Visitors Guide to Rose Bowl Game and Parade

If coming to Los Angeles, one must have a visitors guide to the Rose Bowl Game and Parade happening in Pasadena.  This year, both will take place on Monday, January 2nd, 2017, as opposed to the typical New Years Day.  That’s because the Tournament of Roses that puts on both events has a “never on a Sunday” tradition dating back to 1893.  This was done to assure that horses hitched outside churches wouldn’t be spooked during events.  There’s no more horses (other than those in the parade itself), but the tradition continues. There will still be plenty of celebrating on New Years Eve along Colorado Boulevard with visitors and parade watchers grabbing the best seats along the route for the parade 

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New Years Eve Events In Los Angeles

New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles and Hollywood are growing daily as more are announced.  It used to be that neighboring Pasadena stole our thunder when ringing in the new year with their massive Rose Parade pre-festivities on Colorado Blvd on the 31st, and the big Rose Bowl Game and Rose Parade on the 1st (this year on the 2nd, because New Years falls on a Sunday)…but we’re catching up.  Of course every hot nightclub, bar and restaurant will be hosting their own New Years Eve Events in Los Angeles, but here’s just a couple that we’re posting today: Make sure to book restaurant seatings in advance! Culinary expert Jose Andres has many offerings at The SLS Hotel Beverly 

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Private Sightseeing Tours in L.A. for November, December

With Halloween in our rear-view mirror, it’s time to concentrate on private sightseeing tours in L.A. for November and December.  We can normally expect things to slow down a bit after summer for September and October, but private tour requests have been pretty consistent.  This goes for November as well, with dozens of advanced bookings already on our Glitterati Tours calendar. Booking private sightseeing tours in L.A. in advance is always recommend.  Just like one would book their restaurants, hotels, VIP studio tours, and museums. November bookings can be somewhat hit and miss with some days fully booked and some days wide-open.  That changes completely come the final two weeks of December and into January.  It’s obviously a very busy 

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Discounted Tours Departing from Select Los Angeles Hotels

Effective December 16th, 2015, Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills will have a promotion offering 10% off on any of our private sightseeing tours for guests staying at a handful of select hotels.  This promotion will run between now and February 29th, 2016.  We’re calling it the Leap Year discounted tour. We will have blackout dates for discounted tours from December 26th thru January 5th.  This is an incredibly busy timeframe for us with the holidays and Rose Bowl and Rose Parade attendees.  Just these two venues alone bring about 1 million extra visitors into the Los Angeles area.   Visitors wishing to take advantage of this deal must be registered guests at the following hotels:  The Beverly Hills Hotel, Luxe 

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Rose Bowl Game and Rose Parade in Pasadena, California

Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills welcome the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Stanford Cardinals on January 1st, 2016.  With the popular Rose Parade in the morning attracting about 1 million curbside viewers and the Rose Bowl Stadium capacity of approximately 92,000, Pasadena will certainly be jammed packed with visitors.  Some guests stay about 35 minutes west in areas like Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. It’s a short scenic trip, as the Santa Monica Mountain Range nestles up to the stunning San Gabriel Mountain Range bordering Pasadena. Planning your visit?  Check out Glitterati Tours “LA Info” tab on things to do, restaurants, and hotels. From The Tournament of Roses Official Website: 2016 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Ken Burns 

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Los Angeles Welcomes the Rose Bowl Participants

New Years traditions are a big part of the Southern California experience, and Pasadena is our epicenter.  The Rose Bowl game brings tens of thousands of folks to our city, and over a million people enjoy our wonderful Rose Parade. Glitterati Tours congratulates the  No. 2 CFP-ranked Oregon Ducks, and the No. 3 CFP-ranked Florida State Seminoles, champions of the ACC Conference.  They will take center-stage and play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET), Thursday, January 1, 2015, at the Rose Bowl Stadium. This will also mark the 7th appearance to the Rose Bowl for the Ducks, and the first time for the Seminoles. 

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