Dimas Cervantez, from Rancho Cucamonga, marks a spot for his family and friends along Colorado Boulevard on Thursday morning to watch the Rose Parade on Friday.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Christianna Watkins, 12, right, from Lake Elsinore, and her friends play a card game sitting along Colorado Boulevard in advance of Friday’s parade.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Jamie Hearn, all bundled up to beat early morning cold, holds a spot along Colorado Boulevard prior to the Rose Parade.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Pasadena police officers patrol Colorado Boulevard prior to the Rose Parade.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Workers and volunteers scramble to finish Rose Parade floats in a warehouse in Irwindale.(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Workers and volunteers scramble to finish Rose Parade floats in a warehouse in Irwindale on Wednesday.(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
A float decorator for 30 years, Lorraine Matza of North Hollywood applies moss with glue to a hummingbird on the Kaiser float for the Rose Parade.(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers decorate the California Milk float in Irwindale.(Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Volunteers work on Rose Parade float decorations in Irwindale.(Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Students from Arroyo High School decorate the Kiehl’s Rose Parade float in Irwindale.(Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
The Rose Parade has kicked off on this New Year's Day on South Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena. The parade will last about two hours. Here are the parade participants in the order they'll appear. If a float won a trophy, you will see that award noted next to the name.
Flyover by Air Force B-2 Spirit
Sound and Pace Car
The Adventure Begins
American Honda: “Nature's Hope,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
U.S. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard
U.S. Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band
South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn. “Fishing Follies” | Winner of the National award for best depiction of life in the U.S.
Spirit of the West Riders, Leona Valley, Calif.
Allen Eagle Escadrille, Allen, Texas
Western Asset Management Co.: “Let Your Imagination Run Wild!” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Wells Fargo Stagecoaches, Los Angeles
Public Broadcasting Service: “Downton Abbey: The Final Adventure,” Paradise Parade Floats | Winner of the Queen's Trophy for use and display of roses in concept, design and presentation
Farmers Insurance Group: “Along for the Ride,” Phoenix Decorating Co. | Winner of the Craftsman Trophy for exceptional achievement in showmanship and dramatic impact
Tournament of Roses President Mike Matthiessen
National Park Service equestrian unit
Wyoming All-State Marching Band
Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal Ken Burns
South Dakota Department of Tourism: “The Great Faces and Great Places of South Dakota,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Dakota Thunder Shires, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Miracle-Gro: “Life Starts Here,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Governor's Trophy for best depiction of life in California
Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Herald Trumpets
2016 Royal Court Float
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament, Buena Park
Albany State University Marching Rams
Kaiser Permanente: “Helping Mother Nature Thrive,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Grand Marshal's Trophy for excellence in creative concept and design
The New Buffalo Soldiers, Shadow Hills, Calif.
Virginia Military Institute Regimental Band and Pipes, Lexington, Va.
WVU Medicine Children's Hospital: “Wild and Wonderful,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Kiehl's since 1851: “The Beauty of Adventure,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Crown City Innovation award for use of imagination and innovation to advance the "art of float design"
Toho High School Green Band, Nagoya, Japan
Downey Rose Float Assn.: “Exploring the Everglades” | Winner of the Founders' Trophy for most beautiful float decorated by volunteers
Scripps Miramar Saddlebreds, San Diego
Union Bank and American Heart Assn. Western States Affiliate “Union of Hearts,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Marching Band
Donate Life: “Treasure Life's Journey,” Paradise Parade Floats | Winner of the Isabella Coleman award for presentation of color and color harmony through floral use
Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn. “Are We There Yet?” | Winner of the Theme award
The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
Northwestern Mutual: “Dancing Into Adventure,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Past Presidents Trophy for creative design and use of floral and non-floral materials
102nd Rose Bowl Game University of Iowa float presented by Northwestern Mutual
102nd Rose Bowl Game University of Iowa band
Destination Irvine, Irvine Chamber of Commerce: “Innovation Rocks,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Valley Hunt Club, Pasadena
Mayor of Pasadena Terry Tornek
Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band
American Armenian Rose Float Assn. Inc.: “Discover America,” Phoenix Decorating Co
102nd Rose Bowl Game Stanford University float presented by Northwestern Mutual
102nd Rose Bowl Game Stanford University band
American Endurance Ride Conference
City of Hope: “The Miracle of Science With Soul,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Lions Clubs International: “Camps for All Abilities,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Disneyland Resort: “Diamond Celebration,” AES | Winner of the Extraordinaire Trophy for most spectacular float
The Norco Cowgirls & Little Miss Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team
2015 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Inductees
City of Los Angeles: “Discover Los Angeles,” Phoenix Decorating Co. | Winner of the Mayor's award for most outstanding city entry
L.A. Unified School District All-District High School Honor Band
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Los Angeles Lakers: “Every Second Is an Adventure,” Paradise Parade Floats | Winner of the Judges' Special for spectacular showmanship and dramatic impact
Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee Inc.: “Working Together for Peace,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Aguilas Doradas Marching Band, Puebla, Mexico
Martinez family, Aguanga, Calif.
Cal-Nev-Ha District of Kiwanis International: “Children…Our Treasure,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Trader Joe's: “Fearless Flyer,” Phoenix Decorating Co. | Winner of the Fantasy award for outstanding display of fantasy and imagination)
Saratoga High School Marching Band and Color Guard, Saratoga, Calif.
Shriners Hospitals for Children: “Fezzy Races to Adventure,” Phoenix Decorating Co. | Winner of the Tournament Volunteers Trophy for best floral design, 35 feet and shorter
Calizona Appaloosa Horse Club, Phelan, Calif.
La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn.: “Up a Creek” | Winner of the Bob Hope Humor award
Singpoli Group: “Marco Polo East Meets West,” Paradise Parade Floats | Winner of the Sweepstakes Trophy for most beautiful entry in the parade
Trojan Pride band, Jenks, Okla.
Sierra Madre Rose Float Assn.: “Rollin' on the River” | Winner for best animation and motion
AIDS Healthcare Foundation: “A Girl's World of Adventure,” Fiesta Parade Floats
Franklin Regional High School Panther Band, Murrysville, Pa.
City of Glendale: “Getting There Is Half the Fun,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Cal Poly Universities: “Sweet Shenanigans” | Winner of the Lathrop K. Leishman award for most beautiful non-commercial float
Ft. Sill Artillery Half Section, Ft. Sill, Okla.
Dole: “Soaring Over Paradise,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of Directors' award for outstanding artistic merit in design and floral presentation)
Punahou Marching Band, Honolulu
California Milk Advisory Board: “Adventures in Real Food,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Tournament Special Trophy for merit in multiple classifications
Hermanos Banuelos Charro Team, Altadena
China Airlines: “Venture to Majestic Taiwan,” AES | Winner of the International award for a float from outside the U.S.
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Rose Float: “The Tree of Life's Adventures,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
William Mason High School Marching Band, Mason, Ohio
The Bachelor: “Love Is the Greatest Journey,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the President's award for most effective floral use
City of Torrance: “What a Purr-fectly Paw-ful Adventure,” Fiesta Parade Floats | Winner of the Princess' Trophy for most beautiful, 35 feet and shorter
Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound, San Diego
United Sikh Mission: “A Sikh-American Journey,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment, Ft. Hood, Texas
City of Alhambra: “Parks Make Life Better,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Lutheran Laymen's League/Lutheran Hour Ministries: “Jesus Is the Light of the World,” Phoenix Decorating Co.
Wells Fargo closing show
Long Beach Mounted Police
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8:47 a.m.: This story was updated to note award-winning floats
This article was originally published at noon on Dec. 31.