2015 Rose Parade Preview #5

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Gayle Anderson was live in Irwindale at the warehouse of Fiesta Parade Floats to continue her series of ROSE PARADE PREVIEW reports with a sneak peek at what we will see at the 2015 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE January 1st, 2015. The theme is INSPIRING STORIES.

Today, Gayle featured the Rose Parade Floats being produced by Fiesta Parade Floats for MIRACLE GRO: LIFE STARTS HERE; DOLE: RHYTHM OF HAWAII; AND NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL: CELEBRATING GREATNESS & INSPIRING POTENTIAL.

Fiesta Parade Floats is leading the float industry in setting the standards for design excellence, construction and Floral Design. Fiesta is proud to have won the Sweepstakes Award for the last 21 years in a row, and has a prize winning rate of over 65% for the last 24 years, the highest prize winning rate in the Rose Parade Industry.

Also, producing Rose Parade Floats is Phoenix Decorating Company, which is proud to announce that won six trophies at the 2014 Rose Parade. The 125th rendition of America’s New Year Celebration saw 47 floats, 21 belonging to Phoenix Decorating Company. Awards that Phoenix Decorating Company won include: The Past Presidents’ Trophy – Western Asset “So Close, yet Safari Away” (Most innovative use of both floral and non-floral materials) Theme Trophy.

And, there are six organizations that build their own Rose Parade Floats. They are:

South Pasadena Tournament of Roses; STILL WINNING; City of South Pasadena 2015

Burbank Tournament of Roses; JUNGLE RESCUE; City of Burbank

Cal Poly Universities; SOARING STORIES; Cal Poly Universities

Sierra Madre Rose Float Association; I THINK I CAN; Sierra Madre

La Canada Flintridge; TO THE RESCUE; La Canada Flintridge

Downey Rose Float Association; HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

And, today, Monday, December 29th at 1pm there’s BANDFEST PRESENTED BY REMO

Also, today at 11am there’s EQUESTFEST PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO

And, now through December 31st there’s FLOAT VIEWING ( DURING THE DECORATION PROCESS )

Gayle’s Anderson Rose Parade Preview

Fiesta Parade Floats
16016 Avenida Padilla
Irwindale, CA 91702
(626) 610-0974

Phoenix Decorating Company- Rose Palace
835 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 793-3174

Phoenix Decorating Company- Rosemont Pavilion
700 Seco Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 793-3174

The 126th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Inspiring Stories,” will feature floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Boulevard.

KTLA is your 126th Rose Parade Presented by Honda station. The KTLA Channel 5 coverage of the parade begins at 6am.

Thursday, January 1st 2015. Also, KTLA will provide live streaming of the parade.

Pasadena Tournament of Roses
391 South Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, California 91184
(626) 449-4100

For Grandstand, Float Viewing and Post Parade tickets
Sharp Seating Company
(626) 795-4171

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com