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The Grand Floral Parade is the highlight of the annual Portland Rose Festival, a hugely popular flower festival that has been bringing crowds to Portland to smell the roses every summer since 1907.
The Grand Floral Parade is watched live on the streets by
crowds of up to half a million, making this the second largest
parade of it's type anywhere in the country, with only the new
year's day Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena surpassing it.
The parade features many floral floats as well as marching bands, vintage vehicles, dancers and other performers equestrian units and the iconic Crown Prince of the parade. The parade is also this year being streamed live online, see below for details on how to watch on TV or as a live stream.
The Grand Floral Parade starts at the Memorial Coliseum and before crossing the river and
travelling to downtown Portland via a parade route that is a total of
4.2 miles long.
Tickets to watch the parade at the Memorial Coliseum are available online here.
The Grand Marshal for the 2016 Grand Floral Parade has been announced as the Portland Timbers, the 2015 MLS Cup Champions.
The Grand Floral Parade is being shown live on local TV channel
Fox 12 Oregon, which you can also watch online via their live
webcast stream, bringing the event to a truly global audience:
Portland Rose Festival streaming
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