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Pasadena 136th Rose Parade


December 29, 2024 - January 2, 2025 $2,999
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Pasadena 136th Rose Parade

A deluxe tournament of roses VIP experience including a tour of the parade floats, Hollywood, Catalina Island, and a Monte Carlo style New Year’s Eve Party!

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Highlights & Inclusions:

  • Hotel Accommodations – Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
  • Welcome Dinner at Hotel
  • Float Decorating Tour
  • 3 Course Lunch at Lawry’s- The Prime Rib
  • Hollywood Studio Tour
  • Catalina Island
  • Monte Carlo New Year’s Eve Party
  • Tournament of Roses Parade
  • Southern California Style BBQ
  • See Floats on Display at Floatfest Event
  • 8 Included Meals
  • Local Tour Manager
  • Local Transportation
Please note: Airfare is not included. Yes! You can use your Skymiles to purchase your flight. This tour is hosted by Western Leisure and is not accompanied by a Custom Holidays tour director.  You will have a guide for the whole tour upon arrival in California.


Day 1
Sunday, December 29

When your flight lands in Southern California, you’ll make your way to the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa where your experience will begin upon check-in. A Welcome Dinner at the hotel is planned as you settle in and get ready for a one-of-a-kind Rose Parade experience. Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa CA (D)

Day 2
Monday, December 30

After breakfast, all guests will see the finishing touches being put on the Tournament of Roses parade floats before they head down Colorado Blvd. You’ll enjoy a delicious three-course luncheon at the famous Lawry’s The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills followed by a real Hollywood Studio tour. (B,L)

Day 3
Tuesday, December 31

Start your day with a buffetbreakfast before heading off to Catalina Island. You’ll board one of theCatalina Express ferries for a short one-hour cruise to the island. Once you arrive, the day is yours to get acquainted with the storybook town of Avalon, which you’ll find is packed with boutiques, restaurants, and things to do! You might want to take a tour of the historic Casino, take a guided tour of Avalon, or rent a golf cart or bicycle to sightsee on your own this afternoon. The evening is filled with elegant dining, dancing, and the fun of a live “Monte Carlo” style casino. There will be hats and party favors, a drawing for exciting prizes and a champagne toast to ring in 2025! (B,D)

Day 4
Wednesday, January 1

Enjoy an early morning buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading to Pasadena where you will have reserved premium grandstand seats as you watch the Rose Parade make its way down Colorado Boulevard. A souvenir program and blanket are included. After the parade, you’ll return to the hotel for a special Southern California Style BBQ. You will have some free time to relax. This afternoon, join us in the ballroom for an exclusive performance. (B,L)

Day 5
Thursday, January 2

After breakfast, you'll travel back to Pasadena to see the floats on display at the spectacular "Floatfest" event. Then, you'll bid farewell to Pasadena as you make your way home. (B)

Trip Facts

  • December 29-January 2, 2025
  • $2,999
  • $3,449
  • $2,849
  • $2,799