ROSE PARADE, BOWL GAME SAFETY INFO FROM
PASADENA; LIVE ON GREEN EVENT INFO BELOW
UPDATED DEC.30, 2016 ...
- ADDITIONAL MAPS POSTED BELOW.
- LIVE ON GREEN INFO
- VISITOR HOTLINE INFO ADDED
- TOP TEN MESSAGES TO REMEMBER
HERE'S OUR TOP TEN MESSAGES TO REMEMBER
“Top Ten” Message Points:
that the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game are on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 -- since
Jan. 1, 2017 falls on a Sunday.
You See Something, Say Something --Call Pasadena Police at 9-1-1 for life
emergencies; (626) 744-4241 for all other calls. Speak calmly; listen
carefully, know where you are & key landmarks.
common sense. Celebrate Responsibly. Designate A Driver or Hire a Limo--cheaper
than a $15 K DUI and more fun!
early, allow plenty of time to enjoy yourself and the events.
Rose Bowl Game attendees will be screened thru metal detectors this year &
Clear Bag Policy will be enforced
vehicle barricades will be in place along the parade route and other key areas
at the stadium. Some road closures will begin early, but main parade route and
key intersections not fully closed until 7 a.m. Jan. 2
to www.cityofpasadena.net for
street maps on closures, our list of basic public safety “Do” and “Don’t Do”
especially for parade route, plus other event info
ROSEPARADE to 888777 to get text-based messages from the City for
Twitter Accounts & Hashtags #RoseParade #Pasadena
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Department @PasadenaFD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaFD
Department News @PasadenaPD, www.twitter.com/PasadenaPD
Bowl Game @RoseBowlGame, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlGame
Parade, Tournament of Roses @roseparade, www.twitter.com/roseparade
Bowl Stadium, @RoseBowlStadium, www.twitter.com/RoseBowlStadium
Convention/Visitor Bureau @visitpasadena, www.twitter.com/visitpasadena
Amazed! Have Fun! This is America’s New Year Celebration!
PASADENA, Calif.—As the 128th Rose Parade and 103nd
Rose Bowl Game approach on Monday, January 2, 2017, Pasadena officials offer the
following tips and reminders for those who plan to attend the parade,
post-parade viewing and/or bowl game activities.
Remember, If You See Something, Say
Something, by calling the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241. For all life-threatening emergencies, always
NEW THIS YEAR: IN ADDITION TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA ADDRESS LINKS BELOW, YOU CAN SEND A TEXT MESSAGE FROM YOUR CELL PHONE-- SEND THIS ONE WORD ONLY -- ROSEPARADE -- TO 888777 AND YOU WILL BEGIN TO RECEIVE ANY SPECIAL PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT MESSAGES ISSUED FROM THE PASADENA POLICE AND/OR FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
Both visible and non-visible enhanced security measures will
be in effect along the 5½ -mile parade route and at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Law enforcement officers will resolve
problems quickly and remove anyone violating the law or disturbing the
peace. Please be sure to allow extra
time to arrive, park and enter. Public
access maps can be at: www.cityofpasadena.net.
SEE BELOW FOR OFFICIAL STREET MAP FOR PARADE, BOWL GAME AND POST-PARADE VIEWING --MAP IMAGE IS LARGE, YOU WILL NEED TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN AND LEFT AND RIGHT TO VIEW ALL OF THE MAP.
Drones are prohibited at either event. Umbrellas and selfie sticks also are not
allowed inside the stadium or within the secured grandstand area of the parade
at TV Corner, located at the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and
Online information about the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game
is at www.tournamentofroses.com. Details about parking, on-site activities,
tailgating and security at the Rose Bowl Stadium, including the “Clear Bag”
policy, is at http://www.rosebowlstadium.com/visitor-center/code-of-conduct.
Stay connected on social media and follow us on Twitter for
important updates about any changing conditions with these Twitter accounts:
LIVE ON GREEN --FREE FAMILY FUN
Beginning Friday, Dec. 30, through Sunday afternoon, Jan. 1, the U.S. Air Force 70th Birthday Celebration will be on display at the Pasadena Convention Center along with displays celebrating the Rose Bowl Game and the Rose Parade. Learn all about the U.S.A.F. and see and experience technology displays, including the new F-35 jet!
