• Saturday, October 20, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • Center of Creativity and Ingenuity

    Connect Week brings together Pasadena’s network of innovators, institutions and companies for a festival of discovery and idea exchange. From October 20-28, 2018 local innovators host independently organized seminars, workshops and social events throughout the city. This is a rare opportunity to get inside some of Pasadena’s most interesting start-ups and mature companies. Most events are free. Activities are organized into four tracks: art plus design, science plus astronomy, technology, and entrepreneurship.

    Event Highlights

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm | VR Demo with Kevin Mack will showcase Anandala, Blortasia, and Zen Parade.


    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm | Tea, Tech & Tequila Mixer at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena | The evening offers tech showcases, business promotions, networking, live music, great food, and presentations featuring the fine artistries and tastings of tea and organic tequila.


    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    10:00 am-4:00 pm | Robot Open Build at Kidspace Children’s Museum | Kids can get a basic tutorial of how to create a simple robot. Suggested for children ages 6 and up and takes at least 30 to 40 minutes to complete a small project, space is limited.


    Friday, October 26, 2018

    5:30 pm-10:00 pm | Moonlight Forest at the Los Angeles County Arboretum Botanic Gardens  | You will be mesmerized by the magnificent lantern art that represents exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons, and other fantastic creations.


    Sunday, October 28, 2018

    10:30 am-4:30 pm | ArtCenter Car Classic at the ArtCenter College of Design | Join auto enthusiasts, car collectors, history buffs and weekend adventurers at Car Classic 2018, where we will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the College’s Transportation Design program.


    Complete Schedule of Events

    Complete Schedule

    About Innovate Pasadena

    Connect Week is an annual event sponsored by Innovate Pasadena. Innovate Pasadena is a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening Pasadena’s innovation community through education and resource exchange. It is a network of businesses, academic institutions and community organizations.

  • Cost: Most events are free.
  • Organizer Information

  • Innovate Pasadena
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