Special Events

The Recreation Division hosts annual events and programs as listed below. Please visit the calendar page for the most up to date details of the events and programs. For additional information, email specialevents@southpasadenaca.gov or call (626) 403-7380.

MOVIES IN THE PARK

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The South Pasadena Community Services Department will host three dates of Movies in the Park this summer. Admission is free and patrons are encouraged to bring their picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs with family and friends to enjoy a night of entertainment in the park.

Movies in the Park are held at Garfield Park, located at 1000 Park Avenue, South Pasadena. The current schedule of movies includes Elemental on Friday, June 14, Trolls Band Together on Friday, July 12, and the series concludes with a showing of Barbie on Friday, August 9. All movies begin at sunset.

For more information, please call (626) 403-7380 or email specialevents@southpasadenaca.gov.

 

CONCERTS IN THE PARK

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The South Pasadena Community Services Department will host four dates of Concerts in the Park this summer. Admission is free and patrons are encouraged to bring their picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs with family and friends to enjoy a night of music in the park.

Concerts in the Park is held at Garfield Park, located at 1000 Park Avenue, South Pasadena. The current schedule of performances includes:

  • Anything for Salinas on Sunday, June 23
  • Blue Breeze Band on Sunday, July 28
  • Mirage: Visions of Fleetwood Mac on Sunday, August 4
  • Smooth Sounds of Santana on Sunday, August 18

All concerts run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, please contact the Recreation Division at (626) 403-7380 or by email at specialevents@southpasadenaca.gov.

 

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK

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The South Pasadena Community Services Department, in partnership with Shakespeare by the Sea, will host two dates of Shakespeare in the Park this summer. Admission is free and patrons are encouraged to bring their picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs with family and friends to enjoy a night of classic entertainment under the stars.

Shakespeare in the Park is held at Garfield Park, located at 1000 Park Avenue, South Pasadena. The current schedule of performances includes Henry IV: Falstaff & the Boy Who Would be King on Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. followed by Cardenio: Or Double Falsehood on Sunday, July 21 at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Recreation Division at (626) 403-7380 or by email at specialevents@southpasadenaca.gov

ADA Title III - Reasonable Accommodations

Upon request made no later than four (4) business days before the event, the City will provide a reasonable accommodation for a qualified person with a disability to have equal access to the event. Please contact ADA Coordinator and Human Resources and Risk Manager, Tina Lopez, at (626) 403-7312 or fill out the City’s request form available at www.southpasadenaca.gov and email the form to Human Resources at tlopez@southpasadenaca.gov