Visit Pasadena

The Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting Pasadena as a leading meeting, convention and leisure entertainment destination. From masterful architecture to modern art museums, and magnificent gardens to myriad art galleries, Pasadena is Southern California’s cultural heartbeat, catering to every visitor’s desire.

With 14 museums and gardens and 11 performing art organizations, visitors have the opportunity to view masterpieces by Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Picasso during the day and listen to the harmonious sounds of the renowned Pasadena Symphony at night. Home to over 500 restaurants, one-of-a-kind boutiques, national retailers and vintage shops, Pasadena offers something everyone can enjoy.

For more information about planning a trip to Pasadena, contact the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 307-7977 or log on to

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Explore Pasadena App

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Pasadena Hotels

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Visitor's Guide

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