I Do! An Event for the Stylish Bride


I Do! An Event for the Stylish Bride” debuts just in time for the wedding season. On Sunday, January 26 2014, dor one day, The Langham Huntington will have its luxurious ballroom host the best of Southern California’s wedding vendors, all under one glamorous roof.

Whether you are looking for fresh ideas or need a reliable professional to help make your dream day possible, the luxury event will be a one-stop source for all your wedding needs. Stylish brides-to-be will have the opportunity to preview the latest couture fashions, mingle with a select group of top bridal experts and even enjoy a refreshing cocktail as you peruse the innovative showcases for design inspiration.

Say “I Do!” to this exclusive event and be connected with the brightest ideas to make your big day everything you want it to be, and more.

I Do! An Event for the Stylish Bride

Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Pasadena, CA

Purchase Tickets Here.


Ultimate Beerfest Pasadena



Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101
The Ultimate Beerfest Pasadena features two Saturday sessions:Session 1: 1 pm – 4 pm general admission
Session 2: 7 pm – 10 pm general admission

The Ultimate Beerfest Pasadena includes over sixty beers from craft breweries in this one day celebration of craft-brewed bliss. The Ultimate Beerfest provides craft beer lovers with a chance to meet brewers, sample different craft beers and find a new favorite malt beverage in a fun, festive environment.

VIP Admission to the festival includes a commemorative Ultimate Beerfest tasting cup, 20 samples of festival beer, one-hour early entrance and participation in the beer judging to help determine which breweries take home Ultimate Beerfest Pasadena trophies.

General Admission to the festival includes a commemorative Ultimate Beerfest tasting cup and 10 samples of festival beer.

Additional round cards and food concessions available separately.

Plan on arriving up to one hour early for event check-in. Drink responsibly, designate a driver or take public transportation.
Visit www.UltimateBeerfest.com for event terms and conditions and a local hotel booking engine.

Click here to purchase tickets.

A Taste of Old Pasadena – September 17, 2013


Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Presented by: Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS

A Taste of Old Pasadena
The Pasadena Association of REALTORS Charitable Foundation presents the 22nd edition of A Taste of Old Pasadena 2013 on Tuesday, September 17, from 5:30-9:00pm. Indulge in an adventure of taste as you visit Old Pasadena restaurants on a self-guided walking tour. Each participating restaurant will provide maps to guide you – or simply follow the signs conveniently placed in front of establishments.

A Taste of Old Pasadena is the perfect opportunity to experience many of the area’s award-winning restaurants and culinary delights in one evening. Come sample a myriad of cultural treasures from Old Pasadena’s new and well-established restaurants. Diners will not only marvel in the delicious cuisine that A Taste of Old Pasadena offers, but will also enjoy helping others with 100% of proceeds benefiting local charities.

Participating restaurants to date:
– 168 Restaurant
– 21 Choices
– All India Café
– Bar Celona
– Bella’s Gourmet Pizza
– Beyond the Olive
– Bird Pick Tea & Herb
– Brothers’ Pies ‘n’ Fries
– Café Santorini
– Equator
– Himalayan Café
– Hot Wings Café
– Il Fornaio
– IX Tapa
– Jake’s
– KAL’s Bistro
– The Kitchen
– La Luna Negra
– The Melting Pot
– Mezbaan Indian Cuisine
– Mignon Chocolate
– PappaRich
– Pita Jungle
– Popcorn-n-More
– Saladish
– Slater’s 50/50
– Sugar Fix Desserts
– Temptations
– Three Dog Bakery
– Tibet Nepal House
– Twin Palms
– Vertical Wine Bistro
– Wokcano

To purchase tickets, visit their website below.

Tickets $30
Participating restaurants
5:30 – 9:00pm
(626) 795-2455

Old Pasadena Farmer’s Market – Sundays 9am-2pm


Old Pasadena Farmers Market

Every Sunday, the Old Pasadena Farmers Market is held from 9:00am – 2:00pm on Holly Street at Fair Oaks Avenue. This long-awaited addition to Old Pasadena offers residents and visitors alike a chance to “buy fresh & buy local”.

Live music by LA Music Academy from 12:00-2:00pm

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Please note that while we adore all four-legged friends, dogs are not permitted within the market due to the California health code.


