Local EventsWhat’s on the Calendar

Whether you prefer music, food, sports, or the outdoors, Southern California offers a world of exciting experiences and activities, and our convenient Los Angeles hotel puts you in the center of it all. Here’s a quick rundown of some of our favorite Pasadena events to help you start planning your next trip.

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Descanso Gardens Enchanted Forest of Light

Begins November 21, 2021

Visit the annual Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Gardens November 21, 2021 - January 9th, 2022.

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UCLA Football Games

Sept 18 - Nov 27

Attend one of the upcoming UCLA football games this season:

September 18, 2021 7:45pm
UCLA VS. FRESNO STATE

October 2, 2021 TBD
UCLA VS. ARIZONA STATE

October 23, 2021 TBD
UCLA VS. OREGON

November 13, 2021 TBD
UCLA VS. COLORADO

November 27,2021 TBD
UCLA VS. CAL

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The Rose Bowl Flea Market

Monthly, on the Second Sunday

This mega flea market happens the second Sunday of every month and attracts many people from all over town looking for exclusive vintage pieces or just a great deal. 

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Disneyland Theme Parks

Now Open

Disneyland® Theme Parks are now open and just a short 40 minute drive from the Comfort Inn Near Old Town Pasadena!

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Universal Studios

Now Open

After much anticipation, Universal Studios Hollywood has now reopened! Debuting an all-new ride based on “The Secret Life of Pets,” plus the ever-popular fan favorites, including Jurassic World, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and The World-Famous Studio Tour, it’s going to be a spring and summer of fun together, whether you’re escaping with your closest friends or enjoying quality time with the family. 

Halloween Horror Nights is back! Select dates Sept 9 - Oct 31

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Rose Parade

January 1, 2022

The 131st Rose Parade is set to kick off another new year with spirited marching bands from across the nation, majestic floral floats, and high-stepping horses. Conveniently located near the parade’s path, Comfort Inn Pasadena sells out fast during this event, so we recommend booking your reservations early. The parade will be broadcast in over 200 international territories and countries on ABC, Hallmark Channel, ESPN, KTLA5, NBC, RFD-TV, but there’s nothing like seeing it in person!

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Rose Bowl

January 1, 2022

Continuing the tradition at the historic Rose Bowl Stadium this new year, the Rose Bowl Game will follow the fun of the Rose Parade with an exciting match-up between two of the top teams in the nation. The Comfort Inn near Old Town Pasadena in Eagle Rock, California is a popular hotel during the Rose Bowl, so be sure to make your reservations early to be a part of this once-in-a-lifetime event, broadcast exclusively on ESPN and ESPN radio.