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Keshawna Myles, 15, slides down the American Honda float, titled "Follow Your Dreams." It seemed to fit well with this year's parade theme: "Oh, the Places You'll Go!"

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Brianna Baker slides down the American Honda "Follow Your Dreams" float near the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado boulevards at the beginning of the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

A member of the U.S. States Marine Corps greets people in the crowd along Colorado Boulevard during the 2013 Rose Parade in Pasadena. The U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band was one the the entries in the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Kaiser Permanante's "Oh, The Healthy Things You Can Do!" float, which won the Theme Trophy for best presentation of the Rose Parade theme, makes its way down Colorado Boulevard during the the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

An enthusiastic group on Orange Grove Boulevard cheers on parade participants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The Dole "Dreaming of Paradise" float, which pays tribute to the beauty and bounty of the tropical paradise of Latin America, took the Sweepstakes Trophy for most beautiful entry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Rose Queen Vanessa Natalie Manjarrez waves to the crowd.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Coco Jones entertains the crowd on the Tournament of Roses Legacy Float.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dancers with the PAVA World Korean Traditional Marching Band perform during the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Parade Grand Marshal Dr. Jane Goodall greets parade-goers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band make their way down Colorado Boulevard during the the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Parade-goers watch the Shriners Hospitals for Children float "Helping Children Live Their Dreams" pass by.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

A dog peeks out from a doghouse on the HGTV "All Paths Lead Home" float.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Cal Poly Universities' "Tuxedo Air" float glides down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Siberian throat singer Kongar-ool Ondar from Tuva waves to the crowd from atop a horse. Although a demonstration of the singer's unusual technique was promised, Ondar did not perform as planned.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A dancer on the "Wonderful Indonesia" float seems to almost float herself.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Pride of the Dutchmen Marching Band from Orange City, Iowa, makes its way down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Wisconsin Badger mascot entertains the crowd along the parade route.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee's "Freedom Is Not Free" float pays tribute to Korean War veterans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dancers in Dr. Seuss-inspired attire entertain the crowd alongside the Kaiser-Permanente "Oh, The Healthy Things You Can Do!" float.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

Young fans have a curbside seat as floats parade down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

The Lassiter High School Marching Trojan Band of Marietta, Ga., moves down the parade route.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

A float built by members of the Occupy movement rolls down the parade route after all the other floats.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

The "Deep Sea Adventures" float from the Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. won the Fantasy Trophy for most outstanding display of fantasy and imagination.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

Drum major Lawrence Tudda Honore, 6, leads the Roots of Music Marching Crusaders from New Orleans down Orange Grove Boulevard to join the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Parade watchers take photographs as floats roll down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

The Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band prepares for the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The Stanford University marching band entertains the crowd with some unorthodox instruments.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / Los Angeles Times

Gerald Sapienza and Nicole Angelillo of Chesapeake, Va., kiss after being declared man and wife in a special Rose Parade ceremony. The newlyweds beat out three other couples vying to get married aboard Farmers Insurance’s “The Love Float.”

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band, which is composed of three Marine Bands from around Southern California, marches down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The city of Torrance "Follow Your Dreams" float depicts a young person dreaming of the future.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn.'s float "Dino-Soar" won the Animation Trophy for best animation and motion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dancers entertain the crowd alongside the Kaiser Permanante float.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Stanford University float rolls down Colorado Boulevard.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The start of the Rose Parade on Orange Grove Boulevard heading toward Colorado Boulevard. The Rose Parade has been a Pasadena tradition for more than 120 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

Floats line up on Orange Grove Boulevard before the start of the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

This dog might not be the actual Rose Queen, but it sure is dressing the part as it makes its way down Colorado Boulevard during the the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

"Oh, the Places You'll Go!" is the theme of the 124th Tournament of Roses Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A giant puppet makes its way down the parade route just ahead of a marching band during the the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pageantry kicks off the 2013 Rose Parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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The 124th Tournament of Roses Parade kicked off early on a chilly New Year’s Day morning in Pasadena, with much-anticipated excitement, color and life.

Framework presents the best images of the 2013 Rose Parade as captured by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times.

Enjoy!

8 Comments

  1. January 1, 2013, 11:15 am

    I'm waiting to see the parade!! It's the only show I watch every year!! If I can't see it on tv, I search it on the wide, wide world of web!! My Google-Machine, my computer!! I LOVE the TOR Parade!!!!! I LOVE to see all the flowers and all the ingenuity people use to create the floats!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR! (anyone else eating black eyed peas and bacon?)

    By: Robbiest Cline
  2. January 1, 2013, 11:44 am

    What happened to the Clydesdales?

    By: eddyd3@aol.com
  3. January 1, 2013, 12:57 pm

    Where are the pictures of the horses????? The parade was started by the Hunt Club and horses are a huge tradition so how could you post the parade in pictures and not include a single horse??
    I'm very disappointed

    By: kmmahan@yahoo.com
  4. January 1, 2013, 8:24 pm

    Proud mom of the trombone player in the foreground of this photo! MOC-FV POD! Yay Joseph!

    By: Stolsma@nwciowa.edu
  5. January 1, 2013, 11:28 pm

    THe wonderful marching band in the background is the Riverside Community College Marching Tigers. From Riverside CA of course.

    By: Michelle
  6. January 2, 2013, 1:16 pm

    I think this is my son Mike Smalley !

    By: bernadine
  7. January 3, 2013, 5:42 am

    asi es! Viva Costa Rica!!!

    By: bsrojas@gmail.com
  8. January 3, 2013, 4:59 pm

    ahhh!! SOOO cool! Im the one waving in the front row!! my dad and mom are to the right of me and my fiance on the left!! yahoo!!

    By: Kelly

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