Camellias at Descanso Gardens

North America’s largest camellia collection is in full bloom this month.


Arroyo Seco Weekend

After a successful inaugural music festival, Arroyo Seco Weekend returns in June!



Los Angeles artists takeover Old Pasadena with temporary art installations.


ArtNight Pasadena

Experience a free evening of art and music as Pasadena’s most prominent cultural institutions open their doors to the public.


Winds from Fusang

View the first major exhibition to explore the influence of Latin American art on contemporary Chinese art.


Smartphone App

Pasadena’s brand new mobile app is available for free download on the App Store and Android Market.

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Metro Gold Line

There’s a beautiful light rail train that connects Pasadena with Downtown Los Angeles.

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Watch: ArtNight Pasadena

Get a sneak peak of ArtNight Pasadena, where many of our museums and galleries are open free to the public.

Watch: The Gamble House

The filmmaker behind The Lion King and Beauty & the Beast made a documentary about the Gamble House.

Watch: California's Hidden Gem

There’s a lot to be discovered for those who venture off the beaten path.

Watch: Craftsman Weekend

Pasadena is home to the largest event honoring the American Arts & Crafts Movement, play the video to learn more.

Watch: BoldPas

Local artists takeover Old Pasadena for an evening of art and exploring.

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Upcoming Events

Celebrating Spring at Descanso Gardens


Cherry Blossoms and Flowers in Bloom Descanso Gardens is celebrating Spring the entire…

Dreaming the Universe


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America’s Got Talent


Join the Live Audience Attend the filming of NBC's hit show America's Got…

2018 Pasadena International Film Festival


PIFF The 2018 Pasadena International Film Festival takes place Wednesday, March 7th through…

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