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Things to Do

Explore and experience Pasadena including over 600 restaurants, nightlife activities, hotels, museums, education and more.

Located 10 miles from Los Angeles, Pasadena welcomes visitors with 300 days of sunshine, tree-lined streets filled with historic architecture, national landmarks, popular art & cultural institutions, eye-catching retail and a diverse selection of restaurants. Explore the “Crown of the Valley” solo or as a group to discover what makes the city one of Los Angeles’ unique hidden gems.

Pasadena is divided into four major districts. Old Pasadena, Civic Center District, Playhouse Village, and South Lake Avenue District each hold a unique charm that sets it apart from their companion Pasadena neighborhoods.

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Performing Arts

Parson’s Nose Theater

Classic Theater. Parson's Nose Theater is a classical comedic theater company that established a new permanent home in Pasadena, California. Parson's Nose is...

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Shopping

Pasadena Antique Mall

Locals have voted Pasadena Antique Mall (300 E. Colorado Blvd.) the best antique shop in town for several years running. The family-run business located in...

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Architecture

Pasadena Central Library

Pasadena's Historic Library. Opened in 1927, is the historic Pasadena Central Library. This historic library is a Mediterranean-style building designed by the...

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Architecture

Pasadena City Hall

City Beautiful Movement. The exquisite 1927 landmark exhibits Italian Renaissance and Spanish influences with its red tile roof, ornate fountain, and lush...

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Active Life and Sports

Pasadena Ice Skating Center

The Pasadena Ice Skating Center facility features an NHL regulation size rink with 4 team rooms, skate rental, party room, vending machines, pro shop, and...

Historic Building

Pasadena Masonic Temple

The Pasadena Masonic Temple stands today as a beacon where the greatness of Masonry may be found. Completed in 1927, it holds an envious position for it was...

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Art Museums

Pasadena Museum of History

Preserving Pasadena's Legacy. Pasadena Museum of History is the only museum and research library dedicated solely to preserving and sharing the history, art,...

Pasadena Playhouse
Architecture

Pasadena Playhouse

State Theatre of California. The Pasadena Playhouse was established in 1917 and is the official State Theatre of California. In recent years, The Playhouse...

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Motels & Inns

Pasadena Rose & Crown Hotel

Pasadena Rose & Crown Hotel Executive. Guests staying at Pasadena Rose & Crown Hotel can easily visit the Pasadena Convention Center, Dodger Stadium, Griffith...

Pasadena Rose Inn
Motels & Inns

Pasadena Rose Inn

Pasadena Rose Inn. The Pasadena Rose Inn is is located on Colorado Blvd, along the Tournament of Roses Parade route and Historic Route 66. Amenities. The...