Performing Arts

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

Memorial Park Band Shell

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena is a band shell located in Pasadena's Memorial Park, it was originally built in the 1930s and has since been restored. The band shell is primarily used for the Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series and Make Music Pasadena, although other musical performances take place throughout the year.

Levitt Pavilion Summer Concert Series

Every summer, from June through September, Levitt Pavilion Pasadena produces 50 concerts performed at the band shell. Concerts are always free, visitors are welcome to picnic on the lawn while enjoying the performances. Musicians of all genres are chosen for this summer concert series, both emerging talent and award-winning performers like Shela E. and Barbara Morrison. More >

Make Music Pasadena

Make Music Pasadena was a free music festival that took over the streets of downtown Pasadena with five to six main stages each year. Levitt Pavilion served as a main stage. Several satellite stages were setup inside the restaurants, bars, and other business in downtown Pasadena. More

Nick Waterhouse at Levitt Pavilion

The Moth & The Flame at Levitt Pavilion

Barbara Morrison at Levitt Pavilion

Public Transportation

The Metro Gold Line's Memorial Park Station is located directly behind Levitt Pavilion. Metro Bus routes 264 and 267 stop on the corner of Memorial Park, at E Walnut Street and N Raymond Avenue. Metro Bus route 260 stops on Fair Oaks Avenue and E Walnut Street.


There are metered spaces along the perimeter of Memorial Park, and several public parking lots in the area that offer free parking for the first 90-minutes. The closest parking garage is located across the street from Memorial Park at 179 N Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103.

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Photography Credits

Photos by Michelle Shiers and Henry Zavala.

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Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

85 E. Holly St.
Pasadena, CA 91103

  • Phone: 626-683-3230