Welcome to the Playhouse District – an eclectic, cosmopolitan community rich in history and architecture.

The District combines tradition and class with cool modernity. Come explore Pasadena’s history while experiencing its future. Walk our tree-lined streets and discover a treasury of art and culture.

Experience the Playhouse District – the best of Pasadena with a cultural twist.


Public Art

The Pasadena Playhouse District is host to text-based art on utility boxes and store front art installations that add to the cultural richness of the Arts District. Learn More

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