Set in Stone: Rose Mosaic to be unveiled at Brick Bash

The cement has been poured, the bricks have been set and after weeks of construction, the first installment of the rose mosaic located just outside of Gate A at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena will be revealed July 1 at a “Brick Bash” from 6 – 9 p.m.

Brought to life by the joint efforts of the Tournament of Roses® and Legacy Connections, the Brick Campaign enables sports fans and community members to become part of the stadium’s rich history, one brick at a time, by purchasing and engraving the bricks used to make the mosaic.

The rose mockup template pictured spans 90’ long and 88’ high and took four men two days to install.

The rose mockup template pictured spans 90’ long and 88’ high and took four men two days to install.

Adding to the stadium’s timeless appeal, the 27,000 brick mosaic is located outside of Gate A in the plaza leading to the main entrance. Football fans even have the option to position their bricks in designated locations for their preferred Big Ten and Pac-12 teams.

In addition to looking for his brick, Tournament of Roses President Rich Chinen will be part of a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6:45 p.m. with Mayor of Pasadena Bill Bogaard, Rose Bowl Operating Company Board of Directors President Victor Gordo and Chair of the Philanthropic Rose Bowl Legacy Campaign Andrea Van de Kamp.

Did you buy a brick? Find yours in the mosaic during the Brick Bash. Wish you had? Click here to order and personalize yours today to make the second installment!

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