Certified Producers

  • Etheridge Farms – organic citrus
  • Gaytan Farms – vegetables
  • Murray Family Farms – organic stone fruit
  • Skyline Flowers – cut flowers
  • Aroma Orchids – planted orchids
  • Tenerelli Orchards – organic stone fruit
  • Buenrostro & Castellanos Farm – vegetables
  • Moua Farms – fruits and vegetables
  • Atkins Nursery – citrus
  • City Farm – free-range eggs
  • Underwood Family Farms – vegetables & more
  • Pedro Gallardo – organic avocados
  • Isabell’s Honey Farm – honey
  • Novy Ranches – grass-fed Angus beef
  • Denny’s Organic Farms – fruits & vegetables
  • Ruby Farms – berries

Pre-packaged Food Vendors

  • Mom’s Specialty Foods – hummus & pita breads
  • M. Greenwood – artisanal jams & chutneys
  • Conscious Foods – almond spread & Chai tea
  • France Bakery – fresh bakery items
  • LAFungHi – mushrooms
  • Memory Lane Cuisine – pies, pralines & vegan cookies
  • Beyond the Olive – olive oils, vinegars & tapenades
  • JuiceFarm – cold-pressed juices
  • Fisherman’s Catch – fresh fish and seafood
  • World Flavors Spice & Tea Co. – spices & teas
  • Homeboy Bakery – fresh bakery items
  • Meditea Organics – medicinal teas
  • La Grande Orange Café – English muffins & cookies

Prepared Food Vendors

  • Me Gusta Gourmet – homemade tamales
  • Messy Jesse’s BBQ – barbecue
  • Gypsy Eats – Indian & Mediterranean food
  • Social Paella – paella (rice, vegetables, meat & seafood)
  • Popcorn-N-More – flavored popcorn & lemonade
  • Eden Garden – Mediterranean food

PARKING FOR THE FARMERS MARKET (more parking details and maps here)

Park&Walk   Old Pasadena Park & Walk Garages – FIRST 90 MINUTES FREE

* Marriott Park & Walk Garage
171 N. Raymond Avenue (between Holly and Walnut ) Map it – (626) 577-8963
Daily 5:00am to 10:00pm: First 90 minutes free; $2 thereafter; $6 daily maximum

* Schoolhouse Park & Walk Garage
33 E. Green Street (between Fair Oaks and Raymond) Map it – (626) 577-8963
Daily 5:00am to 10:00pm: First 90 minutes free; $2 thereafter; $6 daily maximum

Other Options:

* One Colorado Parking Structure
30 E. Union Street (between Fair Oaks and Raymond) Map it – (626) 796-1471
Weekends – $6.00 Flat Rate

On-Street Metered Parking – FREE BEFORE 11:00AM
Sundays 11:00am to 8:00pm – $1.25 per hour


Metro   Metro Gold Line – Memorial Park Station 1 block away

* Memorial Park Station
125 E. Holly Street (between Raymond and Arroyo Parkway) Map it
8 Bike Rack Spaces; 16 Bike Lockers – 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876)

Americafest – Rose Bowl 4th of July Fireworks Show





Celebrate America with Music, Food and Fireworks


Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103


2:00 p.m. Festival begin outside the stadium with food & games for kids on Area H
7:00 p.m. Live TNT motorcycle stunts and a special performance by Mariachi Divas & Kenny G
9:00 p.m. The biggest fireworks show in Southern California Produced by PyroSpectaculars by Souza


General Admission tickets are priced at $13 per person.
Children 7 years and under will be admitted free.

Reserved Seating tickets are priced at $25 per person.
Seating sections Aisle 18 – 19; bottom row to the top.
Children 2 years and under require a ticket in this section

Tour Program Ticket Duel/Package Ticket price: $20
Premium Seating (Suite);
 general admission $30 on Pavilion Level D; limited availability
Ticketmaster Call (800) 745-3000, or go to www.ticketmaster.com

Advance tickets: Thursday, June 27; hours – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; everyday through July 3


For more info contact the Rose Bowl at 626-577-3101.



General Admission tickets are priced at $13.00. Children 7 and under will be admitted free. Advance tickets are ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster!
Call (800) 745-3000, or go to www.ticketmaster.com


  • Parking will open at 9:00 am
  • Parking on Brookside Golf Course will begin at 3:30 pm
  • Parking – $20 vehicles; $60 – buses & RV’s
  • There is NO shuttle service for this event!


There will be food vendors, entertainment, crafts, exhibits and inflatable rides for the kids outside the stadium opening at approximately 2 p.m. There will also be food for sale inside the stadium after the gates open at 6:00 p.m. No outside food or drink is allowed in the stadium. Families may picnic or “Tailgate” on the grassy area outside the Rose Bowl.


