2017 Glendale Rose Float News

For only the 2nd time in 105 years, The City of Glendale will not have a entry in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. This past May, the City of Glendale decided NOT to fund the float. Thus, the Glendale Rose Float Association has decided to suspend its operations for the next 6 months when [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments


This morning was exciting as members of the Glendale Rose Float Association gathered at Phoenix Decorating where KTLA's Gayle Anderson and her morning crew did 2 powerful and informative segments on the Glendale Rose Float.  At 8:14 and 9:47 a.m.  Watch Here! She was fun, funny and engaging. She had a lot of knowledge about [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Glendale News Press: On the Town: Fundraiser has Rose float ‘Getting There’

By Ruth Sowby Rands - December 1, 2015 “Everything is Coming Up Roses!” That was the theme of the fundraiser that the newly reorganized Glendale Rose Float Assn. held recently. The historic Glendale mansion of Judy and Ashok Rao was the setting where group members and guests celebrated the 100-plus-year history of Glendale Rose floats, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|News, Press|0 Comments

Glendale News-Press: Glendale Floats the Idea of Fully Funding a Return to the Rose Parade

After breaking a century-long tradition with the absence of an entry in this year’s Tournament of Roses parade, the Glendale City Council will consider throwing in for a 2016 float, but a lot weighs on how much fundraising a group of enthusiastic volunteers can pull off. In February, the council agreed to front $50,000 if [...]

By | May 1st, 2015|Press|0 Comments