There will be interactive displays on the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game, the Big 10 and Pac 12 Conferences, Live Entertainment, Music, Guest Speakers, tasty treats and food for purchase, It's all happening at the Beautiful Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street. Times are:
Friday, Dec. 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, Noon to 4 p.m.
For more info go to www.liveongreenpasadena.com or www.visitpasadena.com
The 33rd Annual Visitor Hotline is ready to take your
calls for information about all things Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.
Hotline Hours of Operation:
Thursday, Dec. 29 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 30 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 1 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This year visitors can download the free, interactive
“GoPasadena” app and like the “Visit Pasadena” Facebook page at www.facebook.com/visitpasadena
Volunteers are available to answer questions about the
Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game, pre- and post-parade and game activities, parking,
accommodations, dining, directions, other holiday-related events, and more.
What You Can Do:
- Overnight camping for the parade is
permitted only on the night of Sunday, January 1, 2017.
- Sidewalk positions
may be maintained along the parade route beginning at
noon, Jan. 1, 2017. All persons and
property, such as blankets, chairs and personal items, must remain on the curb
until 11 p.m. At 11 p.m., parade
spectators may move out to the blue “Honor Line” but not past it.
- Small, professionally manufactured
barbecues elevated at least 1 foot off the ground are allowed on the parade
route as long as they are 25 feet from buildings and other combustibles. A fire extinguisher must be readily available
at all times.
- Minors under 18 may be on the parade
route from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. only if supervised by an adult.
- Dress for cold weather! Children and seniors may need extra layers of
clothing to avoid hypothermia. Remember
hats and gloves.
- Drink healthy fluids and eat nourishing
meals to avoid dehydration. Do not buy
food from unlicensed or unpermitted vendors on parade route or stadium parking
lots. All vendors must have health
permits displayed with carts, or available to read upon request.
- Be Aware of Your Surroundings. “See Something, Say Something!” Call (626) 744-4241 to report suspicious
activities and packages; or contact emergency authorities along the parade
- For life-threatening emergencies, call
9-1-1. Remain calm; listen to all
questions asked; provide short answers and know the address or easily
identified landmarks from where you are calling.
- Arrive early for the Rose Bowl Game,
allow plenty of time to enjoy the event, park and enter or exit the stadium.
- Use common sense; celebrate
responsibly and always designate a driver!
What You Can’t Do
- Appearance in the parade is
prohibited for anyone who is not approved by the Pasadena Tournament of
Roses. Stay off the street and do not
pass the blue “Honor Line.”
- The parade route and stadium are “No
Drone Zones” and aircraft is subject to being impounded.
- Any tent, sofa or box that can be
used as stools or seats are prohibited on parade route.
- Unoccupied chairs are not allowed
and will be removed from the parade
- Bonfires are strictly prohibited and
considered “illegal burns.”
- ALL Fireworks are prohibited except
as part of scheduled official events by professionals.
- No items may be sold along the
parade route without a City permit.
- Selling seating/viewing space along
the parade route, other than grandstand seating, is illegal.
- It is illegal to buy, sell or give
away horns on the parade route.
- No public areas—sidewalks, curbs,
gutters, streets, ramps—may be cordoned or roped off.
- No ladders or scaffolding may be
used as elevation for viewing the activities.
- Pets are not recommended along the
parade route; keep them safe at home!
- Throwing any object into the parade;
or at passing vehicles or pedestrians the night before the parade is dangerous
and prohibited. Violators will be cited
and property seized.
- No unauthorized parking. Vehicles blocking emergency travel lanes or
parked in restricted areas will be towed at the owner’s expense, no exceptions. Pay attention to where you park and double-check
for temporary No Parking signs and other restrictions.
- No open containers of alcohol are permitted
on public streets, sidewalks and all other public areas. Violators may be cited or arrested. No glass containers of any kind allowed.
- Sale, possession and use of illegal
drugs will not be tolerated.
- Smoking ANY tobacco product is
prohibited along the parade route and inside stadium.
The Pasadena Fire Department
responds to more than twice the number of calls on New Year’s Eve & Day
than on average days. These calls
include reports of hypothermia, illegal burning, miscellaneous medical issues,
assaults and alcohol-related incidents.
Be safe and smart! “If You See Something, Say
Something.” Call Pasadena Police at
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MAP IMAGE BELOW IS LARGE. YOU WILL NEED TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN AND LEFT AND RIGHT TO VIEW ALL OF THE MAP.