Connect Week

Pasadena’s network of innovators, institutions and companies come together for a festival of discovery and idea exchange.

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Art Night Pasadena

Many of the city’s most prominent cultural institutions open their doors free to the public.

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Pasadena Astronomy Week

A week-long series of public events, open houses, lectures and other activities celebrating Pasadena’s rich history as the “City of Astronomy.”

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Four Tribes of Travel

We surveyed visitors for a year to find out what type of travelers are drawn to Pasadena.

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Metro Gold Line

Pasadena sits in the heart of a light rail line that runs between Downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley.

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Sunset Travel Award

Pasadena, California was awarded a Travel Award for “Best Arts Scene” by Sunset Magazine.

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Plan on Pasadena

Planning an event in Pasadena? All the information you need is right here. Our city’s convenient layout in conjunction with an array of world-class business venues and entertainment make Pasadena the perfect destination for meetings of all sizes.

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Innovation Meets Inspiration

Home to a legacy of worldly achievements in everything from the arts to technology and science, Pasadena was voted “one of the world’s most innovative cities of the West” by Sunset Magazine.

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Pasadena Highlights

There’s a lot to be discovered in Pasadena, these are just a few highlights.

The Gamble House

A new documentary about the Gamble House is coming soon, click to preview the trailer.

dusitD2 constance debut

The dusitD2 constance pasadena is the first US location for the Thailand-based Dusit hotel group.

Langham-Forbes Four-Star hotel

Forbes Travel Guide names The Langham Huntington as a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel.

Pasadena welcomes COSPAR 2018

Pasadena will be the site of one of the most prominent scientific meetings, the 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly in July 2018.

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Upcoming Public Events

Orbit Pavilion


NASA Sound Sculpture The Huntington's new sound sculpture exhibit will run from October 29, 2016…

Breeders’ Cup


2016 World Championship The Breeders’ Cup World Championship is one of the most…

Craftsman Weekend


25th Annual Festival Pasadena Heritage presents the 25th Annual Craftsman Weekend, the largest and…

Rose Bowl Flea Market (November)


Find Vintage Treasures Vintage treasure hunters and bargain seekers flock to the legendary Rose Bowl…

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Why Visit Pasadena?

When planning your next group event, look no further than dynamic Pasadena – an alluring Southern California city just 11 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The Pasadena Convention Center – with its state-of-the-art design and plenty of flexible space – makes our city more attractive than ever. With LEED® Gold Certification, you can take comfort in knowing you are meeting at one of the greenest convention centers in North America.

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Awards & Accolades

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