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2017 Rose Parade Lineup


128th Rose Parade features Santa Clara Vanguard plus bands from Japan, Mexico and across the USA

Bands marching in the 2017 Rose Parade will also perform on the field during Bandfest at Pasadena City College December 30-31. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2016) — The 2017 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda will step off with another fantastic lineup of colorful floats, top-notch marching bands and majestic equestrian units from across the country and around the world. Because of the Rose Parade's "never on Sunday" tradition, this year's procession begins at 8:00 AM (Pacific) on Monday, January 2.

The 2017 parade theme — "Echoes of Success" — celebrates people, organizations and institutions that play a part in the stories of the success of others.

A trio of Olympic athletes from Southern California will serve as the 2017 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshals. Janet Evans, Allyson Felix and Greg Louganis each earned multiple Olympic medals, and all three Olympians are serving on the LA 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission in conjuction with the bid committee working to bring the Games back to the City of Angels in 2024.

"The values exhibited by our Olympians and the richness in their backgrounds has given so many others the support, encouragement and drive to succeed, and we want to celebrate all that they have given," Tournament of Roses President Brad Ratliff said.

Olympic medalists Greg Louganis, Janet Evans and Allyson Felix are serving as Grand Marshals of the 2017 Tournament of Roses. The Rose Parade will be broadcast on ABC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, KTLA, NBC, RFD-TV, Sky Link TV and Univision.

Curbside viewing is free of charge and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pasadena city ordinance allows curbside space along the parade route to be occupied no earlier than noon on the day before the parade. Reserved grandstand seating is available through Sharp Seating Company at 626-795-4171.

The complete 2017 Rose Parade lineup in order of appearance is shown below.

2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Order
As of December 5, 2016
  1. Pasadena Police
  2. Honda Sound Car
  3. Honda Pace Car
  4. Opening Show Theme Float
  5. Opening Show presented by Honda
  6. U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Flyover
  7. American Honda Motor Co.
  8. United States Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard
  9. United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band
  10. Downey Rose Float Association
  11. Wells Fargo Stagecoaches
  12. Donate Life
  13. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School "Kings of Halftime," Lithonia, Georgia
  14. Burbank Tournament of Roses Association
  15. City of Hope
  16. Westlake High School Chaparral Band, Austin, Texas
  17. Scripps Miramar Ranch
  18. Dole Packaged Foods
  19. Marching Pride of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Indiana
  20. Rotary International
  21. Backcountry Horsemen of California
  22. 24 Hour Fitness
  23. Buhos Marching Band, Veracruz, Mexico
  24. Trader Joe's
  25. The Norco Cowgirls & Little Miss Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team
  26. Kiwanis International
  27. Niceville High School Eagle Pride, Niceville, Florida
  28. BDK, A Singpoli Affiliate
  29. American Armenian Rose Float Association
  30. Victorian Roses Ladies Riding Society
  31. Union Bank and the American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate
  32. The Pride of Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
  33. City of Los Angeles
  34. 2017 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshals Janet Evans, Allyson Felix and Greg Louganis
  35. Pasadena City College Herald Trumpets
  36. 2017 Tournament of Roses Queen and Royal Court
  37. Rose Bowl Game Hall of Fame Inductees
  38. The stunning and colorful floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade are completely covered with natural materials. Penn State Rose Bowl Game Float
  39. Penn State Blue Band, State College, Pennsylvania
  40. Mayor of Pasadena, Terry Tornek
  41. Miracle-Gro
  42. Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, California
  43. Valley Hunt Club
  44. USC Rose Bowl Game Float
  45. University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band, Los Angeles, California
  46. Northwestern Mutual
  47. Tournament of Roses Executive Director/CEO Bill Flinn
  48. The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
  49. AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  50. Los Hermanos Bañuelos Charro Team
  51. Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Rose Float
  52. Arcadia High School Apache Marching Band and Color Guard, Arcadia, California
  53. The UPS Store, Inc.
  54. The Mane Attraction
  55. Lucy Pet
  56. Gifu Shogyo High School Green Band, Gifu, Japan
  57. United Sikh Mission
  58. 2017 Rose Parade Theme: Echoes of Success 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment, Fort Hood
  59. Foothill High School Marching Band, Henderson, Nevada
  60. Shriners Hospitals for Children
  61. Seven Oaks Farm Miniature Therapy Horses
  62. Occupational Therapy Association of California
  63. The Bachelor
  64. Ooltewah High School Marching Band, Ooltewah, Tennessee
  65. Tournament of Roses President, Brad Ratliff
  66. La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association
  67. Cal Poly Universities
  68. California Highway Patrol - Mounted Patrol Unit
  69. California Milk Advisory Board
  70. Pulaski High School Red Raider Marching Band, Pulaski, Wisconsin
  71. Sierra Madre Rose Float Association
  72. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Mounted Enforcement Unit
  73. Lions Clubs International
  74. Los Angeles Unified School District All City Honor Marching Band, California
  75. National Hockey League (NHL)
  76. Kaiser Permanente
  77. Union Rescue Mission
  78. 26th U.S. Cavalry - Philippine Scouts
  79. RAGÚ Pasta Sauce
  80. Bands of America Honor Band
  81. City of Alhambra, CA
  82. Budweiser Clydesdales
  83. City of Torrance
  84. China Airlines
  85. United States Air Force Total Force Band, Travis Air Force Base, California
  86. Lutheran Laymen's League/Lutheran Hour Ministries
  87. Spirit of the West Riders
  88. Netflix
  89. Grove City High School Marching Band, Grove City, Ohio
  90. Farmers Insurance
  91. South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association
  92. The New Buffalo Soldiers
  93. Western Asset Management Company
  94. Closing Show presented by Wells Fargo
  95. Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle Corps, Santa Clara, California
  96. Kern County Sheriff's Mounted Posse

Related stories: Tournament of Roses Bandfest Schedule and Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Information


The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual and various associated events. The 128th Rose Parade, themed Echoes of Success, will take place Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 103rd Rose Bowl Game will begin with pre-game festivities at 1:00 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting match-up between Penn State and USC. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at www.tournamentofroses.com.


Source material and images courtesy of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Band and float photos by Marching.com.

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