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Pasadena Prepares for the Tournament of Roses Parade

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The floats are being decorated in Irwindale, and every last blossom will be fixed in place before the pageantry gets underway Saturday morning. Along the parade route, Pasadena Police are ensuring that motor homes and other attendees are following the laws and not causing any trouble.

In preparation for Saturday's parade, and game, Metro hosted Rose Queen Evanne Friedmann and members of the Royal Court yesterday morning at the Gold Line station in Little Tokyo to urge people to ride Metro to the events. At Pasadena City College on Wednesday afternoon, some of the marching bands took part in Bandfest, offering a preview of the parade's entertainment.

Planning on getting a spot on Colorado Boulevard to see the 122nd Tournament of Roses Parade? "Spectators can begin lining up along the parade route beginning at noon Friday. Overnight camping is permitted only on Friday night, Dec. 31," explains KTLA. "Folks can mark their spots by sitting in chairs along the curb until 11 p.m. Friday. At that time, spectators can move out to the blue 'honor line.'"