Special Events and Programs

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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.
Please call 626-403-7380 if you have any questions pertaining to the events listed below.

Walk or Bike to School Day
October 2, 2019
-morning before school-
Arroyo Vista Elementary, Marengo Elementary, Monterey Hills Elementary, and SP Middle School.

The Community Services Department is hosting the 16th annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the three elementary schools as well as the middle school.

South Pasadena Youth Commissioners will be at the schools handing out prizes to those who walk or bike to school.  Our local Police and Fire Department personnel will be on-site as well.
Walk or Bike To School 2019


Halloween Spooktacular
October 25, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00pm
Orange Grove Park
815 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA

Spooky family fun awaits all who join us for The City of South Pasadena’s FREE Halloween Spooktacular!

On Friday, October 25, 2019, from 5:30PM to 8:00PM there will be games, inflatables, arts and crafts, and much more! Make sure to bring on a monstrous appetite as there will be plenty of food available for purchase. Registration is not required to attend this free community event.


Breakfast with Santa
December 14, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00am
War Memorial Building
435 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA

Tickets available here! 

South Pasadena’s annual Breakfast with Santa will be held on Saturday, December 14, from 9 to 11:00 a.m., at the War Memorial Building, 435 Fair Oaks Avenue.

The event featuring breakfast, entertainment and arts and crafts is intended for the whole family.

Santa will be available for photos. Plan to arrive early as doors will close at 9:30 am.

Tickets are $20 per person. Children under 2 are free. Pre-registration begins on November 1.

Register at the Recreation Division office, 815 Mission Street, Monday through Friday from 10 to 6 p.m., or call (626) 403-7380. Spaces are limited and all sales are final.

 To register for this event, please visit our Registration page here!

19' Breakfast with Santa


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 Manager, Mariam Lee Ko, 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 HR@southpasadenaca.gov

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