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These were the 6 best moments of the 2018 Rose Parade

By in Press Enterprise on January 1, 2018

By Samantha Bush

The 129th Rose Parade has completed it’s trip down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena.

The 2018 version of the annual New Year’s Day parade was a big one — there were big bands, fireworks, pandas and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Here were the highlights of the 2018 Rose Parade.

Todrick Hall’s opening act

YouTuber and Broadway performer Todrick Hall opened the parade with crowd-pleasing song and dance alongside a marching band, a green screen, fireworks and more dancers.

Todrick Hall’s opening show for the 2018 Rose Parade was a huge hit

B-2 Flyover

A B-2 Stealth Bomber flies over the Rose Parade each year to kick off the New Year’s Day celebration, but it never gets old.

This year was extra special because two F-35s flew alongside the bomber.

B2 Bomber and two B35’s on the flyover. That’ll do Rose Parade.

— JJH (@jjhiler) January 1, 2018

#RoseParade 😱

— Maria Cavassuto (@mariacavassuto) January 1, 2018

Kike Hernandez

Dodger utility player Kike Hernandez and his father, along with Fred Claire, former general manager for the Dodgers ride the City of Hope float in the parade. The trio was doing their part to raise awareness for the City of Hope’s cancer research efforts.

Dodger Kike Hernandez and his dad were in the 2018 Rose Parade to raise awareness for cancer research

Earth, Wind & Fire

Todrick Hall got the parade off to a rocking start, but legendary soul band Earth, Wind & […]    

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