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Shopping in Pasadena is a popular recreational activity, count it in as sightseeing, catching up with friends, or treasure hunting.

Shopping in Pasadena

Shopping Districts

Spanning 22 blocks, Old Pasadena reflects the traditions of early California blending more than 200 retail stores, art galleries, trendy boutiques, vintage clothing stores, theaters and restaurants.

The Pasadena Playhouse Village is an eclectic mix of art, theatre and literature, all enhanced with 1920s architecture. Visit Vroman’s Bookstore, the oldest independent bookstore in Southern California. Other must-sees include Canterbury Records and Jacob Maarse Florist.

European ambiance is most evident along the 10 tree-lined blocks of South Lake Avenue, which is home to upscale boutiques, designer stores and eateries all within its easily walkable area. This active business community and bustling retail center features Macy’s and Williams-Sonoma.

Paseo Colorado, in the Civic Center district, has an open-air promenade and more than 60 street-front shops. Right next to the Civic Auditorium is the Pasadena Visitor Center where Pasadena merchandise is available for purchase. Merchandise includes totes, stickers, water bottles, and t-shirts proudly adorning illustrations of the city's beauty. All over town, you'll also find Museum stores that offer distinctive gifts like the USC Pacific Asia Museum. While flea markets and shops dedicated to vintage finds make the city an antique lover’s dream.

The Paseo

Shopping Plazas

Nestled in the heart of Old Pasadena, One Colorado, a creative expanse of more than 25 stores, is anchored by a beautiful brick courtyard. Where 19th century architecture meets superlative shopping. National retailers and one-of-a-kind boutiques include The Unicorn Store and Topdrawer. Retailers include Tiffany & Co., Alo, Apple Store, and Banana Republic.

The Paseo is an open-air marketplace featuring shops, restaurants, a movie theatre and luxury gym, Equinox. Specialty retailers include Tommy Bahama, Bath & Body Works, H&M and DSW.

Pasadena Commons is one of Southern California's premier shopping in the South Lake Avenue District. Dine at the Uovo for fresh handmade pasta from Italy. Get motivated for the day and pack a workout in at SoulCycle.

The Commons

Flea Markets

The Pasadena City College Flea Market is held the first Sunday of each month and is free. Peruse the wares of 450 vendors offering antiques, records, collectibles, and food.

Pasadena’s famous Rose Bowl Flea Market is held the second Sunday of every month at the Rose Bowl Stadium and costs a nominal fee. The market boasts more than 2,500 vendors selling vintage clothing, antiques, handmade quilts, and collectibles. Celebrity sightings are frequent!

Rose bowl flea market shoppers

Rose Bowl Flea...


Pasaden's Antique District is a haven for antique enthusiasts, offering a variety of unique and charming shops that cater to all tastes. The Pasadena Antique Center & Annex alone offers 130 dealers selling furniture, jewelry, art, and rare books. Pasadena Antique Mall at Paseo is a family-run business that has everything from whimsical collectibles to retro clothing and period furnishings. Revival Antiques is filled with restored lighting fixtures, antique furniture and vintage tiles. Pasadena Antiques & Design is a sizable multi-dealer shop meticulously arranged with fine art and furnishings, pottery, ceramics and other artifacts. T.L. Gurley Antiques may be the smallest of this bunch, but they pack a lot of quality and character into their tightly edited selection of rugs, furniture, art and garden décor.

Antique Shopping Guide

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Pasadena Cyclery

Pasadena Cyclery Shop

Pasadena Cyclery is a full-service bike shop that has been in business for 40 years. With brands like Trek, Electra, Santa Cruz, and Brompton, the shop has a...


The Pasadena Farmers Market is a popular community event held every Tuesday and Saturday. Located in the heart of Pasadena, California, the market features a...

Clothing Store

Pasadena Hat Shop

Pasadena Hat Shop

Hat aficionados rejoice! Expect high quality and exceptional customer service at Pasadena Hat Shop, a family-owned and operated shop that has been serving the...

Market/ Mall

The Paseo


Located in Pasadena's Civic Center district along historic Colorado Boulevard, The Paseo (formerly Paseo Colorado) is an open-air shopping center featuring a...

Clothing Store

Petite Pebbles

Petite Pebbles

Shop for meaningful gifts for children of all ages at Petite Pebbles. Located in The Burlington Arcade is the one stop gift shop featuring toys, beauty...

Record Store

Poobah Records

Poo-Bah is an old-school music store carrying vinyl, cassette tapes & CDs from below-the-radar artists. The record shop also sells vintage and retro...


Creative Reuse Arts Crafts Thrift Store Remainders Creative Reuse is a non-profit creative space with an arts and crafts thrift store. They foster creativity...

Vintage Store

Revival Antiques

Revival Antiques Interior

Our extensive inventory features a large selection of restored lighting, antiques, garden pieces, textiles and vintage tile for Arts & Crafts, Spanish Revival...

Market/ Mall

Rose Bowl Flea Market


Find Vintage Treasures. Vintage treasure hunters and bargain seekers flock to the legendary Rose Bowl Flea Market. Held the second Sunday of every month....

Floral/ Plant Shop

Southern Roots

Southern Roots

Southern Roots is a floral and gift boutique where all things beautiful come together in a feel good environment at the Shops on Hill in East Pasadena, CA.

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