Nobody likes to spend more money than necessary.
By Brian Rodriguez
We prepared a Rose Parade Parking Guide for your convenience. Share it with friends, loved ones and all the visitors to Pasadena for the Rose Parade.
Although there is usually no street parking allowed in Pasadena between 2:00 am and 6:00 am (except where posted otherwise), there’s a Holiday Overnight Parking Citation Moratorium in effect during the holidays (December 23 through January 3). Vehicles legally parked on the streets of Pasadena during the aforementioned hours and dates will not receive a citation for overnight parking. Be sure to watch for parking signs.
- Overnight parking citations will resume beginning 2:00 am, January 3, 2023.
Our advice is to park on the streets nearby and walk to Colorado Boulevard (just watch out for the temporary “No Parking” signs posted for the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl.)
- Pasadena is a walkable city and most residents are friendly and will advise you on where to park and how far is your destination from where you are.
- All parks in Pasadena will be open for picnics, fun and recreation, and no site reservations will be required for the holidays.
- Remember to watch for one-way streets in Downtown Pasadena (Green St., Union St., N. Hudson Ave., etc.)
Metrolink to the Rose Parade for $10
To help attendees travel to Pasadena in time for the start of the Rose Parade, the first Metrolink train on each of their lines will operate a modified schedule to L.A. Union Station where riders may connect to the Metro L Line (Gold), which provides direct service to the parade route. (Read more).
Enjoy your stay in the wonderful city of Pasadena and be safe.
Call Visitor Hotline: 877-793-9911
- Saturday, Dec. 31 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
- Sunday, Jan. 1 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
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