• Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza
  • 300 E Green St
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • Friday, November 04, 2016
  • 7:00pm
  • Official Breeders’ Cup Fan Fest

    Breeders’ Cup official fan fest will take place at on the plaza of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as the City of Pasadena welcomes the return of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships to Santa Anita Park. The Spazmatics, a four-piece 80s cover band, will perform fan favorites, while guests enjoy local food trucks and sip on signature cocktails by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Maker’s Mark®. Official milliner Christine Moore will be on-site selling fascinators and offering styling tips for guests looking to elevate their look for the final day of racing.

    The Spazmatics

    Relive the music, styles, and way cool dance steps from the 1980s decade with the Spazmatics. Complete with skinny ties, Brill Creamed hair, and horn-rimmed glasses, The Spazmatics recapture all of the best of the worst.


    Tickets are available via Ticketmaster. General admission tickets cost $45.00 each and include two drink tickets.

    Pasadena Civic Auditorium

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located at 300 E Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101. The Breeders’ Cup Fan Fest will take place on the large plaza in front of the auditorium.

    Metro Gold Line

    Take the Metro Gold Line to Breeders’ Cup Fan Fest, ride the train to Memorial Park Station and walk a few blocks to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The auditorium is one of the buildings that makeup the Pasadena Convention Center complex. Learn more about the Metro Gold Line→

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located in downtown Pasadena, off the 210 freeway and the 110 freeway. For detailed directions click here or visit Google Maps.


    Parking for the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and Pasadena Convention Center is $12 per day for up to 16 hours or $18 per day for in and out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by Paseo Colorado. More info…


    There are several hotels near the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Sheraton Pasadena is adjacent civic auditorium which is where the event takes place. Hilton Pasadena is a block away; Westin Pasadena and Courtyard Marriott Old Pasadena are both within walking distance at half a mile away. DustiD2 Hotel Constance, a historic hotel that has been repurposed as a modern boutique hotel is 1 mile away and they offer complimentary rides in a tuk tuk. And the ultra luxurious, Langham Huntington Pasadena is 2 miles away. For a full list of hotels near the event, view our directory→

    Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park

    For information about Breeders’ Cup click here→

  • Venue Information

  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza
  • T: (626) 793-2122
  • Venue Website