At 9:00 p.m. the largest and best fireworks show in Southern California will light the night sky over the Rose Bowl. The thirty – minute show is choreographer and produced by Pyrospectaculars, known throughout the world for extraordinary fireworks displays in New York, Boston, Thailand, Philippines, NFL Super Bowls and the Olympic Games.

Make Music Pasadena – Saturday, June 01, 2013



Saturday, June 01, 2013
Presented by: Old Pasadena Management & Playhouse District

Make Music Pasadena
Make Music Pasadena, Southern California’s largest FREE musical celebration, returns on Saturday, June 1… mark your calendars! The festival is held throughout Downtown Pasadena and is the only free music festival booking Grammy award winning and internationally known artists. From 11:00am until 11:00pm, Downtown Pasadena is transformed into a musical playground where every conceivable genre of music is played. Alleys, courtyards, building lobbies, and other unconventional performance spaces become spontaneous musical stages and social gathering places.

Check back for as the date nears for the line-up and schedule.

Free and open to the public
Stages throughout Downtown Pasadena
11:00am – 11:00pm
(626) 356-9725

Pasadena Restaurant Week – Sunday, April 21, 2013 to Friday, April 26, 2013



Pasadena Restaurant Week
Pasadena’s restaurant community opens its doors to guests from throughout Southern California for the third Pasadena Restaurant Week. The Pasadena Chamber is sponsoring the event, which takes place from Sunday, April 21st through Friday, April 26th. For individual restaurant menus, location and pricing information and a complete list of participating restaurants, visit the official website at www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com.

Pasadena Restaurant Week is a citywide event featuring the cuisine of many of Pasadena’s top dining establishments. Participating restaurants will offer fixed price dinner and/or lunch menu items for visitors. Dinners will be three-course meals while lunches will consist of two-courses. Depending on the venue and menu offered, meals will be priced at either $26, $35 or $44 for dinner or $15, $20 or $25 for lunch. Alcoholic beverages, gratuity and tax are not included in the price unless specified by the individual restaurants in advance.

Participating Restaurants in Old Pasadena:
– 1810 Argentinean Restaurant
– a|k|a An American Bistro
– All India Cafe
– Cafe Bizou
– Cheval Bistro
– Cousins Maine Lobster
– Haven Gastropub +Brewery
– The Market on Holly
– The Melting Pot
– Osawa Shabu Shabu Sushi
– Pita Jungle
– POP Champagne & Dessert Bar
– Slater’s 50/50
– Umami Burger
– Vertical Wine Bistro

Participating restaurants

You can get all the restaurant, menu, pricing and cuisine information on your iPhone or Android smart phone. Download the Pasadena Restaurant Week mobile application at the App Store or Google Play. You can find them here, as well:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pasadena-restaurant-week/id633662632?mt=8 orhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pasadenarestaurantweek.PRW. 

Taste of South Pasadena – April 21, 2013


Taste of South Pasadena

Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

South Pasadena, CA

Enjoy a special afternoon of fine tastings from the favorite local restaurants, great live music, silent and live auctions and so much more. This event is presented by the Rotary Club of South Pasadena. Proceeds will benefit local South Pasadena non-profit organizations working to make a real difference in the community.

Old Pasadena HAPPY HOUR WEEK is BACK! March 1-15


Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week 2013

Old Pasadena’s finest restaurants, bars, and lounges offer extended food and drink specials all week long! Happy Hour Week runs March 1-15, 2013. From $1 martinis at Equator, $2 beers at Pita Jungle, and $3 gourmet sushi at Sushi Roku and Kabuki, Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week offers something for everyone.

For a Google map of all participating venues, scroll down. Download the completeHappy Hour Week schedule PDF for easy reference.

See what yelpers say about Old Pasadena restaurants by visiting yelp.

Live Music Schedule

Enjoy live music with your Happy Hour! No cover charge for concerts, but reservations are recommended.


Special Event Schedule

  • Friday, March 1, at 7:00-10:00pm – Wine & Poetry Night at The Majestical Roofwith Ricardo Acuna and David Strother on electric violin; complimentary event.
  • Monday, March 4, at 6:30pm – Heaven Hill Distilleries Night at The Blind Donkey: Meet Heaven Hill manager Andie Brokaw, who will be leading a whiskey tasting and demo.  $6 whisky flights with three Heaven Hill produces: Evan Williams single barrel, Bernheim, and Rittenhouse.

Go Metro

Go Metro and save 15% on your bill at Bar Celona during Old Pasadena Happy Hour Week. For more details, click here. Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to Old Pasadena until 2:00am on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).

