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Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
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+1 626-795-9311
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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Rose Parade

I live in Pasadena since 2014 but had never experienced the Rose Parade live. Absolutely impressive! Hundreds of thousands of people come from all over the country to enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Pasadena since 2014 but had never experienced the Rose Parade live. Absolutely impressive! Hundreds of thousands of people come from all over the country to enjoy the magnificent chariots displaying beautiful and creative arrangements of roses, highlighting the Icons of Southern California. If you are around Pasadena on New Years Eve, you must attend the Rose parade... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't realize the college is right on the street, until I drove on the Colorado Blvd several times on a biz trip. Clean and neat.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Little Old Lady from Pasadena to the everyday shopper, Colorado Blvd. is the place to be. Especially in "Old Pasadena" or "Old Town" as many of us long time residents call it. Lots of nice shopping and restaurants. Parking is available on the street in meters or in lots. Many give the first 90 minutes free.

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Colorado Boulevard (depending on where you are) can be great. The area closest to the Old Pasadena Bridge is beautiful. Higher end (and a few not so high end) shops, lots of food to choose from, dessert places, home furnishings and decorations, shoes, perfumes, etc. Expect to pay a lot in any of the shops! Great for people watching! Not... More 

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Pasadena, California
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33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main drag in town and heading west leads into the main drag of Old town Pasadena. Plenty of places to eat and shop with many Name-brand and independent retailers and cuisines from all over the world. The place to hang out in the city!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like to do a weekly walkabout, its always changing always wonderful! End to end is also excercise!yesterday,a movie. lunch , a t- mobile issue, window shop people watch .. Easy deck parking ! My treat to me!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the things I like about Pasadena is that (unusually for much of the US) you can get about on foot. Colorado Boulevard is the main thoroughfare and has some decent shops (although less than there used to be) and some good places to eat and drink.

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Pasadena
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Old Town Pasadena is a GREAT place to visit...If you are in the mood to shop and eat, everything you need is here. There are all types of restaurants, that can fit everyone's budget. There are many individual stores, along the Boulevard, as well as at the Pasadena outdoor mall. Besides all the restaurants and shops on the Boulevard, there... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Attending the Rose Parade has been on my bucket list since I was a child. I finally made it. It didn't disappoint. The floats were spectacular. The people working the parade and those attending were wonderful. Pasadena is a beautiful city. The varied architecture was magnificent. I hope to return again to enjoy the wonderful museums that I missed on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Fun activity with the family to welcome in the New Year. Worth it to see the gigantic floats and the marching bands on the sidelines. TV just doesn't provide the scale and the celebratory atmosphere. We brought our lawn chairs and it came in handy. We are surrounded by locals who knows what to expect. A family even brought their... More 

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