Blue Rose Tour

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The Rose Parade, Float Construction Barns, The Grammy Museum, Huntington Library & Gardens, Post Parade Showcase of Floats, The Getty Center, and More—Join Us Next Year!

Blue Rose LogoSunday, Dec. 30, 2018 – Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

A Rose Parade Tour that includes grandstand seats on New Year’s day, pre-parade float construction barns, and the Post-Parade Showcase of Floats. Visit The Grammy Museum—an interactive experience with one of the entertainment industry’s most prestigious awards. See the rare treasures at the Huntington Library and Gardens and the Getty Center.

Start each morning with a complimentary full American breakfast buffet. Lunch is also provided on each day’s tour. Relax each night in 4-star accommodations at the LAX Marriott.

Blue Rose Tour Highlights include:

  • Grandstand tickets to the Rose Parade.
  • Float Construction Barns.
  • Post-Parade Showcase of Floats.
  • The Grammy Museum—An Interactive Experience.
  • The Huntington Library, Museum and Botanical Gardens.
  • The Getty Center.
  • 4-Star Accommodations at the LAX Marriott.
  • Daily breakfast and lunch.
  • Optional Upgrade: Add the Rose Bowl Game to your tour!
  • Optional Upgrade: Add an extra day of sightseeing to your tour!

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Blue Rose Tour Itinerary

Five Days / Four Nights: Includes the Rose Parade

Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 – Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

Day 1 – Arrival | Hotel Check-In | Introductions

  • Upon your arrival at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), shuttles are provided for the short ride to the Los Angeles Marriott Hotel.
  • After check-in, visit the Al Brooks welcome desk on the Ballroom level for your welcome packet. This is also an opportunity to meet your tour guide, who will be with you each day of your tour.
  • A relaxing night at the 4-star LAX Marriott is the perfect start to the fun and adventure of the Blue Rose Tour.

Day 2 – Float Construction Barns | Old Town Pasadena | The Grammy Museum—An Interactive Experience

  • Explore the Float Barns as volunteers work around-the-clock to put the finishing touches on the spectacular Rose Parade floats.
  • Enjoy some free time to explore Old Town Pasadena and take in the pre-Parade excitement.
  • Be our guest for lunch in Old Town Pasadena.
  • You’ve watched the Grammy Awards on television; now visit the museum that celebrates and explores the history, technology, and creative process of all forms of music, and more. The Grammy Museum is a 30,000 square foot interactive experience that features a mixture of permanent and traveling exhibits, commemorating all forms of music. Explore your favorite music. Record a song. There’s something for every music lover at the Grammy Museum.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 3 – The Rose Parade in Historic Pasadena | The Huntington Library and Gardens

  • We have a spectacular day planned for you. Be sure to join us for an early breakfast before we depart for Pasadena.
  • Celebrate the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Take your seat in the grandstands near the television cameras. It’s the perfect spot for taking pictures of the floats, marching bands and equestrian teams.
  • Following the parade, join us for a complimentary lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Visit The Huntington Library, Museum and Botanical Gardens. Tour the art collections, exhibits and rare and exotic plants from around the world.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 4 – Post-Parade Showcase of Floats | The Getty Center

  • Tour the Post-Parade Showcase of Floats where you can see the detail and beauty of each entry. Take plenty of close-ups to share with family and friends back home.
  • Join us for lunch at a select Los Angeles restaurant.
  • Experience the Getty Center and its collection of European and American art, breathtaking views, and peaceful gardens.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet | Lunch

Day 5 – Farewell Breakfast | Departure

  • The Farewell Breakfast is a chance to say goodbye to your tour guide and all the new friends you’ve made on the Blue Rose Tour. Join us in the ballroom for breakfast before departing for Los Angeles International Airport.
  • Have a safe trip home. We hope to see you again soon.
  • Meals Included: Full American Breakfast Buffet

Blue Rose Tour Package Rates

Rates are quoted per person and include all taxes*.

Single … $1,420
Double … $1,165
Triple … $1,070
Quad … $1,025

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*Prices subject to change without notice.