Highlights

  • The sights and sound of the Tournament of Roses Parade is an experience of a lifetime.
  • The beautiful pageantry and tradition of magnificent floral floats, high-stepping equestrians and spirited marching bands highlight this popular holiday event.
  • Tour the Float Barns as volunteers work to put finishing touches on Rose Parade floats.
  • Enjoy your first viewing of the bands for the Tournament at Bandfest.
  • Ring in the New Year at America’s favorite New Year’s Celebration!

Itinerary for Tournament of Roses Parade 2022

DAY ONE – Friday, December 30, 2022
Upon arrival at Los Angeles International Airport, transfer to your Long Beach hotel. The day is yours to enjoy at leisure. This evening, join your Tour Guide and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.
Meals included: D

DAY TWO – Saturday, December 31, 2022
Travel to Pasadena, where you will be fully immersed in the excitement around the Tournament of Roses. Tour the Float Barns as volunteers work around-the-clock to put the finishing touches on the magnificent Rose Parade floats. Afterwards enjoy your first viewing of the talented bands performing at the Tournament of Roses at Bandfest. Enjoy a local lunch after the festivities. Get some rest at the hotel before joining the group for a New Year’s Eve Dinner with a champagne toast.
Meals included: B, L, D

DAY THREE – Sunday, January 1, 2023
Happy New Year! Today is all about California and some of the attractions it offers.  First you’ll embark on one of many iconic Studio Tours in Los Angeles, where you’ll go behind the lens and discover the secrets of movie magic. Tour through back lots, collections of movie props and tv sets of your favorite shows. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.  Continue to the Huntington Museum for a wonderful historic and horticultural experience. Explore the Library, Art Museums and Botanical Gardens, an ever-changing exhibition of color, covering 120 acres with more than a dozen specialized gardens. Then back to the hotel for a free evening at leisure.
Meals included: B, L

DAY FOUR – Monday, January 2, 2023
Today will be a very early morning start and the highlight of your trip. The Tournament of Roses Parade is the parade of all parades and one of America’s favorite New Year’s Day Celebrations. More than one million spectators will line the streets of Pasadena to view this spectacular event and you will join them with prime viewing from reserved grandstand seats! Take in the aroma of the giant floral floats as they go by and enjoy an up-close view of the talented marching bands and dancers. After the parade, enjoy lunch on your way back to Long Beach where you’ll see California from a different view, on a Long Beach Harbor Cruise. Then explore one of the Top 10 Aquariums in the country, the Aquarium of the Pacific. Return to the hotel for a free evening at leisure.
Meals included: B, L

DAY FIVE – Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Your tour ends today with unforgettable memories of an iconic American tradition and your visit to California.
Meals included: B

 

5 days, from $2,499 USD