Main Stage


Join us throughout the day for entertainment provided by local arts organizations and performers, culminating with live bands to end the party.

Location: 50 S. Madison Ave (At Colorado Ave)

12:30 -12:50 PMPasadena Master Chorale

1:05 - 1:25 PM – Los Angeles College of Music presents: Neon Dusk

1:40 - 2:00 PM – PCC Theatre Project MacBeth & PCC Opera presents: Pirates of Penzance

2:15 - 2:40 PM – Ballet Folklorico Quetzal

2:45 - 3:20 PM Makoto Taiko Drumming

3:35 - 4:10 PM – Blue13 Dance Company and Birthday Cake Celebration & Speeches from Mayor Terry Tornek and Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman

4:20 - 4:35 PM – Professional Childcare Development Associates (PCDA) NoteAbles Youth Choir

4:50 - 5:10 PM – Pasadena Conservatory of Music

5:25 - 5:45 PM – School Of Rock Pasadena

6:00 - 6:15 PM – Pasadena Dance Theatre

6:30 - 7:00 PM Pasadena City College Jazz Combo

7:10 - 7:20 PM  Bordertown Now's Culture Clash

7:35 - 8:05 PM – California Feetwarmers

8:20 - 9:00 PM – Caught A Ghost

9:15 - 10:00 PM – Boogaloo Assassins





Family Stage


From puppet shows to storytelling, and more, the Family Stage brings fun for all ages.

Location: Pasadena Playhouse Courtyard


12:30 - 12:50 PM – Creating Arts Company

1:05 - 1:15 PM Tutu School Pasadena

1:35 - 1:50 PM – Pasadena Civic Ballet

2:05 - 2:35 PM – Bob Baker Marionette Theatre

4:10 - 4:30 PM – Nine O'Clock Players

4:45 - 4:55 PM Vroman's Storytime with Mr. Steve

5:05 - 5:25 PM – Athletic Garage Dance Center

5:40 -  6:10 PM – Pasadena Civic Ballet Musical Theatre

6:25 - 6:55 PMMagician Jimmy H

SILENT DISCO: Headphone Party

7:00 - 10:00 PM




Explore your inner artist with a full day of interactive booths provided by our partners in Pasadena and surrounding communities.

Armory Center for the Artsfrom still lifes to printmaking, create in the Open Arts Studio 

Backstage at the Playhouse – Go behind the scenes for a look into the history and architecture of the Pasadena Playhouse. Every half-hour from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, starting at Artist’s Entrance

Akabeko Project - Mod podge/paper mache activity

Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association - Interactive, hands on display of animal biofacts

Interactive Circles - help fashion and re-fashion circles in a colorful communal work by Rebekah Neel and Meagan VanDeventer

Kidspace Children's Museum - Imagination Playground™

Lyd & Mo Photography Studio  – take a photo on a flower wall

Metaforyou – Interactive one-on-one experiences with immersive actors

Mr. Pasadena’s Playland – jumbo versions of your favorite games

MUSE/IQUE  – see how voice can be altered with pedal with artists Ben McLain and Katharine Hoye

Pasadena Chalk Festival – see master chalk artist Jen Swain in action

Pasadena Museum of California Art – Communal weaving installation

Pasadena Museum of History - Science Fiction Trivia Quiz and displays of photos

City of Pasadena – Crafts and Games

Pasadena Playhouse Tours – Get a behind the scenes look at The State Theater of California with 20 minute walking tours from 2:30 - 4:30 PM

Pasadena Symphony and POPS – Instrument Petting Zoo

Pasadena Walking Tours What was Pasadena like 100 years ago? Explore the Playhouse District in the 1900s to today. Tours at 2:30 pm and 4pm – meet in front of Playhouse Plaza at the statue

Professional Child Development Associates – emoji craft and pasta necklaces

Shumei Arts Council – Origami paper folding craft demonstration and workshop

Side Street Projects – Sketch and wood models for “Topografia de uma cidade grande”

Sierra Madre Playhouse – Crafty “pies” and tiny things to celebrate upcoming productions

Spun Chairs – take a seat, rock side-to-side, or spin around!

Surrogate Gallery – Virtual reality painting with artist Brad Wallace

USC Pacific Asia Museum  – Paper fans creation

Zimmer Children's Museum by Sharewell - Sense-ational art program