Located in Pasadena, California, the Rose Bowl is home to the New Year's Tournament of Roses Football Game and the UCLA Bruin football team. It first opened in October 1922 and has been expanded several times since. Today, it can hold over 92,500 spectators with everyone seated and is the 15th largest stadium in the world. The Rose Bowl regularly hosts concerts, NCAA sporting events, religious gatherings and the R.G. Canning Flea Market, the world's largest such gathering. Visitors can choose premium seating with club seats, loge boxes and suites available for many events. The best tickets the Rose Bowl events are available at Stubhub.
Is the Rose Bowl accessible by public transportation?
The Metro Gold Line offers service into Pasadena. For those traveling via the Gold Line, you need to exit at the Memorial Park Station. There are signs guiding you to the Rose Bowl Shuttle at the Parsons parking lot that runs directly to the stadium. Metrolink brings passengers into Union Station. Passengers need to transfer to the Gold Line to get to the stadium. Those within Pasadena can take Line 187 to the Parsons parking lot and take the Rose Bowl Shuttle the rest of the way.
Is there on-site parking?
Yes. Parking is available all around the stadium with preferred parking in Lots H, 1A and K right next to the stadium itself. Those with passes park closer in than those that choose general parking. Special parking is available for RVs and buses.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
There are a number of concession stands located around the stadium offering a wide selection of food and drink options. The stadium also has standalone restaurants open for certain events throughout the year. Alcohol is sold within the stadium except for UCLA Bruin home games.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Next to Rose Bowl Stadium, the Brookside Golf Course offers a 36-hole course that is often rated in the top 15 courses in the state.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Rose Bowl Stadium is open to people of all ages, including children. There may be events, however, where age limitations are imposed. If you have a doubt, it's best to contact the box office about the age restrictions for the specific event you're attending.
Is the Rose Bowl Stadium a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Yes. The Stadium has over 350 designated seating spaces for visitors who need wheelchair seating. All gates meet ADA guidelines for wheelchair access. There are over 330 parking stalls designated for those with accessibility needs.Back to Top
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