America’s New Year Celebration!
PASADENA, Calif.—As the 128th Rose Parade and 103nd Rose Bowl Game approach on Monday, January 2, 2017, Pasadena officials offer the following tips and reminders for those who plan to attend the parade, post-parade viewing and/or bowl game activities.
Remember, If You See Something, Say Something, by calling the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241. For all life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.
NEW THIS YEAR: IN ADDITION TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA ADDRESS LINKS BELOW, YOU CAN SEND A TEXT MESSAGE FROM YOUR CELL PHONE– SEND THIS ONE WORD ONLY — ROSEPARADE — TO 888777 AND YOU WILL BEGIN TO RECEIVE ANY SPECIAL PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT MESSAGES ISSUED FROM THE PASADENA POLICE AND/OR FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
Both visible and non-visible enhanced security measures will be in effect along the 5½ -mile parade route and at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Law enforcement officers will resolve problems quickly and remove anyone violating the law or disturbing the peace. Please be sure to allow extra time to arrive, park and enter. Public access maps can be at:www.cityofpasadena.net.
SEE BELOW FOR OFFICIAL STREET MAP FOR PARADE, BOWL GAME AND POST-PARADE VIEWING –MAP IMAGE IS LARGE, YOU WILL NEED TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN AND LEFT AND RIGHT TO VIEW ALL OF THE MAP.
Drones are prohibited at either event. Umbrellas and selfie sticks also are not allowed inside the stadium or within the secured grandstand area of the parade at TV Corner, located at the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard.
Online information about the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game is at www.tournamentofroses.com. Details about parking, on-site activities, tailgating and security at the Rose Bowl Stadium, including the “Clear Bag” policy, is athttp://www.rosebowlstadium.com/visitor-center/code-of-conduct.
Stay connected on social media and follow us on Twitter for important updates about any changing conditions with these Twitter accounts:
- City of Pasadena Main Account @pasadenagov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov
- Fire Department @PasadenaFD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaFD
- Police Department News @PasadenaPD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaPD
- Rose Bowl Game @RoseBowlGame, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlGame
- Rose Parade, Tournament of Roses @roseparade, www.twitter.com/roseparade
- Rose Bowl Stadium, @RoseBowlStadium, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlStadium
- Pasadena Convention/Visitor Bureau @visitpasadena, www.twitter.com/visitpasadena
- NEW: Send a Text Message from your cell phone with one word– ROSEPARADE –to 888777 for special Nixle public safety alerts
LIVE ON GREEN –FREE FAMILY FUN
Beginning Friday, Dec. 30, through Sunday afternoon, Jan. 1, the U.S. Air Force 70th Birthday Celebration will be on display at the Pasadena Convention Center along with displays celebrating the Rose Bowl Game and the Rose Parade. Learn all about the U.S.A.F. and see and experience technology displays, including the new F-35 jet!
There will be interactive displays on the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game, the Big 10 and Pac 12 Conferences, Live Entertainment, Music, Guest Speakers, tasty treats and food for purchase, It’s all happening at the Beautiful Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street. Times are:
Friday, Dec. 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, Noon to 4 p.m.
The 33rd Annual Visitor Hotline is ready to take your calls for information about all things Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.
Visitor Hotline Hours of Operation:
Thursday, Dec. 29 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 30 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 1 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Volunteers are available to answer questions about the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game, pre- and post-parade and game activities, parking, accommodations, dining, directions, other holiday-related events, and more.
What You Can Do:
- Overnight camping for the parade is permitted only on the night of Sunday, January 1, 2017.
- Sidewalk positions may be maintained along the parade route beginning at noon, Jan. 1, 2017. All persons and property, such as blankets, chairs and personal items, must remain on the curb until 11 p.m. At 11 p.m., parade spectators may move out to the blue “Honor Line” but not past it.
- Small, professionally manufactured barbecues elevated at least 1 foot off the ground are allowed on the parade route as long as they are 25 feet from buildings and other combustibles. A fire extinguisher must be readily available at all times.
- Minors under 18 may be on the parade route from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. only if supervised by an adult.
- Dress for cold weather! Children and seniors may need extra layers of clothing to avoid hypothermia. Remember hats and gloves.
- Drink healthy fluids and eat nourishing meals to avoid dehydration. Do not buy food from unlicensed or unpermitted vendors on parade route or stadium parking lots. All vendors must have health permits displayed with carts, or available to read upon request.
- Be Aware of Your Surroundings. “See Something, Say Something!” Call (626) 744-4241 to report suspicious activities and packages; or contact emergency authorities along the parade route.
- For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1. Remain calm; listen to all questions asked; provide short answers and know the address or easily identified landmarks from where you are calling.
- Arrive early for the Rose Bowl Game, allow plenty of time to enjoy the event, park and enter or exit the stadium.
- Use common sense; celebrate responsibly and always designate a driver!
What You Can’t Do
- Appearance in the parade is prohibited for anyone who is not approved by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Stay off the street and do not pass the blue “Honor Line.”
- The parade route and stadium are “No Drone Zones” and aircraft is subject to being impounded.
- Any tent, sofa or box that can be used as stools or seats are prohibited on parade route.
- Unoccupied chairs are not allowed and will be removed from the parade route.
- Bonfires are strictly prohibited and considered “illegal burns.”
- ALL Fireworks are prohibited except as part of scheduled official events by professionals.
- No items may be sold along the parade route without a City permit.
- Selling seating/viewing space along the parade route, other than grandstand seating, is illegal.
- It is illegal to buy, sell or give away horns on the parade route.
- No public areas—sidewalks, curbs, gutters, streets, ramps—may be cordoned or roped off.
- No ladders or scaffolding may be used as elevation for viewing the activities.
- Pets are not recommended along the parade route; keep them safe at home!
- Throwing any object into the parade; or at passing vehicles or pedestrians the night before the parade is dangerous and prohibited. Violators will be cited and property seized.
- No unauthorized parking. Vehicles blocking emergency travel lanes or parked in restricted areas will be towed at the owner’s expense, no exceptions. Pay attention to where you park and double-check for temporary No Parking signs and other restrictions.
- No open containers of alcohol are permitted on public streets, sidewalks and all other public areas. Violators may be cited or arrested. No glass containers of any kind allowed.
- Sale, possession and use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated.
- Smoking ANY tobacco product is prohibited along the parade route and inside stadium.
The Pasadena Fire Department responds to more than twice the number of calls on New Year’s Eve & Day than on average days. These calls include reports of hypothermia, illegal burning, miscellaneous medical issues, assaults and alcohol-related incidents. Be safe and smart! “If You See Something, Say Something.” Call Pasadena Police at (626) 744-4241
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MAP IMAGE BELOW IS LARGE. YOU WILL NEED TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN AND LEFT AND RIGHT TO VIEW ALL OF THE MAP.