Travel

Parking

In addition to the parking lots listed, street parking is also available between the hours of 6:00am until 2:00am Please read signs carefully to avoid any No Parking restrictions. There is no overnight street parking in Pasadena (unless otherwise posted) This is between the hours of 2:00am-6:00am. You can purchase a $3 overnight street parking permit at this link.

Pasadena Hilton Hotel:

168 South Los Robles Ave

Pasadena, CA 91101

Daily Parking:

  • Valet Parking – $21 (Front Entrance)
  • Self Parking – $19 (No Elevator/Garage)

Paseo Colorado

400 E. Green St.

Closest Parking Option – Best Option for Evening Dances (5 min walk) — $9 max/day. NO in & out privileges. Open 10am-2:30am. Overnight parking OK.


Airports

Check out our Ground Transportation section before booking your flight to find the best options for transportation from the airport to our hotel.

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (BUR)

Closest to venues

Small and convenient airport, sometimes prices here are the same as LAX, check transportation costs to hotel.

Driving directions to hotel

Take I-5 South to CA-134 Freeway East to I-210 East. Exit Lake Avenue and turn right. Continue down Lake Avenue to Cordova and turn right. Proceed down Cordova to Los Robles Avenue and turn right. Hotel is located immediately on the right

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Largest airport in the area, less convenient but usually has the best airfare prices (we recommend coordinating your flight with friends and sharing a shuttle to the hotel).

Driving directions to hotel

Take I-105 East to CA-110 North. The 110 ends in Pasadena and become Arroyo Parkway. Continue one mile to Cordova and turn right. Continue down Cordova to Los Robles and turn left. Hotel is at the corner of Cordova and Los Robles.

Ontario International Airport (ONT)

Driving directions to hotel

Take I-10 West to CA-57 North to I-210 West. Exit Lake Avenue and turn left. Continue on Lake to Cordova Avenue and turn right. Proceed down Cordova to Los Robles and turn right. The hotel is located immediately on the right.

Vintage Flight

Ground Transportation

California Balboa Classic is located in the heart of Pasadena, and is within easy walking distance of food and shopping. If you plan to stay on-site you will not need transportation after you arrive at the hotel. If you want to do sightseeing, renting a car is recommended.

Shuttle Services

If you are not renting a car, we recommend booking a shuttle in advance. Please note, the Pasadena Hilton does not have a shuttle service. If you are arriving & leaving at the same time as other dancers, consider booking a group shuttle for a faster trip.

Deco Shuttle

Public Transportation

Using public transportation is possible is the Greater Los Angeles area, but can be time consuming and complicated, especially with luggage. If you choose to use public transportation, please remember this is a large city — safety first!

From Burbank Airport:

Take the Metrolink Train from the Burbank Airport to L.A. Union Station. Transfer to Metro Gold Line Train to Pasadena, exit at Del Mar Station. Walk north on S Arroyo Pkwy toward Cordova St., head west on Cordova St for approx .5 miles (uphill). The Pasadena Masonic Temple and Pasadena Hilton will be on the right.

From LAX:

Instead of the train, use the Flyaway Shuttle from LAX to L.A. Union Station. Transfer to Metro Gold Line Train to Pasadena, exit at Del Mar Station. Walk north on S Arroyo Pkwy toward Cordova St., head west on Cordova St for approx .5 miles (uphill). The Pasadena Masonic Temple and Pasadena Hilton will be on the right.


Around Pasadena

California Balboa Classic is located in the heart of Pasadena, and is within easy walking distance of food and shopping. If you plan to stay on-site you will not need transportation after you arrive at the hotel. If you want to do sightseeing, renting a car is recommended.

Food

In addition to food available at the Westin Hotel, there are many food options within a short distance of the California Balboa Classic.
Paseo Colorado Dining Options
South Lake Ave Dining Options
Trader Joe’s (grocery store)
345 S Lake Ave
Pasadena, Ca 91101

Shopping

Because of Pasadena’s fantastic year-round weather, there are several outdoor shopping centers near the downtown area.

Pasadena Antique Mall

Located within the nearby Paseo Colorado mall, this antique mall is always worth a stroll for vintage lovers.

Paseo Colorado

Pedestrian mall with major stores, food & movie theaters.

One Colorado

Aka “Old Town Pasadena”, this strip features independent and chain stores and restaurants.

South Lake Ave

Upscale shopping, and even more food options!

Sightseeing

Art Deco Walking Tours

Led by the L.A. Conservancy, there are several Saturday & Sunday morning walking tours of Downtown Los Angeles, easily accessible via the Gold Line Train from Pasadena. Or explore on your own with their Self-Guided Tours!

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Norton Simon Museum

Map

Pasadena Masonic Temple

Paseo Colorado Parking

 

Paseo Colorado

330 E Union St. Parking

330 E Union St.

Parking

Paseo Colorado - Dining Options & Shopping

Paseo Colorado

Dining Options & Shopping

Trader Joe's - Grocery Store

Trader Joe’s

Grocery Store

Pasadena Antique Mall

Pasadena Antique Mall

One Colorado - Shopping

One Colorado

Shopping

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington Library,

Art Collections,

and Botanical Gardens

Norton Simon Museum

Norton Simon Museum