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Heading to Rose Parade? Officers Say Heed Guidelines on Tenting, Conduct – Pasadena Now

Trying to snag an excellent spot alongside the Rose Parade path to catch Monday’s procession?

The usual guidelines will likely be in place this yr, so parade-goers are urged to plan forward in the event that they wish to take advantage of their expertise.

As standard, tenting in a single day alongside the 5-1/2 mile route will solely be permitted the evening earlier than the parade — this yr, that is Sunday evening. This yr’s parade is being held on Monday, Jan. 2, consistent with the Event of Roses’ custom of by no means holding the occasion on a Sunday.

Folks planning to camp can begin claiming areas on the sidewalk starting at midday Sunday, however all folks and property equivalent to blankets and chairs should stay on the curb till 11 pm After 11 pm, spectators can transfer out to the blue “Honor Line” on the road.

Folks planning to camp out in a single day for the parade ought to take heed of the foundations:

  • Small, professionally made barbecues which can be elevated at the very least 1 foot off the bottom are permitted alongside the route, however they have to be at the very least 25 ft from buildings and different combustibles. A hearth extinguisher additionally have to be available.
  • Folks underneath age 18 will solely be permitted on the parade route from 10 pm Sunday to five am Sunday if they’re supervised by an grownup.
  • Parade-goers ought to be ready for chilly climate and gown in layers.
  • Tents, sofas or containers that can be utilized as stools or seats are prohibited alongside the route.
  • Bonfires alongside the route are prohibited.
  • No objects could be offered alongside the route with out a metropolis allow.
  • Promoting areas alongside the parade route is prohibited.
  • Horns is probably not offered, given away or bought alongside the route.
  • No public areas could be roped off.
  • Ladders or scaffolding that can be utilized for elevated viewing of the parade are prohibited.
  • Open containers of alcohol are prohibited on public streets and sidewalks and different public areas.

Additionally barred alongside the parade route are drones. The “No Drone Zone” ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration additionally extends to flights over the Rose Bowl throughout the soccer sport. Anybody who violates the drone ban could also be topic to arrest, prosecution, jail and/or fines.

As standard, safety will likely be tight alongside the parade route, and anybody discovered violating the regulation or making a disturbance will likely be faraway from the world. Parade viewers are requested to report any suspicious exercise, name 911 within the occasion of an emergency, or name 626-744-4241 for non-emergencies.

Colorado Boulevard will near visitors at 10 pm Sunday and stay closed till at the very least 2 pm Monday after the parade and ensuing cleanup. Closures will likely be efficient from Orange Grove Boulevard to Sierra Madre Boulevard and northbound on Sierra Madre to Paloma Avenue.

Varied freeway ramps will likely be closed within the Pasadena space to regulate visitors from Sunday evening till Monday afternoon. Based on Caltrans, the next closures will likely be in impact:

  • westbound 210 Freeway off-ramp at Sierra Madre;
  • eastbound 210 off-ramp at San Gabriel Boulevard;
  • eastbound 134 Freeway at Orange Grove Boulevard; and
  • westbound 134 Freeway on-ramp at Orange Grove.

Parking within the space will likely be restricted and sometimes sells out early, so parade-goers had been urged to take Metro or different public transportation to the occasion. Metro L (Gold) Line service begins round 4 am Monday, with 4 stations positioned with a half-mile of the parade route.

The theme of the 134th Rose Parade is “Turning the Nook,” with former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords serving as grand marshal. The parade will start at 8 am Monday, opening with a efficiency by Fitz and The Tantrums aboard the Honda float “Endlessly Decided.”

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