Event Venue

The Blinn House

Pasadena Heritage’s historic Blinn House offers a unique hospitality experience to hold your next meeting or event in a historic setting.

Built in 1906, The Blinn House has been the meeting place for membership-based organizations since the 1940s. Pasadena Heritage continues this legacy by offering the home for public use. Make your next corporate, organizational or personal event historic! Spaces are suitable for meetings, receptions, holiday events, memorial services, graduation services, showers, birthday parties, or lectures. Free parking is available in the adjacent lot.

The Myron Hunt Dining Room

Designed by famed Pasadena architect Myron Hunt as an addition to the original Blinn House, this impressive space is flexible and can be arranged to suit your meeting needs. With tables and chairs included, as well as audio/visual capabilities with a projector, large screen, and podium, The Myron Hunt Room can accommodate up to 110 guests, making it a great space for group meetings, lectures, corporate events, and more.

The Garden Room

This enclosed sunroom is the perfect space for more intimate events. With a maximum capacity of 20 guests, this beautiful room sits just off the Blinn House’s formal living room, offering a full view of the historic charm of the Blinn House and the surrounding Ford Place Historic District. The Entire First FloorThe perfect historical setting for any event, large or small. Reserving the Blinn House’s first floor provides you with access to the spacious Myron Hunt Dining Room, the formal living room, the private library, and the airy Garden Room. With a capacity of 160, you have plenty of room to spread out and be comfortable with your guests.

No on-site catering is available, but arrangements can be made for the outside caterer of your choosing with the approval of Pasadena Heritage. A historic bar is available if requested.

Pasadena Heritage is a non-profit historic preservation organization, founded in 1977 to preserve and protect Pasadena’s historic architectural and cultural resources. It became the owner of the Blinn House in 2021 and has its offices upstairs.

Photo Credit: Tavo Olmos and Dennis Hill

The Blinn House

160 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101

  • Phone: (626) 441-6333