Led by legendary film maker, George Lucas, the 118th Rose Parade celebrated the theme Our Good Nature on Monday, January 1, 2007. The Parade began with an exciting opening show featuring Tony Award winning actress, Kristin Chenoweth, Tournament of Roses President Paul L. Holman and Miss America. Parade highlights include the Star Wars Spectacular which featured two floats, 200 storm troopers and the Grambling University marching band.
The 93rd Rose Bowl Game featured no. 5 ranked USC defeating no. 3 ranked Michigan 32-18 in a traditional Pac-10 versus Big Ten match-up.