2016 Rose Parade
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2016 Rose Parade

Laker girls with the team’s float, “Every Second is an Adventure,” during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Trader Joe’s “Fearless Flyer” (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound, San Diego, Calif. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Kareem Abdul Jabbar waves from the Los Angeles Lakers “Every Second is an Adventure” float. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Led by Sheriff Jim McDonnell, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department marches down Colorado Boulevard with 20 sworn personnel (Mounted Enforcement Detail) on horseback.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
“Soaring Over Paradise” float  (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Nathan Sleade  travels on a zipline across the Dole Rose Parade float Jan. 1 in Pasadena. This photo was taken with a remote camera placed at the top of the zipline.

 (Marcus Yam and Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
The Bachelor float during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Theme Banner float “Find Your Adventure” at the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
United Sikh Mission “A Sikh-American Journey” during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Lutheran Laymen’s League/Lutheran Hour Ministries “Jesus is the Light of the World” float during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
The queen and her court during the 2016 Rose Parade on January 1st, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
City of Los Angeles “Discover Los Angeles” float during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound of San Diego, Calif. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
City of Torrance “What a Purr-fectly Paw-ful Adventure” float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
City of Torrance “What a Purr-fectly Paw-ful Adventure” float. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
City of Los Angeles “Discover Los Angeles” float during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound of San Diego, Calif. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Theme Banner during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Disneyland Resort “Diamond Celebration” float during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
The Iowa Marching Band (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Albany State University Marching Rams (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Downey Rose Float Association"Exploring the Everglades.” (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Union Bank and the American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate “Union of Hearts” float. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
The Stanford Marching Band (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
The Stanford Marching Band (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
2016 Royal Court float (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
The New Buffalo Soldiers (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Kaiser Permanente’s float “Helping Mother Nature Thrive” during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
The 2015 Grand Marshal, Ken Burns, and family ride down Colorado Boulevard in a 1925 Yellowstone Touring Bus during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Albany State University Marching Rams, from Albany, Georgia. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A majorette with the Pasadena City College band during the 2016 Rose Parade. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Disneyland Resort’s float, “Diamond Celebration.” (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The Millennium Falcon rises over the crowd for Disneyland Resort’s “Diamond Celebration”  float.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

“Let Your Imagination Run Wild!” float during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Royal Court float.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Rose Parade Grand Marshal Ken Burns during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Union Bank and the American Heart Assn. Western States Affiliate “Union of Hearts” float.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Isabella Coleman Trophy: Donate Life’s “Treasure Life’s Journey” float.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn.'s “Are We There Yet?” float during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Public Broadcasting Service’s float “Downton Abbey: The Final Adventure” during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Detail of PBS’ float, “Downton Abbey: The Final Adventure.”

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

A flyover by the Air Force B-2 Spirit during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The Western Asset Management Co. float, “Let Your Imagination Run Wild!,” during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. float, “Fishing Follies.”

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

One of the Wells Fargo stagecoaches.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Farmers Insurance Group float “Along for the Ride” during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

South Dakota Department of Tourism “The Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota” float.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

South Dakota Department of Tourism’s float, “The Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota,” during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Miracle-Gro’s float, “Life Starts Here.”

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy patrols during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The queen and her court during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

The New Buffalo Soldiers during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Allen Eagle Escadrille of Allen, Texas, during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

Allen Eagle Escadrille of Allen, Texas, during the 2016 Rose Parade.

 (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)
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