An estimated 500,000 spectators, plus a national TV audience of millions more, turned out to watch the 131
st Rose Parade in Pasadena on January 1, 2020. Check out the floats, sights and performers who bedazzled the parade route. Photos by Skye Hannah
Fire shoots from the phoenix-based “Rise Up” float, winner of the Leishman Public Spirit Award, for the City of Burbank.
The U.S. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard.
Volunteers Bianca Barragan (left) and Rebecca Ingraham don googly-eye hats as they clean the parade route.
Animated animals work together on the DigAlert float.
A tractor and animated animals shine from Chipotle’s float “Cultivate the Future of Farming.”
The Chinese American Heritage Foundation’s Float “American Heroes” honored those who served.
The all-female marching band Helsingør Pigegarde from Denmark perform in formation.
Spectators cheer on the parade.
The Horsewomen of Temecula Wine Country ride in the parade.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Healthy Housing Foundation featured colorful homes on their float “Hope for the Homeless.”
Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek (top) waves to the crowd.
Fireworks explode from The Cowboy Channel’s “Walk Ride Rodeo” float.
Stilt walkers with humanitarian assistance provider Comité Salvadoreño El Piche show off their skills
The U.S. Marine Corps Marching Band performers.
The Rancho Verde Crimson Regiment from Moreno Valley performs.