Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Santa Monica in Rose Parades!

During the 1947 Rose Parade, the first ever televised on KTLA, Santa Monica came in second place. The float was named "Fiesta." The parade theme for 1947 was "Holidays in Flowers."

Floats entered by the City of Santa Monica won First Prize, Class A-6 in 1974, 1975, 1977 and Third Place in 1979.

1974 - First Place float

1975 - First Place float
1977 - First Place float
1979 - Third Place float
Learn more about the history of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade at