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Location: Pasadena, California

Pasadena Tournament of Roses

Come with us and experience the behind-the-scenes magic of the legendary International Tournament of Roses.

If this parade is on your bucket list, then join Escapees for the 135th Tournament of Roses, where this year’s theme is, “Celebrating a World of Music: The Universal Language.”

 This parade travels 5 ½ miles down Colorado Blvd and features four types of entries: equestrian units, bands, non-profit organizations and the floral-decorated floats entered by the participating corporations.

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Rose Parade - Pasadena Tournament of Roses HOP 2023 – Sold Out, Wait List Only 2
Pictures courtesy of Lee and Tracy Perkins #121214

See how these beautiful, award-winning floats are created and even help with decorating them!

Enjoy the vibrant extravagance of the aromatic flowers and the rich smell of cocoa and coffee beans.

In VIP setting, relax and enjoy Equestfest. Admire the beautiful horses outfitted in stunning parade attire. Watch talented riders perform trick-riding, precision drills and amazing rope tricks.

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Rose Parade - Pasadena Tournament of Roses HOP 2023 – Sold Out, Wait List Only 4
Pictures courtesy of Lee and Tracy Perkins #121214

Visit the stables and learn about the different breeds of horses. Get up close. Talk with the riders and take pictures; enjoy the vendors, the music and the food court!

Listen to the beautiful music of the marching bands during Bandfest, and you will quickly see why these outstanding bands have been chosen to participate in this year’s Tournament of Roses Parade.

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Picture curtesy Lee and Tracy Perkins
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Picture courtesy of Wendy Stanwood

At the Showcase of Floats, you can walk within a few feet of all the floats and see the meticulous workmanship that went into each one. You can ask questions of the Tournament volunteers located near each float.

Escapees has a wonderful time lined up for you, so expect to have a fun-filled week!

The Rose Parade is such a unique experience, and sharing it with fellow Escapees makes it even more special. Meet amazing friends and take away new lifetime memories at the most-watched parade in the world!

Registration includes:

  • Staying 7 nights in a beautiful country setting with full hookups
  • VIP seating at the Rose Parade
  • VIP seating at the Equestfest
  • Equestfest welcome souvenirs
  • Entrance into the Float Decorating area
  • Entrance into the Bandfest
  • Bandfest welcome souvenirs
  • Entrance into the FloatFest
  • *New Year’s Eve dinner
  • *5 Catered dinners
  • Driver and motor coach transportation to all events
  • Souvenir HOP name badge
  • Souvenir Rose Parade Program Booklet
  • Souvenir Rose Parade Pin
  • Professional motorcoach transportation to all events
  • Professional motorcoach driver
  • Your HOP hosts
  • All Gratuities

And much more!

Itinerary is rain or shine and is subject to change without notice.

 This HOP includes considerable walking; please wear comfortable walking shoes.   *Special dietary requests cannot be accommodated.

Prices

To register for this HOP:

Click the red button to register online

Or contact:  The HOP Department:

936-329-6499

Or, email: registration@escapees.com

If you want to park near friends, please indicate that during the registration process.

Note: HOP may sell out online before you have a chance to register via phone.

*Note This itinerary may still be amended without notice. We do our best to secure all activities ahead of time, but when dealing with the weather, traffic, length of tours, and our local vendors’ changes are sometimes necessary. 

HOP Confirmation email

Once registered, a receipt notification will be sent via email regarding all the pertinent information, such as RV Park, address, tour dates, times, etc.

If you do not receive it, please check your SPAM files, or email us at: registration@escapees.com

Travel Insurance

We highly suggest you protect your investment on this HOP by purchasing trip insurance. 

If you or a family member has a pre-existing medical condition, consider purchasing trip cancellation or interruption insurance. Insurance can also help with covering unexpected illnesses or emergencies while on the trip.

To learn more about or purchase Travel insurance, click  below.

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HOP Cancellation Policy

Cancellations 60+ days prior to the event: 

You may cancel your registration for a full refund minus a 10% fee of the entire cost of the HOP any time before 11:59pm CDT on 10/26/2023. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to registration@escapees.com

 

Cancellations 59-30 days prior to the event: 

You may cancel your registration for a 50% refund of the entire cost of the HOP before 11:59pm CDT on 11/25/2023. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to registration@escapees.com

 

No refunds will be given for cancellations after 11:59pm CST on 11/26/2023. 

All ticket sales on and after 11/26/2023 are final.

 

By registering for this event, you are agreeing to the following:

  • As an attendee, you assume all risk and danger relating to your personal property, RV, and attendance at the event, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event. In the event of loss or theft, no claim will be made upon Escapees, its volunteers, employees or agents.
  • Volunteers may be directing and assisting you in your parking areas. However, it is the driver of the vehicle who is ultimately responsible for avoiding obstacles or dangerous situations and is solely responsible for any damage to one’s property or the property of others.
  • As an attendee at this event, you are granting your permission to be filmed, videotaped, audiotaped or photographed, and you are granting to Escapees RV Club the full use of any such recordings or images without compensation.
  • By registering, you will also receive occasional email notifications of future HOPs; however, you can opt-out of these notifications at any time.
  • In addition to the above, you will be required during registration to agree that you will help provide a safe environment for everyone by complying with our health and safety rules, and to release Escapees from liability should you become ill during the event.
  • By purchasing a ticket for this event, you are agreeing to all the above including the Escapees Covid Policy. For more details on this policy, click Escapees RV Club Covid Policy

More Information

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See you at the HOP!

Lisa Koca 
HOP Director
escapees.com/hops
For Cruise HOPs, call: 
Escapees Travel Agency 
936-329-6499
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EVENT DATE

December 27 - January 3

Organizer

Lisa Koca

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