The 129th Tournament of Roses Parade is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day. The parade includes flower-covered floats, marching bands, and equestrian units and is followed by the Rose Bowl college football game. It is produced by the nonprofit Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.
The 2018 parade features 44 floats, 20 equestrian units with approximately 400 horses, and 21 marching bands. The theme of this 129th Rose Parade is "Making a Difference" and the Grand Marshall of the parade will be Gary Sinise
The 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda starts at 8:00am PST on January 1, 2018.