. . . "Best Seats in the House" Tickets Now on Sale
Reserve Today to Ensure Prime Parade Viewing and Access to Tournament Special Events
Pasadena, CA - October 2, 2012 – Tournament of Roses Parade fans can buy "the best seats in the house" without camping out for days on the streets of Pasadena, CA in hopes of nabbing a great parade-watching spot. That's right. While tickets last, reserved grandstand seats for prime parade viewing are available through Sharp Seating, the Official Seating Company of the Tournament of Roses Parade for more than 85 years.
Parade fans wishing to secure reserved grandstand seats are urged to place their ticket orders now for the best selections. Tickets are going fast for seating at what is historically known as "TV Corner," which offers the same views seen on Rose Parade television broadcasts. Prices range from $45-$90 per seat, depending on location, plus $30 for a parking permit.
"The Tournament of Roses is one of the greatest spectacles in the world," said Sharp Seating President Sindee Riboli. "Nothing else compares with its more than 40 floats, 25 bands and 20 equestrian units. Musicians and equestrians from around the globe compete to be in the Rose Parade, so viewers really enjoy the best of the best. While the floats look beautiful on television, they are breathtaking to see live. It's truly a not-to-be missed, experience of a lifetime."
Sharp Seating also provides tickets for a variety of pre- and post-parade events. Fans can purchase tickets for close-up previews of the Rose Parade's legendary floats while the finishing touches are being applied at different Pasadena locations. Additionally, tickets are available to view the floats on display after the parade.
Another crowd-pleaser, Bandfest, will feature bands from around the world showcasing their musical and marching talents with three (3) performances at Pasadena City College's football stadium Saturday, December 29, 2012, 1:30 p.m.; and Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 9:00 a.m and 1:30 p.m.
EquestFest is happening Saturday, December 29, 2012, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles Equestrian center. Horse-lovers can stroll through the Rose Parade stable area, meet many of the equestrians they will see on the parade route January 1, and take photos with their beautiful horses. Visitors will also enjoy riding demonstrations and equestrian drills, as well as ongoing exhibits, musical performances and great food. Fan Alert!! First time ever VIP Packages available!!
Decorating Place tickets and Post Parade Showcase of Float tickets are $10.00 each; BandFest and EquestFest tickets are $15.00. Sharp Seating recommends advance ticket purchases for all events as they often sell out quickly.
For more information or to purchase tickets to the Tournament of Roses Parade and other events, visit http://www.sharpseating.com/ or call (626) 795-4171.