NBC’s Live Coverage of 135th Rose Parade on Jan 1 Hosted by Hoda Kotb & Al Roker

NBC presents the 135th Rose Parade on January 1st, featuring “TODAY” co-anchors Hoda Kotb and Al Roker. This year’s parade includes impressive floats, energetic performers, and live audio description for visually impaired viewers.

NBC presents 135th Rose Parade with Hoda Kotb and Al Roker

NBC will air the 135th Rose Parade Presented by Honda on New Year’s Day. Hoda Kotb and Al Roker, hosts of NBC’s “TODAY” show, will be the broadcast booth commentators.

This year’s parade will feature 75-feet long and 35-feet high floats with special effects like pyrotechnics, smoke, waterfalls, streamers, and bubbles.

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With over 80,000 hours of volunteer labor, the iconic parade is put on by the approximately 1,000 members of the Tournament of Roses, who are known as White Suiters. Now, final preparations are under way. The magnificent floral floats of this year can reach heights of 35 feet and lengths of 75 feet. Stunning pyrotechnics, smoke, waterfall, streamer, and bubble effects will adorn the spectacular floats.

Returning to its usual format, the parade will kick off with a breathtaking B-2 Spirit flyover. Hundreds of energetic performers, including 21 marching bands from the US and around the world, will then entertain spectators. In addition to the world-renown Rose Queen and her Rose Court, the parade features eighteen equestrian teams, the United States Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard, and other notable participants.

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\Voice description for the blind and visually impaired will be offered through the SAP channel.

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