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Online Auction to Benefit City Rose Parade Float

Shoppers who want to bid on auction items at the Online Crunch Time Auction, sponsored by the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses, can now preview what is being offered at
The auction opens for bidding at 12 a.m. on Dec. 27 and closes at noon on Jan. 1.
More than 70 auction items are being offered online. These include valuable lessons, sought-after sports and theatre tickets, restaurant certificates, jewelry, services and other premium prizes.
Auctions, both live and silent, will also be part of the annual Crunch Time Party. This fundraiser for the float will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 29 at the War Memorial Building. For tickets, visit
Proceeds from all fundraisers will go toward expenses for the South Pasadena Tournament of Roses float, which is estimated to be $150,000. “Boogie Fever,” the city’s 2024 float, is now being decorated at the War Memorial Building for the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1. Volunteers who want to help can visit

First published in the December 22 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.

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