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Raul Rodriguez and his macaw Sebastian will ride on 500th float design

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During the hustle and bustle of preparing for the Holiday Season, it's nice to know that some things remain the same...like anticipating the New Year and the Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA. The Rose Parade, this year, will be held on January 2, 2012.

This years theme of the 123rd Rose Parade is "JUST IMAGINE", and BBON has the inside scoop on one of the Parades most talented, and prolific, designers, Raul R. Rodriguez. Raul, also known as Mr. Rose Parade, is a friend of BBON and has designed, literally, hundreds of magnicificent floats over the years. This years designs include floats for Macy's, Indonesia, Paramount Pictures, Surf's Up, to Our Champion, a float honoring Elizabeth Taylor.  Raul will have eleven floats in this years parade and will be riding on the Indonesia float, marking his 500th float creation. And you can be sure that his beautiful macaw, Sebastian, will be riding along with him.

Take a look at his 2012 float designs and see if you can pick a favorite!

2011 Award Winning Float, designed for China Airlines

Raul Rodriguez Parade Float Concepts Website

Bulldog Surf Audition for 2012 Rose Parade Float

Author :

"Thank you" for visiting Beautiful Brea Old & New (BBON). First & foremost, I am a proud mother & wife. I am also a well-rounded independent contractor. But you can call me an enthusiastic cheerleader, supporting wholeheartedly the City of Brea --a charming town with character & innovation, turning 100 years old in 2017!

  • Carolyn Campbell

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