2020 Rosebud Parade | Thousands Tune in to Virtual Broadcast

Tournament of Roses officials anticipated 50 submissions but say more than 200 were submitted for a parade drawing nearly 10,00 viewers

PHOTO: Provided by Tournament of Roses | SouthPasadenan.com News | Virtual Rosebud Parade, hosted by the Tournament of Roses, drew thousands on Facebook Thursday. TOR officials anticipated 50 submissions but say more than 200 were submitted for a parade drawing nearly 10,000 viewers

The Tournament of Roses on Thursday hosted the first-ever virtual Rosebud Parade, featuring homemade floats.

And it was a hit!

Through a news release the organization said it anticipated 50 submissions, “but we were blown away by the response!” the TOR said  it was pleased “to announce that the Rosebud Parade featured over 200 submissions from Southern California, across the country and around the globe. These homemade entries weren’t just creative and fun; they are beautiful powerful and heartfelt symbols of what the Rose Parade is meant to be.” 

The virtual Rosebud Parade was viewed by nearly 10,000 during its live Facebook broadcast.  

Families brought a creative spirit and smile to the world.  

The Tournament of Roses was a partner with Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena and the Kidspace-At-Home initiative.