Calendar of Events

(Last UpdatedJune 13, 2024)

We accept volunteers aged 7 on up. Under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Under 18 must have a Release form sign by a parent or guardian. Everyone must have a signed Release form signed before working.  Release forms are available on-site.

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty or ruined and wear flat bottom, closed-toed shoes that cover the entire foot at all times. Do not wear sandals, perforated shoes (example Crocs) or high heels when at the float site.

 

Work parties are held every Saturday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to at least 3:00 p.m.  Call 818-840-0060 to verify work party status

 

Map to Float Warehouse/site

June 2024

June 1:  Mechanical Inspection (MI) at float site.  7:00 a.m.

June 4:  Present Award Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

June 10:  Dine Out Fundraiser at Urbane Cafe, 3800 W Verdugo Ave, Burbank, CA 91505.  4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  They will accept physical flyers and digital flyers during the fundraiser. They also offer virtual fundraising where participants can order online for takeout and still get credit toward our fundraiser!
June 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

June 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

June 24:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July 2024

July 4:  Independence Day (Float Site Closed)

July 11:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 18:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus  - NO MEETING

July 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July xx:  Present Color Rendering to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

August 2024

August 8:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

August 15:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus - NO MEETING

August 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

September 2024

September 12:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

September 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 2024

October 5:  Test Drive #1 (T1):  Time: 7:00 a.m.  Tournament inspection of drive system and road test.

October 5:  Open House and Craft Faire:  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the float site. (tentative)

October 10:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

October 17:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

October 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 31:  Happy Halloween!

November 2024

November 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

November 15:  Last date to become a new member and vote for Officers and Directors in February.  Existing members must pay by January 30th. 

November 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

November 25:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

November 28:  Happy Thanksgiving! (Float Site Closed)

November 29-30:  Work Parties 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 29-30  Prepare for foaming (chicken wire/sheet/etc) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (tentative)

 

December 2024

December 2:  Foam Float (tentative)

December x:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m. (tentative)

December 7:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m.

December 12:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December xx:  Queen and Court Float Tour

December 29:  Special Groups

December 30:  First Judging.  Time tbd.

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time tbd

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

 

January 2025

January 1:  Happy New Year!! 12:00:01am

January 1:  136th Annual Rose Parade®-8:00 a.m. 

January 1:  Float site clean-up  and flower deliveries to local nursing homes and hospitals.  Noon-5:00 p.m. (tentative)

January 1:  Post Parade/Float Fest Float Viewing in Pasadena  1:00pm-5:00pm 

January 2:  Post Parade/Float Fest Float Viewing in Pasadena  7:00am-9:00am (seniors & mobility impaired only) 9:00am-5:00pm 

January 3-5:  Burbank Float Viewing, location:  CORNER OF OLIVE AVE. AND GLENOAKS BLVD. (across the street from the Burbank Central Library)

Animation Schedule: (depending on rain, fuel and other conditions)

  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am

  • 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

  • 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

  • 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

  • 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

January 7:  City Council Presentation.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

January 9:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

January 11:  Float De-Construction, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. at the float site 

January 13:  Return flower cages back to BWP

January xx:  2025 Parade Evaluation Meeting.  (President, VP-Float and Construction Chair only) 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

January 16:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

January 16:  Postmortem float meeting will be incorporated into the General Meeting.  To discuss the past year's good and bad and how to make improvements.

January 17:  2026 Rose Parade Theme announced

January 27:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

January 29:  Design Contest ends.  8:00 pm 

January 30:  Membership renewal due.  Last day to pay dues if you want to vote for the new float.

 

February 2025

February 1:  Special Board of Director's Meeting - Float Concept Review 10:00 a.m.

February 1:  FLOAT SITE CLOSED-NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE DUE TO SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETING

February 6:  Special Pick-the-Float meeting-All Paid Members. SPECIAL LOCATION: Burbank Fire Department Training Center, 1845 N Ontario St, Burbank, CA 91505 at 6:30 pm

Map:  https://www.google.com/maps/place/Burbank+Fire+Dept.+Training+Center/@34.1870227,-118.3470524,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x80c2950aa340f255:0x66bd068a8d84c636!8m2!3d34.1870178!4d-118.3448235

February 12:  Theme Draft - 8:00 am.

February 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

February 20:  Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. SPECIAL LOCATION: Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA  91505 (corner of Buena Vista and Verdugo) (Pick new Officers and Directors)

February 24:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

March 2025

March 1:  Design Committee Brainstorming Session 1:00 p.m. at the float site.  Open to everyone. (tentative)

March 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

March 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

March xx:  Annual Banquet.   Location:  Trevor Hall at First United Methodist Church, 700 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, 91502-1031 Time: Doors open at 5:00 pm and the event will start at 6:00 pm

March 24:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

 

April 2025

April 01:  New Release Forms must be filled out.

April 10:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

April 17:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

April 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April xx:  Present Award Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

 

May 2025

May x:  Self Built Get Together.  11:00 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m.  Hosted by: South Pas-proposed

May 8:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

May 15:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

May 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

June 2025

June 12:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

June 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

June 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July 2025

July 4:  Independence Day (Float Site Closed)

July 10:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 17:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus  - NO MEETING

July 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July xx:  Present Color Rendering to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

August 2025

August 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

August 21:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus - NO MEETING

August 25:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

September 2025

September 11:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

September 18:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 2025

October 4:  Test Drive #1 (T1):  Time: 7:00 a.m.  Tournament inspection of drive system and road test. (tentative)

October 4:  Open House and Craft Faire:  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the float site. (tentative)

October 9:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

October 16:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

October 27:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 31:  Happy Halloween!

November 2025

November 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

November 15:  Last date to become a new member and vote for Officers and Directors in February.  Existing members must pay by January 30th. 

November 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

November 24:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

November 27:  Happy Thanksgiving! (Float Site Closed)

November 28-29:  Work Parties 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 28-29  Prepare for foaming (chicken wire/sheet/etc) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (tentative)

 

December 2025

December 1:  Foam Float (tentative)

December x:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m. (tentative)

December 11:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 13:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m. (tentative)

December 18:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 1, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December xx:  Queen and Court Float Tour

December 29:  Special Groups

December 30:  First Judging.  Time tbd.

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time tbd

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

 

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