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Pasadena Convention Center

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Address: 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2308
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When planning your next group event, look no further than dynamic 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(R) Gold Certification, you can take comfort in knowing you are meeting at one of the greenest convention centers in North America.

The state-of-the-art Pasadena Convention Center offers a 55,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall, 25,000-square-foot Ballroom and 29 Meeting Rooms. An ideal spot for meetings, events and weddings.

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Nice location for a convention but parking sucks

Attended a large Sci Fi Convention at the center, Very pretty area, but parking had us driving blocks and paying $$ . If you have a convention center that holds thousands shouldnt... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Temecula, California
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Temecula, California
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Attended a large Sci Fi Convention at the center, Very pretty area, but parking had us driving blocks and paying $$ . If you have a convention center that holds thousands shouldnt you have parking to accommodate? Expect to pay as much as $35. for a parking spot. we drove a few blocks and found 1 spot for $15. Other... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went here for an Americas Got Talent taping. This is such a beautiful auditorium inside and out. Nextdoor to the Civic Auditorium there is an ice skating rink and Convention Center, which happened to be opened. Entered both facilities to take a look. Overall, it was easy to get to the auditorium from the 210 Fwy...there are small permanent signs... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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977 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Showing it's age, but in a classy way. Impressed with the structure of the building, most of the employees were helpful, and overall a really good time.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had an opportunity to visit the Pasadena Civic Auditorium a few days ago for a taping of the TV Show "America's Got Talent". We had seen Simon Cowell at the Wax museum in the morning - who knew we'd get a chance to see him in person that very night! The theater is beautiful and I was so pleased... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We went to the convention center to see the first taping of Americas Got Talent. Talk about having a great time. Simon Cowell and the other judges were great and to see the different acts made my day.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

From afar, this building catches one's eyes. The frontage is quite impressive! You see this right from E. Colorado Blvd but the building is on E. Green St.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We attended a theatrical production at the Pasadena Convention Center complex, and were delighted with access to the facility, the theater itself, and the staff members, who were all extremely helpful. We look forward to attending another production in the future!

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Lake Forest, California
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Along with 1,800 other urban planners and city officials I attended an APA conference. The convention center large, spacious and spread out with parking structures close by. The biggest bummer was that the now wifi service was provide to the attendees that paid more $800 for a two day event. BAD - BAD

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A lovely building and fun place to take in a convention. Old Town Pasadena has so much to offer, too. The only setback? The ridiculous parking--designed to either set you back far too much money or get you an overpriced parking ticket. CAUTION: Not all parking rules are posted. Visitors beware.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was a super easy place to navigate, had a Starbucks on site. You have to enjoy that. Bright and airy!

Thank Stephanie L

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