2018 Rose Parade Float Participants Announced

Posted on October 12, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif. (October 12, 2017) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Making A Difference,” on Monday, January 1, 2018.


The floats, listed with the builder, are alphabetical by participating company or organization:

24 Hour Fitness       AES

Ag PhD TV and Radio       AES

AIDS Healthcare Foundation        Fiesta Parade Floats

American Armenian Rose Float Association, Inc.        Phoenix Decorating Company

American Honda Motor Company Phoenix Decorating Company

Burbank Tournament of Roses Association       Self-Built

Cal Poly Universities          Self-Built

China Airlines          AES

City of Alhambra, CA         Phoenix Decorating Company

City of Carson         Fiesta Parade Floats

City of Hope  Phoenix Decorating Company

City of Los Angeles  Fiesta Parade Floats

City of Riverside      Fiesta Parade Floats

City of Torrance      Fiesta Parade Floats

Dole Packaged Foods       Fiesta Parade Floats

Donate Life   Paradiso Parade Floats

Downey Rose Float Association   Self-Built

Farmers Insurance  Phoenix Decorating Company

Kaiser Permanente  Fiesta Parade Floats

Kiwanis International         Phoenix Decorating Company

La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association        Self-Built

Lions Clubs International   Phoenix Decorating Company

Lucy Pet       Fiesta Parade Floats

Lutheran Laymen’s League          Phoenix Decorating Company

Miracle-Gro   Fiesta Parade Floats

Northwestern Mutual         Fiesta Parade Floats

Odd Fellows Rebekahs Rose Float         Phoenix Decorating Company

Rotary          Phoenix Decorating Company

Shriners Hospitals for Children     Phoenix Decorating Company

Sierra Madre Rose Float Association      Self-Built

Singpoli American BD        Paradiso Parade Floats

South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association     Self-Built

The Forum    Phoenix Decorating Company

The Grand Tour – An Amazon Prime Exclusive Series Paradiso Parade Floats

The UPS Store, Inc. Paradiso Parade Floats

Trader Joe’s  Phoenix Decorating Company

Underground Service Alert of Southern California (DIGALERT)        Fiesta Parade Floats

United Sikh Mission Phoenix Decorating Company

Western Asset Management Company   Phoenix Decorating Company

Also included among the 39 units will be floats representing the two teams that will play in the College Football Semifinal at the 104th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual and the 2018 Royal Court float.

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ Float Entries Committee oversees the selection process for the floats, with the Executive Committee having final approval over all entries.

About the Pasadena Tournament of Roses®

The Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that hosts America’s New Year Celebration® with the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual and a variety of accompanying events. 935 volunteer members of the association will drive the success of 129th Rose Parade themed “Making A Difference,” on Monday, January 1, 2018, followed by the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the 104th Rose Bowl Game.  For more information, visit www.tournamentofroses.com . Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.


For more information, press only:  Candy Carlson, Tournament of Roses, 626-449-4100, CCarlson@tournamentofroses.com