logo
CityManger-PublicAffairs-Content

Pasadena In Focus
May - June 2009

Family Fun at the Rose Bowl Open House

Don't miss the Rose Bowl Open House Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It's free! See it like you never have before - the stadium from field seats, press box, locker rooms, media center, and field; enjoy a free hot dog from the official stadium concessionaire; play interactive games on the stadium field, hear all about the past, current, and future Rose Bowl.

Docents will offer fascinating facts about this historic stadium. And, you will learn about the Rose Bowl Operating Company's exciting plan to renovate and restore the stadium and make it fit for the future.

The stadium, which seats more than 90,000 people, is the proud home of the annual Rose Bowl Game, BCS national college football championship games every four years, home football games of the UCLA Bruins, annual Fourth of July celebrations, concerts, filmings and the famous R. G. Canning Flea Market the second Sunday of every month.
A national historic landmark built in 1922, the stadium furthered its world-class reputation by hosting five NFL Super Bowl games, the 1984 Olympic soccer matches, the 1994 Men's World Cup, the 1999 Women's World Cup and numerous other memorable events over the past 87 years.

The open house is hosted by the Rose Bowl Operating Company, Pasadena Heritage, Linda Vista Annandale Association, West Pasadena Residents Association and East Arroyo Residents Association; sponsors include the city of Pasadena, NAACP Pasadena Branch, Pasadena Center Operating Company and Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.

Park free in Lot F and enter the stadium through Gate G. For more information visit www.rosebowlstadium.com or call 577-3100