Spotlight

A dynamic city centered in beautiful Southern California, Pasadena is a city of discovery – from dining and shopping to theater and art galleries. Pasadena offers the business and recreational traveler a surprising combination of sophisticated charm, culture, history, and fun.

 
 
Muse-ique
Muse/ique - Pasadena Summer of Sound
June 29, July 27, and August 17
Magical evenings and adventures in sound are waiting for you at Muse/ique's summer of sound. Grammy winner, Patti Austin, on June 29, takes us from Gershwin & Ellington to Soul and Paganini. A night of "Moving Pictures" featuring movie music in a whole new way on our July 27th concert, while Motown, Mozart, and More collide when Ellis Hall take the stage on August 17. www.muse-ique.com.
 
California Philharmonic Orchestra’s Festival on the Green
California Philharmonic Orchestra’s Festival on the Green
June 29; July 13 & 27, and August 10 & 24 – 7:30 p.m.
The critically acclaimed CalPhil orchestra features programs that include the Fab Four and offerings like “Andrew Lloyd Webber Meets Puccini.”
Outdoor concerts are held in the spacious infield at Santa Anita, with spectacular views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Enjoy a jumbo video screen, gourmet foods, full bar and a post-concert party. www.calphil.org.
 
Pasadena Marathon
Pasadena Marathon
Sunday, June 30, 2013
The Pasadena Marathon will feature a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids Run. For more information click here.
 
Gold Cup
Gold Cup
July 7, 2013
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) will host the opening doubleheader of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup at the Rose Bowl, featuring reigning Gold Cup champion, Mexico.
 
Jay Z and Justin Timberlake - The Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour
Jay Z and Justin Timberlake - The Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour
July 28, 2013
This historic tour will take place at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Tickets on sale Thursday, February 28.
For information, please click here.
 
Santa Anita Park - Live Thoroughbred Racing
Santa Anita Park - Live Thoroughbred Racing
September 27 - November 3, 2013, Thursdays – Sundays
The first race on weekdays is at 1:00 p.m. The first race on weekends is at 12:30 p.m.
December 26 – April 30, 2013, Thursdays – Sundays
The first race on weekdays is at 1:00 p.m. The first race on weekends is at 12:30 p.m.
285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia
626-574-RACE, www.santaanita.com.
 
The new Pasadena Ice Skating Center is located on the grounds of the Pasadena Convention Center. The regulation-sized rink is the ideal location for public skating, hockey, classes, parties and more!
 
pasadena tours
Pasadena Tours – Explore the best that Pasadena has to offer by experiencing one of our culinary, shopping or architectural tours.
 
Flea Market Finds - Discover a treasure hunters’ paradise in Pasadena twice a month. Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Flea Market is held the second Sunday of every month, rain or shine. For another collection of antiques, records, tools, collectibles, and food, peruse the wares of more than 450 vendors at the Pasadena City College Flea Market.
 
 
Pasadena has a tradition of hosting world-class major events. Click here to view the annual signature events that take place in our city. For a complete list of community events, click here.