City of Pasadena’s Free Fall ArtNight Returns Friday, Oct. 14

Men, women and children at ArtNight event looking at Christmas holiday-themed inflatables indoorsPASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena’s highly anticipated ArtNight returns Friday, Oct. 14, 6–10 p.m., at Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions. Over 20 venues will showcase diverse works of art, theatre, music and dance by the best the city’s creative community has to offer. Enjoy hands-on, interactive activities for all ages and interests—all for FREE!

Visit City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., to enjoy live music and create a festive pumpkin succulent planter. Additional ArtNight offerings include The Pennington Dance Group at A Room to Create; improv lessons at Pasadena Playhouse taught by Impro Theatre artists—no acting or improv experience needed; self-guided tours of The Gamble House; a preview of “Chilling Classic Tales!,” a live radio-style performance by Parson’s Nose Theatre; readings by award-winning authors and family-friendly 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 Jackie Robinson Community Center.

Visit for additional details and the complete list of art and cultural offerings during ArtNight, one of the most exciting events in Southern California!

Participating arts and cultural institutions include:

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

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

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

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