One of the oldest Shakespeare Club traditions is the association with the Tournament of Roses which began in 1897 with Club contributions to prizes each year and serving picnic lunches in Tournament Park to visitors.
The Club entered its first float, a decorated carriage, in 1906, and had four prize-winning floats in the years 1929 through 1932.
The Rose Queen’s Luncheon, held the first Tuesday in February, is the final event each year for the Queen and the Royal Court. It has been a Club and TOR tradition since 1952.