Comfort Inn Near Pasadena Civic Auditorium
2462 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 405-0811
Fax: (626) 796-0966
The Huntington, the former home of a railroad tycoon, is many things—an extensive library filled with rare books, a large art collection containing numerous European prints and paintings, botanical gardens of almost unmatched splendor and a forum for regular lectures and other activities. You will also find a fine bookstore, cafe and tea room on the grounds. Come and wander through the 150 acres of colorful gardens, lily ponds and beautiful sculptures. The rare books and manuscripts in the library include some of the earliest editions of Shakespeare's works, a copy of the Gutenberg Bible on vellum and the Ellesmere manuscript of one or more of Chaucer's greatest works.
300 Pasadena is part of AMF bowling and recreational centers that have been established all over the city. The venue is popular for the young people who love the sport of bowling. During these sessions, the normal lights give way to loud music, glow-in-the-dark bowling balls, and other amusing antics. Facilities here include a cocktail lounge and restaurant. There are dozens of leagues here for all ages and skill levels.
Located next to Baxter Hall at California Institute of Technology, Dabney Lounge serves as a venue for various functions taking place in the university. With a seating capacity of 230, this place is a tad small in comparison to the other auditoriums within the campus. Conferences, dance shows, drama and social events are some of the events that take place here.
A popular club since it first opened as a forum for folk music in 1960, this place has evolved into a top performing venue for many of the country's hottest comics. The club is modestly furnished with simple tables to accommodate all of those who flock to this place on a regular basis. You can order reasonably priced appetizers or complete, delicious meals, including shrimp cocktail, New York Steak, Teriyaki Chicken and Halibut. The menu boasts a wide selection of wines, beers and liquors. A two-drink minimum also applies. Call or check the Web site for upcoming performance details.
Located just 9 miles from the city of Los Angeles, this 99-seat theatre is housed within the Boston Court on Mentor Avenue. Come by to catch some old and new works at this state-of-the-art venue. You can find plays in a variety of genres—musicals, classics and more. The theatre has a unique design, where the seating can be quickly converted from flat floor to a leveled one as per the show requirements. Parking is available behind the building.
This historical landmark was founded in 1917 and has been at its current facility since 1925. The playhouse has launched a number of well-known productions as well as some big names in drama. In 1937, the California legislature declared it the State Theater of California. Restored in grand fashion and re-opened in 1986, the theater is again presenting some of the best productions in Los Angeles. Tours of the complex are available, and are given by actors and other experienced crew members.
Built in 1931, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium is one of the best performance halls in the country. It is home to Pasadena Symphony. Meetings and conventions are held here often. This massive auditorium seats 3,029, and offers 2,000 seats on the main floor alone. Top notch stage and sound equipment are used for the benefit of the audience. Operas, musicals, and other events are also held. Group tickets are available at the venue.
The Pasadena Convention Center is among the premier convention centers in town. It comprises of a conference center with 18 meeting rooms, the Grand Ballroom which can be segregated into 10 sections depending upon the event and a huge advanced Exhibit Hall. It also is the home of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium which can seat up to 3000 people. Their expert team which includes catering as well will make sure that any event held here will be a successful one.
The Pasadena Jazz Institute is a non-profit organization which aims to promote jazz education, preservation and participation. They have an education department which hosts jazz themed workshops and classes and also hosts many concerts by jazz groups and bands. It is even a perfect place for a romantic date amidst the sensual jazz music while dining in elite surroundings. They also have a bar available on-site. Friendly services and great jazz related events really make this a great venue for some quality time.
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena at the Memorial Park plays host to a number of events, and is well-known for free summer concerts and children's programs. This landmark in Old Pasadena has parking for 300 vehicles, though additional parking is available in public and private garages, should the need arise. So book your tickets and get ready to roll!
Named after its creator, Col G. G. Green, Castle Green has stood witness to a lot of changes over a long period of time. Today, it has grand apartments available for accommodation besides the various event venues. Hosting an event here as well as living here is a royal experience with most of the original charm being kept alive. The gardens, public rooms and ballrooms as in any castle are magnificent venues. The public rooms, gardens and ballroom are available for parties, corporate events and private events.
Located inside the historic Castle Green Hotel and maintained by the Castle Catering, Romanesque Room is a gorgeous event venue. This awe-inspiring ballroom is ideal for any private event involving large numbers of guests but the place has garnered a reputation for being one of the best wedding venues in the city. A carpet flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows that usher in sunlight, artistic Chiavari Chairs and traditional round tables, and a spacious dance floor complete this room. The place can accommodate more than 200 guests and cuisine as well as alcohol is managed by their in-house catering service.