PASADENA, Calif.—The highly anticipated City of Pasadena ArtNight returns Friday, October 14, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions. More than 20 venues will feature diverse works of art, theatre, music and dance by the best of the city’s creative community. Enjoy hands-on, interactive activities for all ages and interests, all for FREE!

Visit City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., to listen to live music and create a festive pumpkin succulent planter. Other ArtNight offerings include the Pennington Dance Group at A Room to Create; improv classes at the Pasadena Playhouse taught by artists from the Impro Theater – no acting or improv experience necessary; self-guided tours of The Gamble House; a preview of “Chilling Classic Tales!”, a radio-style live performance by Parson’s Nose Theater; readings from award-winning authors and family literary games at Red Hen Press; and an exploration of Jackie Robinson’s legacy and impact on African-American culture in Pasadena through historical images and artifacts at the Jackie Robinson Community Center.

Visit for more details and the full list of arts and culture offerings during ArtNight, one of Southern California’s most exciting events!

Participating arts and cultural institutions include:

A free shuttle service will be available throughout the evening, with stops at each venue. Food trucks will be on site at City Hall, the Alkebu-Lan Cultural Center and the Pasadena History Museum, offering tasty food and drinks for purchase.

Be sure to post photos and videos of your experience on social media using the hashtag #ArtNightPasadena and tag the City of Pasadena (@PasadenaGov on Twitter and @CityofPasadena on Instagram and Facebook). We will share as many posts as possible!

ArtNight is produced by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Pasadena Department of Planning and Community Development, in collaboration with participating arts and cultural institutions. For accessibility information and assistance, call (626) 744-7062.