The Rose Parade in Photos

Check out the Tournament of Roses from prep to parade as the floats hit Pasadena.

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PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: The Rose Queen, Natalie Anne Innocenzi and her court the on the parade route during the 121st annual Tournment of Roses Parade on January 1, 2010 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Natalie Anne Innocenzi
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Trumpeters ride atop the float announcing the theme for 2010: "A Cut Above The Rest."
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Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, pilot of U.S. Airways flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River early last year, kicks things off as Grand Marshal of the 121st annual Tournment of Roses.
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The Farmers Insurance Group had the starting float.
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Rose Queen Natalie Innocenzi rides with her royal court on their float as they move along Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena.
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The Animation Trophy float featured a plane with a smoky trail made of flowers.
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The Theme Trophy float rides along the parade route during the 121st annual Tournment of Roses Parade.
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The Queen's Trophy float is seen along the parade route during the 121st annual Tournment of Roses Parade.
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Cal Poly University's float, called Jungle Cuts, was awarded the Bob Hope Humor Award.
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VIPS Jack Hanna of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Walter Crawford of the World Bird Sanctuary ride aboard the Sweepstakes Trophy winner "Mountaintop Majesty."
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Dick Van Patten and a furry friend ride on the front of the Natural Balance Pet Foods float as it moves along Colorado Blvd.
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Clydesdale horses lead the Anheuser Busch float down the parade route.
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Another view of the Anheuser Busch float shows it dripping with flowers.
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Members of the Conroe High School Marching Band from Texas make their way down Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena.
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Mexico's Bicentennial float won the award of Judges' Special for most spectacular in Showmanship & Dramatic Impact. Here the float makes it way along Colorado Blvd.
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Pepe LePew hit Colorado Blvd as part of The State of New Mexico's float "Enchantment Is In the Air".
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People spent the night along the parade route to get a front row seat to the parade. Millions of spectators from around the world will celebrate the New Year with the 121st Rose Parade themed 2010: A Cut Above the Rest.
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Just before the parade, floral decorators tend to last minute details on the logo outside the Norton Simon Museum along the route for the 2010 Rose Parade in Pasadena.
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Leading up to the festivities, workers were prepping around the clock. Volunteer Paige Hergenreter works on a float named "All-Star Dreams" in Pasadena.
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Appropriately volunteers work from a beam on a float named "Look Ma...No Hands".
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A crew member works on the Bayer "We Are The Champions" float in preparation for the 2010 Rose Parade.
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Before Pepe Le Pew hit the streets, he came to life in the staging area for this year's Tournament of Roses Parade.
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