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Rose Bowl Stadium

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Address: 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103-2813
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+1 626-577-3100
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8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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This famous stadium is the home of one of America's most popular annual...

This famous stadium is the home of one of America's most popular annual college football games.

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Nice Old Stadium For Football

Back again since 2014. Seating=higher seats are better that lower seats. Parking is still very important. Seriously consider Lot H, if available. Worth the price. Easy in and easy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
TravelinAlan
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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441 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Back again since 2014. Seating=higher seats are better that lower seats. Parking is still very important. Seriously consider Lot H, if available. Worth the price. Easy in and easy out. The 2017 Rose Bowl game was fantastic!

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Thank TravelinAlan
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This stadiuhm hasn't been renovated in decades. Far too few restrooms. Lines for both men and women over half hour long. Some stairways are actually dangerous. I am 4'10" and 65 years old and our seats were in row 76 of 77. The stairs up had NO handrail a d each step was at least 12 inches high. It was... More 

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southern california
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173 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After parade, we tailgated until it was time for the football game started! Great thing to do on New Year's Day! USC vs Penn State! Fun day. A must do!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the Rose Bowl 2017 and it was a great experience. Only 3 ways to enter by vehicle, so expect a long wait for a stadium that seats close to 95k. Old stadium so none of the flashy stuff, only one screen to look at. Seats are all bleacher style seats, so bring a cushion. Amid the mountains,... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When stadiums sell beer and other alcohol beverages to especially students and other young people, it means that there is undoubtedly lots of drunken folks sitting nearby. Their crude and rude behavior made for an uncomfortable situation for those of us who were trying to watch the game. Drinking beer requires one to continually walk in front of others on... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Penn State vs USC game was a thriller that helped create great memories. I was unable to secure tickets beforehand, but was able to work with a scalper. The game was a VERY hot ticket, so there were inflated rates and no negotiating. The tickets ended up being in the USC section, so our Penn State apparel clearly stuck out.... More 

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california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is quite possibly the worlds most enchanting athletic than you, but it is also possibly the worst spectator sport venue in the United States of America! The sightlines here are wonderful and you are close to the action but, the access in and out of the seating bowl is absolutely scary. The tunnels are no more than 10... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to have finally checked this off my bucket list!!! Such a thrill to be part of the "Granddaddy of them all"! We walked from the parade route (Colorado Blvd. near Orange Grove) to the Rose Bowl and it took about 40 minutes (it's about a mile and a half, but you're going around freeway interchanges and lots of people).... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Rose Bowl for the PSU vs. USC game. Being there was just surreal. The only reason I didn't give it five stars was the infrastructure was old and it was quite tricky to go up and down the bleachers. Also, you had to go a long way to get to the restroom.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lines at the restrooms were long. Lines to the concession stands were long. No concession stands directly inside the stadium (like the coliseum). I used to think the Coliseum was terrible however it is 10x better than the Rose Bowl. Bad access to stadium. Barricades everywhere which makes you feel like cattle. If it wasnt for the Rose Bowl, I... More 

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