About Pasadena

Welcome to Pasadena! This vibrant and walkable city offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural activities within a short distance of the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel and the Convention Center. More information is available from the Pasadena Convention & Vistors Bureau. Smartphone users may also wish to download the GoPasadena app.

See below for a map of Pasadena that shows all the important conference-related points, including workshop and special event locations.


View ARLIS/NA Pasadena Area Map in a larger map

All programs are taking place in the Pasadena Convention Center. The Registration/Hospitality Desk is located in the Conference Building lobby. Sessions and special events are taking place in both wings. Please see below for details.

Pasadena Museums and Arts Institutions

Convention Center Area Guide

Pasadena Area Guide

Airports

1. Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank. (14 miles from Pasadena).
Airlines that fly to BUR are Alaska, Delta Connection, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and US Airways.
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2. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) (25 miles from Pasadena).
Most Major airlines fly to LAX.
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3. Long Beach Airport (LGB) (24 miles from Pasadena).
Airlines that fly to LGB are Alaska, Delta, JetBlue, and US Airways.
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4. Ontario Airport (ONT) (37 miles from Pasadena).
Airlines that fly to ONT are Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Airways.
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5. John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County. (47 miles from Pasadena).
Airlines that fly to SNA are Airtran, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and US Airways, and Westjet.
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Pasadena Public Transit

Pasadena Parking Information

Convention Center - $10 a day

Paseo Colorado - 90 minutes free with mall validation, then $1.50 per half hour. Up to a maximum of $6 with validation, $9 without.

Pasadena Parking Lots - http://cityofpasadena.net/Transportation/Parking_Facilities_and_Rates/
(additional map here: http://goo.gl/maps/OGHJe)

Metro Gold Line Parking -