Welcome to live coverage of the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. Reporters will be providing full coverage of the parade from photos to tweets to video and more throughout New Year's Day.

The parade starts promptly at 8 a.m. PDT on New Year's Day but our live coverage begins now as we talk to spectators who eagerly await for the floats to travel down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena.

Use the live blog above to follow along or ask questions about the parade.

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For more on the parade, check out our preview coverage of both it and the Rose Bowl:

Rose Parade

Rose Bowl

And check out our special magazine, The Rose, online.

Follow along with us by using the commenting function above and tell us what you think of the floats, ask questions and engage others in discussion.

ROSE PARADE ROUTE MAP

Curious about where the floats will travel through Pasadena? Here is a map of the Rose Parade route and items nearby of note and necessity.

ROSE PARADE PHOTO GALLERIES

Float preparationsBandfest, the Parade and more. All our photo galleries that are Rose Parade related.

QUEEN ANA MARIE ACOSTA

Acosta, an Altadena resident, grew up wanting to be Rose Queen. She got her wish. Learn more about this year's Rose Parade Queen.

GRAND MARSHAL VIN SCULLY

Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who will be riding down Colorado Boulevard this year, sat down with sports reporter Tom Hoffarth for a question and answer session.