The Pasadena, California based Rose Bowl Stadium, which doubles up as the home ground for UCLA Bruins football club and the venue for the annual Rose Bowl games (held every New Year’s Day), is a landmark indeed. Built in 1922, the 92,542-seater stadium boasts a unique, state-of-the-art design. Rose Bowl stadium has hosted several major tournaments including Olympic Games in 1932 and 1984, the FIFA world cup final in 1994, and the FIFA Women’s world cup final in 1999.
Of course, the “granddaddy of them all” – the annual Rose Bowl will be underway on New Year’s Day! The time surrounding the Rose Bowl is always full of exciting events and the upcoming year – 2015 will be no different. We’ve compiled a list of these events so you can start planning early, arranging for travel, and booking your tickets in advance to avoid the last minute rush.
The Tournament of Roses Parade
A huge spectacle in itself, the traditional Tournament of Roses Parade features incredible floats, marching bands and more! Before the game on January 1, 2015, the 126th edition of the parade will take place. Experience the unmatched pageantry of this unique parade in style. Roadtrips can offer you premium reserved seating in a grandstand so you won’t miss any of the parade.
The Main Event
Of course, the real draw is the big game. The Rose Bowl is one of the most thrilling games of the college football season. With your choice of tickets to this exciting match, you’ll be able to watch all the action unfold. This year’s Rose Bowl is a highly anticipated event as it will host this first of two semi-final games under the new college football playoff system. The 101st Rose Bowl game is a thrill for football fans of all ages, as alumni, former players, coaches, students and their families travel from all over the country – and the world – to take in this spectacular and historic game.
Complete your unforgettable experience at these Rose Bowl events with a stay in a luxury hotel. The team at Roadtrips hand-selects only the finest hotels that are conveniently located next to the event venue. Additionally, you can enhance your Rose Bowl package with exciting day trips, tours, tickets to other local attractions and endless upgrades to create a travel package that is completely tailored to your desires.
Contact a Roadtrips Sports Travel Specialist at 1-800-465-1765 for more information, or to ask for a quote on your Rose Bowl trip!