New Year’s Day Programming - 2018

New Year’s Day Programming - 2018

Airing Monday, January 1, 2018

RFD-TV kicks off the New Year with a line-up of two LIVE parades on January 1st, starting with London’s New Year’s Day Parade at 7:00 a.m. ET. Then ring in the new year with the spectacle and splendor of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade at 11 a.m. EST. The fun kicks off with a pre-show starting at 10:30 a.m. ET LIVE from Pasadena, California. 

The London New Year’s Day Parade
7 AM ET | 6 AM CT | 5 AM MT | 4 AM PT

Strike up the band, set the lights and get ready to raise the curtains! Ring in 2018 with our friends from across the pond as we air the 32nd Annual London New Year’s Day Parade. Watch live on RFD-TV as we provide you a glimpse of the spectacular performers, colorful floats, dancers, acrobats, cheerleaders, marching bands, and historic vehicles assemble in the heart of London. More than 8,000 performers from numerous nations will make their way along the 2.2-mile route. Among the participants will be 20 marching bands and 1,500 cheerleaders from the United States. The 2018 theme for the London New Year’s Day Parade is “ShowTime!” The parade features more than 8,000 performers, more than 20 American marching bands, and 1,500 cheerleaders among the participants along the 2.2-mile route.

The 2018 Rose Parade Pre-Show
10:30 AM ET | 9:30 AM CT | 8:30 AM MT | 7:30 AM PT

The 129th Rose Parade, presented by Honda, returns with meteorologist Christina Loren of RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Channel 147 and veteran host Pam Minick from “American Rancher” and “Gentle Giants.” The Pre-Show will take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the floats, performers, marching bands, horses, and myriad other special attractions as they all get ready to take their places in the spectacle that is the Tournament of Roses Parade, held annually in Pasadena, California.

The 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade
11 AM ET | 10 AM CT | 9 AM MT | 8 AM PT

Welcome the New Year with the spectacle and splendor of the Rose Parade! RFD-TV will air the parade on Monday, January 1, 2018, starting at 11:00 AM ET.  Watch the incredible floats, bands and more as they make their way through sunny Pasadena, California. 

This year, we are proud to team up with AgPhD for their Rose Parade debut with a “Salute to Farmers” float! The incredible 110' long float will include 100 farmers from across the USA as riders (a Rose Parade record!) and showcase how farmers and ranchers touch us every day. 2018 marks a big year for Ag PhD as they celebrate their 20th year on RFD-TV and a five-year anniversary on RURAL RADIO Channel 147!

RFD-TV will kick-off our coverage with the 2018 Rose Parade Pre-Show at 10:30 AM ET on January 2. 
New Year’s Day events will also be broadcast live on The Cowboy Channel and on RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM.  

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Frankly and RFDTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , and Ad Choices .