It’s a tradition that dates back to 1891, and has only been canceled three times, during World War II. But now the Rose Parade has been put on hold for a fourth time, and plans for this year’s event — including the theme (“Dream. Believe. Achieve.”), royal court and selected floats and bands — have been rolled over to 2022.
In its place, the Tournament of Roses Association has produced a two-hour pre-taped special, “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration,” which will air at 8 a.m. New Year’s morning on Ktla in Los Angeles, as well as nationally on the networks that normally air the live parade: ABC,