The Spazmatics - Breeders' Cup Fan Fest 2023

  • Friday, Nov 3rd, 2023, 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Celebrate the arrival of the 2023 Breeders' Cup World Championships to the Santa Anita Race Track!

The Pasadena Fan Fest is presented by PNC Bank and hosted by the Breeders’ Cup and Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Pasadena Fan Fest will feature:

  • live entertainment featuring the Spazmatics, a four-piece 80’s cover band
  • local food trucks
  • cash bars offering signature Breeders’ Cup cocktails
  • and more!

“We are very pleased to provide our fans and the local community with an opportunity to come together and enjoy a fun night out at Pasadena Fan Fest,” said Drew Fleming, President and CEO of Breeders’ Cup Limited. “The opportunity to engage with area communities in a celebration of racing is one of the truly unique aspects of the World Championships, and one we look forward to every year.”


Tickets for Pasadena Fan Fest are available now on Ticketmaster. Beginning at $20 for general admission and ranging up to $60 for top seating, all tickets provide access to live entertainment, participating food trucks, cash bars, and more. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets quickly as demand will be high and capacity is limited.

Getting There

The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is easily accessible via Route 210, Route 134, and Route 110. Parking is available for a $15 daily flat rate. Additional street parking and parking garages can also be found in the vicinity of the venue.

For additional information on the event, pricing, transportation and more, please visit or


Breeders’ Cup Limited administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships, as well as the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races through an 80-race series hosted by 11 countries, and also administers the U.S.-based Dirt Dozen Bonus Series. The Breeders’ Cup supports and operates under the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA), which, for the first time, establishes a national, uniform set of rules applicable to every Thoroughbred racing participant and racetrack. HISA seeks to enhance the safety of both horse and rider and to protect the integrity of the sport to the benefit of all racing participants, fans, and bettors.

The 2023 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 Grade 1 Championship races, and $31 million in purses and awards, is scheduled to be held Nov. 3-4 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The Championships will return to the West Coast in 2024 with Del Mar in Del Mar, California, set to host Nov. 1-2. The Championships will be televised live by NBC Sports. Press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media.

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Venue Information

  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • 300 E. Green Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101

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