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:

Rose Parade 2016

Rose Parade 2016

2016 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Ken Burns

Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed and produced some of the most admired documentaries about the history of the United States, was announced today as the 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career making documentary films, Burns, age 62, has been honored with countless awards, including 14 Emmy® Awards, two Grammy® Awards and two Oscar® nominations. Burns will ride in the 127th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Find Your Adventure” on January 1, 2016.

Rose Bowl Game 2016

Rose Bowl Game 2016


A National Historic Landmark built in 1922, the Rose Bowl Stadium has earned its world-class reputation by hosting the Rose Bowl Game each year in addition to Super Bowl games, Olympic soccer matches, World Cups, BCS National Championship games and numerous other top entertainment events.

The Rose Bowl Game is the oldest bowl game in the country as well as a member of the College Football Playoff (CFP) and the annual host of the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference champions, giving it an unparalleled role in postseason college football.