The "A Sea of Sand" float was preceded by 4 thoroughbred Arabian horses and two camels, "ships of the desert." In addition to its title, the float also bears the floral sign "The Dessert Playground." A woman in a bathing suit stands on the float, braving the rain. The float was entered by the city of Palm Springs.
The "A Vista Calavo" float featuring a large half avocado with Marie Harmon seated in the center. Three children, Dona Lee Hoskins, Carol Haas and Mary Hildebrandt play on a bank of flowers. The float was entered by city of San Diego and is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Adohr-able Nymphs" float with Father Neptune driving 3 life-size white horses with a large shell behind him. The places for 30 nymphs are empty due to the heavy rain. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by Adohr Milk Farms.