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Preparations underway for the 129th Rose Parade

A group of volunteers work on the Amazon float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Preparations underway for the 129th Rose Parade

A group of volunteers work on the Amazon float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

An army of volunteers have descended on pavilions in Irwindale and Pasadena to decorate floats for the 129th Rose Parade on New Year’s Day.

With the parade a little more than a week away, it is now crunch time for the volunteers to get floats ready by parade time.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Mary Yarbrough, left, Emily Novak and Katie Sun sort gerbera daisies for Cal Poly float at Paradiso Parade Floats for upcoming Rose Parade in Pasadena.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

A group of volunteers work on the Amazon float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Susi Farrell works on a star for Cal Poly float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

A group of volunteers work on Donate Life float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

A group of volunteers work on Singpoli float at Paradiso Parade Floats in Pasadena.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Kelly Nassiri works on a parrot for Riverside Mission Inn float on the first day of Rose Parade 2018 floats decorating that started at Fiesta Parade Floats in Irwindale.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Carol Ishimatsu decorates Scotts Miracle-Gro float at Fiesta Parade Floats in Irwindale.

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Mary Jo and Don Kohlmiller, who have volunteering for last 25 years, decorate a frog for City of Torrance float at Fiesta Parade Floats in Irwindale.


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