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.
- The city’s original commercial hub in the 19th century, Old Pasadena today is a bustling urban center with top-rated restaurants, boutiques, exclusive national retailers, and exciting nightlife filling itsVictorian-, Mission Revival-, and Art Deco-era buildings.
626-356-9725 - oldpasadena.org
One Colorado -
Nestled in the heart of Old Pasadena, One Colorado is a creative square where 19th-century architecture meets superlative shopping, elegant alfresco dining, and free outdoor film festivals, live music, and art events.
626-564-1066 - onecolorado.com
- Located in the Civic Center along historic Colorado Boulevard, Paseo Colorado is an open-air marketplace featuring shops, restaurants, an upscale grocery store, a movie theater, and trendy lofts.
626-795-8891 - paseocoloradopasadena.com
- If you’re looking for an eclectic mix of antique sellers, museums, bookstores, restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops, all enhanced with culture and 1920s architecture, the Playhouse District is one place you’ll want to visit.
626-744-0340 - playhousedistrict.org
South Lake Avenue -
A European-style tree-lined avenue, the South Lake district is flanked by a mixture of Pasadena institutions as well as brand-name stores and restaurants.The 10-block area winds its way between Colorado and California boulevards.
626-792-1259 - southlakeavenue.org
Acres of Antiques
- Find vintage classics in a plethora of Pasadena shops. Pasadena is a haven for antique collectors; The Pasadena Antique Center and Annex alone boasts 130 dealers in 40,000 square feet. You’ll find fine furniture, jewelry, art, and rare books dating from the turn of the century through mid-century.
626-449-7706 - pasadenaantiquecenter.com
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.
Museum Mementos - Bring a bit of culture home with you. Tasteful and sophisticated, local museum stores’ exclusive inventories make for unusual keepsakes. Stop by the gift shops at the Norton Simon and The Huntington Library. Check out the Pasadena Museum of History store for year-round Tournament of Roses® memorabilia.