Happy Birthday Pasadena

Celebrate the City’s 129th birthday!

Everyone is invited to join the free community festivities on Sunday, June 28 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm as Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena present Happy Birthday Pasadena: Forward Motion! View fascinating cars, bicycles, and other vehicles that were innovative for their time – both a century ago and today.  Dignitaries will be on hand to cut the cake, marking Pasadena’s 129th year since incorporation.  Purchase tickets to win a fabulous raffle basket; proceeds benefit the Museum. Explore companion exhibitions When Johnny Came Marching West: How the Civil War Shaped Pasadena and Thaddeus Lowe: Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army. Enjoy a slice of complimentary birthday cake, entertainment, and a craft workshop.

Free Admission!

MetroGo Metro to the Pasadena Museum of History and receive a free stylized map of Pasadena! For more details, click here. Take the Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station and walk a few blocks west on Walnut St. towards Orange Grove Blvd. For your best route, fare information, or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro (323.466.3876).


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The Craig Family

Honorable Steve Madison

Joyce McGilvray

Andrew Stevenson

West Pasadena Residents’ Association


Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

M&R Professional Services


Anderson Business Technology

Monte Vista Grove Homes











Event Partners 

City of Pasadena

Beacon Media

Foothill Transit

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)


Custom Comfort Mattress – Pasadena

L.A. Parent


Lemonade Brigade, Duarte

Rita’s Italian Ice






This list reflects gifts received as of April 14, 2015.