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SLIDESHOW: Rose Bowl parade

7:05 AM, Jan 3, 2012   |    comments
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The U S Bank float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The Fantasy Trophy float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: Rose Parade performers participate in the 123rd Annual Rose Parade on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The Isabella Coleman Trophy float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The X- Box 360 float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The 2012 Tournament of Roses Queen and her court float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The Enchated Paradise float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The City of La Canada Flintridge float participates in the 123rd Annual Rose Parade on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
  • Winner's of the Queen's Award from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation with their float 'Our Champion' makes its way during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Following the end of the official parade, hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Rose Queen Drew Washington waves from a float during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Following the end of the official parade, hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The US Marine Corps Colour Guard march at the start of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Following the end of the official parade, hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The 'Dinosaurs in L.A.'s Backyard!' float from Crown City Innovation makes its way during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Following the end of the official parade, hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The University of Winconsin float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • Supporters of the Occupy movement hold placards while marching behind the last official float during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The 'Happy Trails' float from RFD-TV makes its way during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Following the end of the official parade, hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Participants on horseback hold US flags during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, at the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A passing band is shouted at while marching past a Occupy movement demonstrators during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, at the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Winner of the International Award for most beautiful entry outside the 50 United States and D.C, China Airline's 'Spirit of Prosperity and Harmony' parades down the road during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, at the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should
  • Occupy movement demonstrators march behind the last official float during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, at the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The Arcadia High School Band perform during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, following the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • The All-Lubbock Marching Band perform during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, following the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Occupy movement demonstrators hold placards and shout slogans during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, following the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Paramount Picture's '100 Years of Movie Magic' float parade along during the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on January 2, 2012 in California. Hundreds of people joined the Occupy Octopus in marching along Colorado Blvd., holding placards ands shouting slogans in support of the Occupy movement, at the end of the official parade. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The Los Angeles Unified School District All District Band on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The University of Winconsin Marching Band on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The City of Glendale float on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: The Los Angeles Unified School District All District Band on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: Recording artist Kenny G performs on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: Protesters demonstrate on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 02: A performer dances on the parade route during the 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
    
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Parade-watchers noticed something out of the ordinary during Monday's Rose Parade in Southern California. Occupy demonstrators, with signs in hand, protesting economic inequality. The Los Angeles Times reports, most people in the crowd ignored the protesters. The demonstration was peaceful.

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