Rose Parade 2011: Fun Facts

The 122nd Rose Parade will set out on its yearly journey at 8am PST on New Year's Day. How long is the route? Who's the Grand Marshal? Find out here.

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When: Saturday, January 1, 2011, 11am/10c
Where: Pasadena, California
Theme: Building Dreams, Friendships & Memories
TV coverage: Home & Garden Television (HGTV)
Grand Marshal: Paula Deen
Rose Queen: Evanne Friedmann
Length of parade: 5.5 miles
Where it starts: At the corner of Ellis Street and Orange Grove Blvd. in Pasadena
Where it ends: Sierra Madre and Villa Street

Part 2: Other Fun Facts for 2011

The Rose Queen and Rose Princesses have presided over the annual celebration every year since 1930.
Some of the world's most distinguished individuals have served as grand marshal, including Dwight Eisenhower, Bob Hope, Walt Disney, Shirley Temple Black, Bob Newhart, Angela Lansbury, Tom Brokaw, Bill Cosby and Mickey Mouse.

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