PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tickets are now on sale for reserved grandstand seats for the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2014, available through Sharp Seating. Sharp Seating has been the Official Seating Company of the Tournament of Roses Parade for more than 75 years.
Those who want 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.
“Nothing compares to the Rose Parade, with its 45 floats, 20 bands and 16 equestrian units. Musicians, entertainers 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," said Sindee Riboli, president of Sharp Seating.
“We are also very excited about the performers who will be featured in this year’s parade,” said Riboli. “KC and the Sunshine Band will pump up the crowd from the Stella Rosa Wines Float and legendary Natalie Cole will perform from the eHarmony float. Darryl Hall is another popular performer this year and everyone will enjoy The Harlem Globetrotters.“
The "Voice of the Dodgers" announcer Vin Scully will be this year’s Grand Marshal. The theme for this year’s parade, presented by Honda, is “Dreams Come True.” The 2014 Rose Parade will be a tribute to a world of dreams that have come true as a result of imagination, passion, creativity, and hard work.
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 various locations. Additionally, tickets are available to view the floats on display after the parade.
Tickets are also available for Bandfest, featuring Rose Parade bands from around the world showcasing their musical and marching talents with three performances at Pasadena City College’s football stadium.
EquestFest tickets are also available at Sharp Seating. Horse-lovers can stroll through the Rose Parade stable area, meet many of the equestrians they will see on the parade route Jan. 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.
Decorating Places tickets and Post Parade - A Showcase of Floats tickets are $10.00 each; BandFest and EquestFest tickets are $15.00. Ms. Riboli 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.