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Things to Do in Pasadena + Additional Resources

The following information gives you fast and easy access to a wide variety of resources in the LA area. We recommend that you review it prior to your arrival, because it contains information from grocery stores to restaurants, pharmacies to banks, transit to theaters, free things to do in LA, and much more.

Welcome, we look forward to seeing you!

Health and Fitnss

Exercise, Pharmacy

Exercise

24-Hour Fitness
525 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 795-7121

LA Fitness
201 S Lake Ave
(626) 568-3598

The Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr.
(626) 577-3101

Trails
There are many hiking and biking trails in the Pasadena area.

Pharmacies

CVS
900 N Lake Ave
(626) 794-4714

727 S Arroyo Pkwy (Open 24 hours)
(626)795-3180

Rite Aid
1038 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 796-5539

1421 E Washington Blvd
(626) 296-0245

Walgreens
310 South Lake Ave
(626) 583-8066

670 N Lake Ave
(626) 585-8926

2376 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 768-4040

Arts & Education

Bookstores, Movies, Museums, Music, Public Libraries, Theaters, Zoos

Bookstores

Archives Book Shop
509 E Walnut St
(626) 584-5350

Barnes and Noble
111 W Colorado Blvd
(626) 585-0362

Vroman's Bookstore
695 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 449-5320
*Be sure to check their website for special events, including discussions with authors and book signings.

Gardens

Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200

The Huntington
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 405-2100

The Arboretum
301 N Baldwin Ave
Arcadia, CA 91007
(626) 821-3222

Movie Theaters

ArcLight Pasadena
336 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 568-8888

iPic Theater
42 Miller Alley
(626) 639-2260

Laemmle's Playhouse 7
673 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 844-6500

Regency Academy Cinemas
1003 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 229-9400
*Plays second-run movies.

Museums

Guide for Free Museums

The Gamble House
4 Westmoreland Place
(626) 793-3334

The Huntington
1151 Oxford Rd
San Marino, CA 91108
(626) 405-2100

Norton Simon Museum
411 W Colorado Blvd
(626) 449-6840

Pacific Asia Museum
46 N Los Robles Ave
(626) 449-2742

Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 E Union St
(626) 568-3665

Music

Boston Court Performing Arts Center
70 N Mentor Ave
(626) 683-6883

Hollywood Bowl
2301 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000

Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival
85 E Holly St
Pasadena, CA 91103

Walt Disney Concert Hall (LA Philharmonic)
111 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(323) 850-2000

Public Libraries

Pasadena Public Library
285 E Walnut St
(626) 744-4066

Central Library (Los Angeles Public Library)
630 W 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
*This library is accessible through the metro rail line public transportation system.

Theaters

A Noise Within Theater
3352 E Foothill Blvd
(626) 356-3100

The Ahmanson Theatre
135 N Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 628-2772

Boston Court Performing Arts Center
70 N Mentor Ave
(626) 683-6883

Glendale Centre Theater
324 N Orange St
Glendale, CA
(818) 244-8481

Dolby Theater
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 308-6300

Pantages Theatre
6233 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 468-1770

Pasadena Playhouse
39 S El Molino Ave
(626) 356-7529

Zoos

Aquarium of the Pacific

Los Angeles Zoo

San Diego Zoo

San Diego Safari Park

Sea World

Food

Farmer's Market, Grocery, Eateries and Restaurants

Farmer's Markets

Grand Central Market (Los Angeles)

South Pasadena Farmer's Market (South Pasadena)

Pasadena Farmer's Market
City Hall Centennial Square
100 N Garfield Ave
Wednesdays, 4:00-8:00 PM

Local Grocery Stores

Ralph's
160 N Lake Ave
(626) 793-7420

Trader Joe's
345 S Lake Ave
(626) 395-9553

Target
777 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 584-1606

Eateries and Restaurants (within 3 blocks of Fuller)

Beany's Cafe
451 E Colorado Blvd.

Blaze Pizza
667 E Colorado Blvd.

California Pizza Kitchen
99 N Los Robles Ave

Lucky Boy
531 E Walnet St.

McCormick & Schmick's
111 N Los Robles Ave.

Technique Restaurant
525 East Colorado Blvd.

Tender Greens
621 E Colorado Blvd.

Urth Caffe
594 E Colorado Blvd.

Money and Transit

Banks, Public Transportation

Banks

Bank of America
399 E Colorado Blvd
(818) 507-6700

Bank of the West
587 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 564-4000

Chase Bank
860 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 795-5177

East West Bank
135 N Los Robles Ave, #100
(626) 768-6088

US Bank
720 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 397-4924

Wells Fargo
82 S Lake Ave
(626) 449-8611

Public Transportation

Metro (Los Angeles Area)

ARTS (Pasadena Area)

Worship

Local Church Services

All Saints Church (Episcopal)
132 N Euclid Ave
(626) 796-1172

Sundays at 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 11:15 am, and 1:00 pm (Spanish)

First Baptist Church
75 North Marengo Ave
(626) 793-7164
Sundays at 10:30 am

First Congregational Church of Pasadena (UCC)
464 E Walnut St
(626) 795-0696
Sundays at 10:00 am

First United Methodist Church
500 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 796-0157
Sundays at 10:00 am

Lake Avenue Church
393 N Lake Ave
(626) 844-4700
Saturdays at 5:00 pm
Sundays at 9:00 am and 11:00 am (English and Spanish services at 11 AM, Spanish service in chapel)

Oasis Church
Located at The Ice House at 24 N Mentor Ave
(626) 421-9023
Sundays at 5:00 PM

Pasadena Presbyterian Church
585 E Colorado Blvd
(626) 793-2191
Sundays at 10:00 am (English) and 12:00pm (Korean)

FInding Free or Discounted Activities

Contact
(626) 584-5200
(800) 235-2222
135 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91182

Directions/Maps

Admissions
admissions@fuller.edu