Press Release from Pasadena Museum of History:
Happy Birthday Pasadena: Marvelous 130!
Celebrate Pasadena’s 130th Birthday
Sunday, June 12, 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Pasadena Museum of History
How to celebrate the City’s 130th birthday? With circus aerial acrobats, carnival-themed exhibits and entertainments, music, special children’s activities, and lots of cake!
Everyone is invited to join the free community festivities on Sunday, June 28, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm as Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena present Happy Birthday Pasadena: Marvelous 130! Mayor Terry Tornek and other VIPs will cut the cake at 2:30, with special thanks to Signature Cake Sponsor, Baja Ranch Supermarket.
This year’s event is especially festive and family-friendly, taking its cue from PMH’s summer exhibition, Flying Horses and Mythical Beasts: The Magical World of Carousel Animals. Visitors will enjoy circus aerial dance performances as well as strolling acrobats, carnival-style music by Southern California Band Organs and Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums, face painting, hands-on crafts, tours of the Finnish Folk Art Museum, and more.
TICKETS: Admission and Parking are Free. For additional information, please visit www.pasadenahistory.org or call 626.577.1660, ext. 10.
Fun for All
We celebrate Pasadena’s 130th birthday with bright and colorful festivities, including
Circus aerial ballet performances at 1:30 and 3:00 pm by Orange County Aerial Arts/Ruby Karen Project, plus strolling acrobats throughout the afternoon;
The “touchable” exhibit Flying Horses and Mythical Beasts: The Magical World of Carousel Animals in the History Center galleries, including a special photo opportunity with one that can be sit upon;
Carnival and festive music by Southern California Band Tours of the Finnish Folk Art Museum, presented by the Finlandia Foundation;
Face Painting sponsored by Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority;
Carnival-themed hands-on crafts;
Free Birthday Cake and Popcorn;
Refreshing drinks for sale by Duarte Lemonade Brigade.
Thank You & Location Information
Happy Birthday Pasadena – Forward Motion is presented by Pasadena Museum of History and the City of Pasadena, and supported through the generosity of numerous Event Partners, Sponsors and Volunteers.
Pasadena Museum of History is located at 470 W. Walnut St. (corner Walnut St. and Orange Grove Blvd.), Pasadena 91103. Free parking. Please visit the Museum website at http://www.pasadenahistory.org/ for updates on special event parking for Happy Birthday Pasadena or call 626-577-1660.