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Happy Hour Menu
Address Phone
1810 Argentinean Restaurant 121 W. Colorado Blvd. 626.795.5658
The 35er Bar 12 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.356.9315
a|k|a Bistro 41 Hugus Alley 626.564.8111
Bar Celona 46 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.405.1000
The Blind Donkey 53 E. Union Street 626.792.1833
Brothers’ Pies n’ Fries 36 W. Colorado Blvd. 626.993.8996
Café Santorini 64 W. Union Street 626.564.4200
Cheval Bistro 41 S. De Lacey Ave. 626.577.4141
Cousins Maine Lobster @ Live MIXX 115 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.793.6544
Crème de la Crepe 36 W. Colorado Blvd.
(Mills Place)
Dog Haus Biergarten 93 E. Green Street 626.683.0808
Equator 22 Mills Place 626.564.8656
Haven Gastropub+Brewery 42 S. De Lacey Avenue 626.768.9555
IX Tapa Cantina 119 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.304.1000
Jake’s Cafe & Billiards 38 W. Colorado Blvd. 626.568.1602
Kabuki Restaurant 88 W. Colorado Blvd. 626.568.9310
Kings Row Gastropub 20 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.793.3010
Mezbaan Indian Cuisine 80 N. Fair Oaks Ave. 626.405.9060
Otis Bar at La Grande Orange Cafe 260 S. Raymond Ave. 626.356.4444
Paris 36 at Crème de la Crepe 36 W. Colorado Blvd.
(Mills Place)
Pita Jungle 43 E. Colorado Blvd. 626.432.7482
POP Champagne & Dessert Bar 33 E. Union Street 626.795.1295
Slater’s 50/50 61 N. Raymond Ave. 626.765.9700
Sushi Roku 33 Miller Alley 626.683.3000
Tibet Nepal House 36 E. Holly Street 626.585.0955
Vertical Wine Bistro 70 N. Raymond Ave. 626.795.3999
Villa SORRISO 168 W. Colorado Blvd. 626.793.2233

Pasadena Art Night – Friday March 8, 2013


ArtNight Pasadena
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. Last fall, 14,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight!

Venues in or adjacent to Old Pasadena:

Alliance Française de Pasadena
Christophe Deluy was born and learned the colors in Provence. He traded the French hills for the summit of the San Gabriel mountain, eyes in the sky.

Armory Center for the Arts
Connie Samaras: Tales of Tomorrow, a photographic survey, features the social and economic construction of “future imaginaries” and the variable membrane between fiction and real world.

Lineage Performance Art Center
Lineage Dance joins Chris Pierce to bring the healing power of dance and music together in an exciting, soul-stirring live performance.

Norton Simon Museum
Enjoy the opening night of “monument” on the survival of Mrs. Reppin: An Artwork by Dan Flavin, as well as centuries of masterpieces on permanent view.

Pasadena City Hall
City hall is the hub for all the ArtNight shuttles, as well as a site of lively musical entertainment.

Pasadena Museum of History
I Do! I Do! Pasadena Ties the Knot, spotlights the wedding dress as icon of social customs, featuring 35+ vintage gowns from 1860 to 1950.


Some of LA County’s favorite food trucks are coming to ArtNight. As part of the GiveBack Program Partners, 10% of ArtNight sales from food vendors will be donated to future ArtNight event.

Armory Center for the Arts | Coolhaus
Armory Center for the Arts | Tito’s Tacos
Pasadena Museum of History | Pie ‘n Burger
Pacific Asia Museum | Komodo
Pacific Asia Museum | Mandoline Grill
Pacific Asia Museum | Mighty Boba
Pacific Asia Museum | Paradise Cookies
Pasadena Museum on California Art | Border Grill Truck
Pasadena Museum on California Art | India Jones

Free Shuttles
Free shuttles will loop throughout the evening with stops at each venue. Park at any one venue and ride to the others. Click here for the complete Shuttle Map. Click for each route: Central, North, West, and East.

Pasadena ARTS Route 10 runs along Colorado and Green St. until 8 PM. Find scheduling information at cityofpasadena.net/artsbus.

Metro Gold Line
Go Metro and receive special offers at various places. For more details, visit www.metro.net. Metro provides both bus and rail transportation to Pasadena till 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).

ArtNight Bicycle Tour
For more information, visit cicle.org.

Free and open to the public
Participating arts venues
6:00 – 10:00pm
(626) 744-7887 (Hotline)