• The Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Saturday, May 05, 2018 - Sunday, May 06, 2018
  • Gluten Free Educational Sessions and Activities

    The Celiac Disease Foundation is having their National Conference and Gluten Free Expo at the Pasadena Convention Center.  This event attracts nearly 3,000 people and is the nation’s premier educational conference. The conference and expo is the only event in the country that holds educational sessions and lectures by top researchers on this topic. Have fun with informative activities, culinary demonstrations, sample an array of delicious gluten-free food, and enjoy book readings.

    What to Expect

    There will be 100+ Gluten-Free Companies, cooking demonstrations, raffles, book signings and a photo booth. You have the ability to try new products before they hit stores, receive discounts on products available for purchase and sample the best & newest gluten-free products on the market.


    Attendee registration opens February 1, 2018.

    Adult | $20

    Children 12 and under | $10


    Dates & Times

    Saturday, May 5th | 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m

    Sunday, May 6th | 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m

    Official Hotel

    The Sheraton Pasadena is the hotel that the CDF National Conference and Gluten-Free Expo has secured room discounts at. The deadline to reserve a room under the Celiac Disease Foundation EXPO block is April 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m local time. Space is limited so book early. The block rate is not guaranteed after this date.  The Sheraton Pasadena Hotel is centrally located near all Southern California cities. Located right next door to the Pasadena Convention Center, The Sheraton Pasadena offers conference attendees and city visitors exceptional convenience and comfort.

    Additional Hotel Information


    Parking at the convention center is $13 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…

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Convention Center is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 freeway as well as the 110 freeway. For detailed direction click here or visit Google Maps.

    Metro Gold Line

    The Metro Gold Line is a light rail train system that runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. There are two train station within walking distance, (1) Del Mar Station is three blocks away, it is about ten minutes to walk to to the Convention Center and there is a small hill. Memorial Park Station is four blocks away, it takes about eight minutes to walk to the Convention Center and there are no hills on this route. Cost is $1.75 per person each way, students k-12 pay $1 each way

    Additional Hotels

    There are several hotels near the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. 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.

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  • Venue Information

  • The Pasadena Convention Center
  • T: 626-793-2122
  • Venue Website
  • Organizer Information

  • Celiac Disease Foundation
  • T: 818-716-1513
  • Organizer Website
  • Event Information

  • Event Website