130th Anniversary of the Tournament of Roses Parade

Departure Date: Saturday, December 29th, 2018          Return Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Tour Length: 5 Days/4 Nights (ME)

Celebrate the New Year at the Rose Parade in sunny Southern California. You will have reserved seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade. You’ll also have the option to choose how you would like to spend two of the days! On December 30, you will have a chance to see the floats being decorated before the parade and enjoy lunch and admission to the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens OR visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library with a docent led tour and White House luncheon under the wings of Air Force One OR spend the day on Balboa Island in Newport Beach. On December 31, choose from a day on Catalina Island OR Warner Bros. Studios Tour and Hollywood City Tour OR visit the Mission San Juan Capistrano and Richard Nixon Presidential Library for docent led tours (your choices are included in the tour price). Celebrate New Year’s Eve at our private party, and spend all four nights at the Hotel Irvine.

Day One, Saturday, December 29, 2018:

Today, you will arrive in California (Orange County, Long Beach or Los Angeles Airport) no later than 4:00pm.  Transfer to Hotel Irvine, your home for the next four nights. After you have settled in, join your co-travelers for a Welcome Dinner.


Day Two, Sunday, December 30, 2018:

Newport BeachEnjoy a hearty breakfast buffet at the hotel before you choose how to spend their day. See the finishing touches being applied to the parade floats, followed by lunch and admission at the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens OR visit the Reagan Presidential Library for a docent led tour and White House luncheon. This evening is at your leisure. Take the free shuttle service to Downtown Disney® and have dinner on your own at one of the unique restaurants, enjoy free live entertainment and plenty of shopping!

(Breakfast and Lunch on all tour options)

Day Three, Monday, December 31, 2018:

Start your day with a buffet breakfast before heading off to your choice of attractions.  Spend your day at Warner Bros. Studios Tour and Hollywood City Tour, OR drinks-1283608_640 enjoy the day on Catalina Island.  This evening ring in the New Year with your newfound friends at a private New Year’s Eve gala event. Put on your dancing shoes as a live band fills the room with sounds from yesterday and today and enjoy the fun of a live “Monte Carlo” style casino. Enjoy a spectacular dinner and champagne toast to celebrate the dawning of a New Year. 

(Breakfast and Dinner)

Day Four, Tuesday, January 1, 2019:

Parade SmallAfter breakfast, depart for the event you came for, the Tournament of Roses Parade. Take your reserved premium grandstand seats along Colorado Boulevard and view the animated floats, the precision of the marching bands and the equestrian teams as you become part of an event that is seen throughout the world by millions. A souvenir program and seat cushion is included.

After the parade, you will return to the hotel for a special Southern California Backyard BBQ. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a special movie night "under the stars." Bring your picnic dinner (on own) from the Marketplace along with a good bottle of wine and dine under the stars!

(Breakfast and Lunch)

Day Five, Wednesday, January 2, 2019:

After breakfast, you’ll bid farewell to new friends and be transferred back to the airport for your flight home.


Departure Date: Saturday, December 29th, 2018          Return Date: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Tour Length: 5 Days/4 Nights

Your Package Includes:

  • 4 Nights accommodations
  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners

Your choice of activities on December 30th:

  1. Finishing touches added to the parade floats and the Huntington Library and the Botanical Gardens (Lunch included)
  2. Visit the Reagan Presidential Library with lunch at the Air Force One Pavilion

Your choice of activities on December 31st:

  1. Warner Brothers Studios Tour and Hollywood City Tour
  2. Day on Catalina Island
  • Private New Year’s Eve Gala Celebration
  • A glass of champagne.
  • Reserved seats at the 129th annual Rose Parade including a blanket and souvenir program
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Full time Tour Manager
  • Motor coach transportation
  • Taxes and Gratuities (Note: Gratuities for coach driver, tour manager and local guides are not included and at your discretion based on service.)

Pricing Information:

  • Prices start from: 1,695.00 per person double occupancy.

Note: Above price does not included roundtrip air transportation to and from Los

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