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Rose Parade – Mayflower Float

January 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

America’s most iconic ship will participate in America’s most iconic parade January 1, 2020 in Pasadena, California.

The dramatic true story behind the building of Mayflower II

MAYFLOWER will set sail in 2020 by floating in the Tournament of Roses®  Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year’s Day,  thanks to the efforts of the California Mayflower Society.

Mayflower II is an exact replica of that famous ship and the story behind its creation is the topic of a new best selling book, The Wicked Pilgrim by Randal Charlton.

Image courtesy of California Mayflower Society

The Rose®  Parade will be carried LIVE on television networks reaching 120 million U.S. Television Households starting at 11 AM Eastern Time January 1, 2020.

30 Million Americans can trace their ancestry to Mayflower passengers.   Many of those descendants will be among the millions of people who will watch the ship and hear her story as major television networks from around the world cover the parade live.  The Rose®  Parade will also be carried LIVE on television networks worldwide.

The flower-covered float will tell the story of Mayflower’s voyage in 1620, and kick off a year of events celebrating her 400th Anniversary.   Other key 2020 celebrations will be held in Boston,   Plymouth and Provincetown, Massachusetts.

How to watch Mayflower float (2019 coverage, subject to change in 2020)

  • ABC –  Parade coverage will begin at 8:30 AM PT on Jan. 1.
  • NBC –  Parade coverage will begin at 8:30 AM PT on Jan. 1.
  • ESPN – The  parade will air on ESPN at 8:00 AM PT on Jan 1.
  • Univision –  Parade coverage will begin at 8:00 AM PT on Jan 1.

Learn how you can become part of the 2020 Mayflower story.


January 1, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Pasadena, CA
Green Street and Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91184 United States
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