Year Theme

Float Title


2025 Best Day Ever! Having A-Lava Fun ???
2024 Celebrating a World of Music:  The Universal Language Caterpillar Melody Mayor Award
2023 Turning The Corner Adventure Awaits
Queen Award

Dream. Believe.


An Unlikely Tale Mayor Award


Dream. Believe.


An Unlikely Tale

Parade cancelled due to COVID-19 global pandemic

2020 The Power of Hope Rise Up Leishman Public Spirit Award
2019 The Melody of Life Stompin' Good Time Animation Award
2018 Making a Difference Sand-Sational Helpers Founder Award
2017 Echoes of Success Home Tweet Home parade photos
2016 Find Your Adventure

Are We There Yet?

Theme Trophy
2015 Inspiring Stories Jungle Rescue Past Presidents' Trophy
2014 Dreams Come True Lights...Camera...Action! Fantasy Trophy
2013 Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Deep Sea Adventures Fantasy Trophy
2012 Just Imagine... The Dream Machine Mayor's Trophy
2011 Building Dreams, Friendships and Memories Centennial Celebration Founders' Trophy
2010 2010-A Cut Above The Rest Barnyard Aces Animation Trophy
2009 Hats Off To Entertainment 3D Double Feature parade photos
2008 Passport To The World's Celebrations Oktoberfest Founders' Trophy
2007 Our Good Nature Free Dog Wash parade photos
2006 It's Magical Pachyderm Parade Bob Hope Humor
2005 Celebrate Family Dinner's On...FIRE! Founders' Trophy
2004 Music Music Music Moosic Moosic Mooosic Queen's Trophy
2003 Children's Dreams, Wishes and Imagination Bathtime Friends! Founders' Trophy
2002 Good Times The Jitterbugs parade photo
2001 Fabric of America The All American Barbershop Quartet parade photo
2000 Celebration 2000: Visions of the Future To The Future...At Full Throttle Mayor's Trophy
1999 Echoes of the Century Grandma's Attic parade photo
1998 Hav'n Fun Mama's Day Off Mayor's Trophy
1997 Life's Shining Moments Gone Fishin' Float Builder of the Year
1996 Kids' Laughter & Dreams Dreamflight Volunteers' Trophy
1995 SPORTS-Quest for Excellence Reach For The Wind Founders' Trophy
1994 Fantastic Adventure Medieval Adventure parade photo
1993 Entertainment on Parade Milestones In
parade photo
1992 Voyages of Discovery Discovery Through
The Eyes Of A Child
Founders' Trophy
1991 Fun 'n' Games Great Race parade photo
1990 A World of Harmony Harmony of the 50's Pioneer Trophy
1989 Celebration 100 The Unforgettable Picnic parade photo
1988 Thanks to Communications The First Hello parade photo
1987 A world of Wonders International Flight  
1986 A Celebration of Laughter The Practical Joke  
1985 The Spirit of America American Magic  
1984 A Salute to the Volunteer Volunteer's Four  parade photo
1983 Rejoice! The Joy of  Circus 1st
1982 Friends and Neighbors Feudin' Friends Founders' Trophy
1981 The Great Outdoors Uninvited Guests 2nd
1980 Music of America Red Sails In The Sunset 2nd
1979 Our Wonderful World of Sports The Game's Over 1st
1978 On the Road to Happiness Love Is The Road To Happiness 3rd
1977 The Good Life High Adventure Founders Trophy
1976 America, Let's Celebrate! Let's Celebrate America's Natural Beauty 1st
1975 Heritage of America Musical Americana Founders Trophy
1974 Happiness Is... The Beauty of Birds Red Rose
1973 Movie Memories Neptune's Daughter 1st
1972 The Joy of Music I Love You For All Seasons Grand Marshall's
1971 Through the Eyes of a Child Circus Days 1st
1970 Holidays Around the World Star Festival In Japan Red Rose
1969 A Time to Remember Moment Of Beauty 1st
1968 Wonderful World of Adventure To Love Is An Adventure Grand Marshall's
1967 Travel Tales in flowers Flight Into Fantasy 1st
1966 It's a Small World Our Small World Of Make Believe 1st
1965 Headlines in Flowers Fair And Warmer 1st
1964 Symbols of Freedom President Goes To The Prom 1st
1963 Memorable Moments Cotillion 1st
1962 Around the World in Flowers Dream World 1st
1961 Ballads in Blossom Orchids In The Moonlight Sweepstakes
1960 Tall Tales and True Rhapsody 1st
1959 Adventures in Flowers Burbank's Fantasy 1st
1958 Daydreams in Flowers Burbank's Daydream Sweepstakes
1957 Famous Firsts in Flowers Lindy Does It 1st
1956 Pages From the Ages Page One Sweepstakes
1955 Familiar Sayings in Flowers Birds Of A Feather Flock Together Theme
1954 Famous Books in Flowers Child's Garden Of Verses 1st
1953 Melodies in Flowers Song Of The Birds 1st
1952 Dreams of the Future Her Shining Knight 1st
1951 Joyful Living Cinderella 2nd
1950 Our American Heritage The Mayflower 1st
1949 Childhood Memories First Love 1st
1948 Our Golden West Nugget Express 2nd
1947 Holidays in Flowers Christmas - The Nativity Theme
1940 20th Century in Flowers Let Freedom Ring 1st
1939 Golden Memories Tally Ho 1889 Sweepstakes
1938 Playland Fantasies Merry Go Round Sweepstakes
1937 Romance in Flowers Sleeping Beauty 1st
1936 History in Flowers Chivalry 1st
1935 Golden Legends Legend Of The Chrysanthemum 3rd
1932 Nations & Games in Flowers Burbank City Schools float picture
1931 Dreams in Flowers Decorated Automobile (Not a float)
1930 Festival Days in Flowers Decorated Automobile (Not a float)
1921 no theme Magnet Special (Cup)
1920 no theme Key Of Opportunity  parade photo
1916 no theme Gateway To The San Fernando Valley 4th (Cup)
1915 no theme Dragon Cornucopia 4th (Cup)
1914 no theme Goddess of Plenty Special (Cup)


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