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Entertainment & Events in Pasadena, California

Special Events

  • Beckman & Ramo Auditoriums 626-395-4652
    322 South Michigan Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Open from October to May, these auditoriums provide a wide range of entertainment, including lectures, travel films, concerts, comedy, and performances. more

  • Pasadena Conference Center 626-793-2122
    300 East Green Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    A large number of events, shows, and entertainment are scheduled at this conference center each year, including antique shows, art auction, collectible shows, and the annual "Star Trek" Convention. more

  • Celebration on Colorado Street Bridge 626-441-6333
    1011 Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    This event takes place each July and it features non-stop live entertainment, vintage automobiles, delicious cuisine from Pasadena restaurants, and children's activities and exhibits.


  • UA Marketplace 6 626-795-1386
    64 West Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    This cinema features first-run Holllywood movies and critically acclaimed films, plus it features comfortable seating and a large concession stand. more

  • Laemmle Playhouse 7 626-844-6500
    673 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Located in Playhouse District
    Enjoy critically acclaimed, independent feature films while at this beautiful theatre. more

  • United Artists Theatre 626-444-3456
    64 West Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Located in Old Pasadena
    This six screen movie theatre features top, new movies in an intimate setting. A snack bar is also on site. more

Night Life

  • Ice House, The 626-577-1894
    24 North Mentor Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Established in 1960, this famous comedy and music night spot has been the host to famous comedians, such as Steve Martin, Robin Williams, and Lily Tomlin. Many top stand-up comics continue to perform at this fine, live entertainment venue.

  • Moose McGillycuddy's 626-304-9955
    119 East Colorado Boulevard
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    One of Pasadena's best nightclubs , this club has features including a large dance floor, live music, and DJs playing music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. There are also five big screen TVs and 27 smaller TVs for all of the sports enthusiasts.

  • Ice House Comedy Club, The 626-577-1894
    24 North Mentor Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    The Ice House Comedy Club is "America's oldest club to continuously feature stand-up comedians." more

Concerts & Performances

  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium 626-449-7360
    300 East Green Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 3,000 seat auditorium was built in 1931 and it hosts many musicals, ballet performances, and cultural events throughout the year.

Plays & Productions

  • Knightsbridge Theatre, The 626-440-0821
    35 South Raymond Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Enjoy live year round presentations of classic Broadway and off-Broadway productions which are performed in this intimate theatre. more

  • Pasadena Playhouse 626-356-7529
    39 South El Molino Avenue (Box Office)
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    The Pasadena Playhouse has been "one of the great institutions of the American theatre since 1917." more

  • Pasadena Shakespeare Company 626-564-8564
    1000 Fremont Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Located at Fremont Center Theatre
    This professional theatre company performs a large variety of Shakespeare plays during their season from January through November. more

  • Boston Court Performing Arts Center 626-683-6883 (Box Office)
    70 North Mentor Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    Boston Court Performing Arts Center is "dedicated to presenting works that are creative, bold and daring." more

Art Exhibits

  • Absolut Chalk 626-440-7379
    100 North Garfield Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Located at Pasadena City Hall in Centennial Square
    This two day event takes place each June and it features over 500 artists, hundreds of colorful chalk murals, live cultural music, a farmers market, outdoor art gallery, silent art auction, and a variety of food. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Old Pasadena Jazz Festival 818-771-5544
    Located at Brookside Park in Old Pasadena
    A multiple-day July jazz festival that has features including great jazz and R&B music, as well as international food and arts and crafts vendors. more

Sporting Events

  • Rose Bowl Stadium 626-577-3100
    1001 Rose Bowl Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Built in 1922, this world famous stadium is the home of the UCLA Bruins football team and the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team. The annual Rose Bowl Game is played here. more

  • UCLA Bruins Football 310-825-2101
    1001 Rose Bowl Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Located at the Rose Bowl Stadium
    Watch exciting college football action as the UCLA Bruins play at this stadium during their season from September through November. more

  • Santa Anita Park 626-574-RACE
    285 West Huntington Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91007
    Located in Arcadia
    Enjoy the best in Thoroughbred horse racing at this venue that also offers free guided tram tours through the stable areas. Racing seasons are from October to mid-November and from late December to April. more


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