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Pasadena, California (U.S.)

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[California flag] image located by Esteban Rivera, 19 January 2018

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Description of the flag

The flag is a blue horizontal flag with the City Seal in the middle, as seen here: Of Pasadena Flag.jpg (source: An actual flag can be seen in this video, at 4:36 onwards (third flag from left to right), 4:46 (onwards), 46:10 (onwards) during a speech by the City Mayor in 2014.
Esteban Rivera, 19 January 2018


[California flag] image located by Paul Bassinson, 30 May 2019

The word Pasadena literally means “valley” in the Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian language, but it has been interpreted to mean “Crown of the Valley” and “Key of the Valley,” hence the adoption of both the crown and the key in the official City Seal.
Esteban Rivera, 19 January 2018

Rose Parade

The (Pasadena) Tournament of Roses, also known as the "Rose Parade" also has its own flag:

"The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday). The parade includes flower-covered floats, marching bands, and equestrian units and is followed by the Rose Bowl (college football) Game (official website: It is produced by the nonprofit Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. Originally started on January 1, 1890. The Rose Bowl is a college football game that was added in 1902 to help fund the cost of staging the parade"
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The Pasadena Tournament of Roses, "Rose Parade"'s flag is the rose logo over a white horizontal flag, as seen here (flag on the foreground):

Here's a variant of the flag, featuring the official copyrighted logo with the name below: over a white horizontal flag and a yellow fringe around, as seen here:
Esteban Rivera, 19 January 2018