America’s Got Talent brings talented performers and fans to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium

August 22, 2023

Free tickets to join Simon, Sofia, Heidi, Howie, and Terry in the live audience August 22 – September 27

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The Pasadena Civic Auditorium welcomes NBC’s America’s Got Talent (AGT) back to film season 18 in front of a live audience. Following nine weeks of incredible auditions, AGT judges have selected the top 55 acts that are headed to the live shows in Pasadena. Fans are invited to be part of the audience and join host Terry Crews, along with judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Sofia Vergara. Show tapings are taking place in Pasadena August 22 through September 27.

“Since 2016, America’s Got Talent has invited fans and visitors to experience the electrifying energy the show brings to the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium,” said Michael Ross, CEO of the Pasadena Center Operating Company. “We are thrilled to watch the most talented acts in America take the stage for the next five weeks as we deliver a warm Pasadena welcome to the AGT team, fans, and visitors attending the live shows.”

With the show open to acts of all ages, "America's Got Talent" continues to celebrate the variety format like no other show on television. Year after year, "America's Got Talent" features a colorful array of singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, magicians, ventriloquists and hopeful stars, all vying to win America's hearts and a $1 million prize.

Free tickets
to the America’s Got Talent season 18 live shows are available through On Camera Audiences at Audience check-in location will begin at the Visitor Center Building just east of the theater on Green St. (on left as you face the front entrance). The minimum age is 8. For frequently asked questions about visiting the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, click here.

About The Pasadena Center Operating Company

The Pasadena Center Operating Company is a non-profit 501(c)(4) dedicated to promoting Pasadena as a meeting and travel destination to maximize economic impact through the development of meetings, conventions, entertainment events and tourism by providing professionally managed facilities and first-class service. The Pasadena Center Operating Company operates the Pasadena Convention Center, Civic Auditorium, Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Ice Skating Center. For more information, visit