131 S St. John Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105

Plan Your Experience

All Symphony Classics concerts are performed at the Ambassador Auditorium located at 131 South St. John Ave, Pasadena, 91105. Often referred to as the “Carnegie Hall of the West,” the world-renowned Ambassador Auditorium is the resident home of the Pasadena Symphony. All performances take place at 2pm and 8pm on concert days. Classical concerts last approximately two hours, and include a brief intermission.

Join us for Insights – a free pre-concert dialogue with our conductor and guest artists that begins one hour prior to each performance. Learn about the works being performed, the historical backgrounds of the composers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at our guest artists and conductors. Insights is made possible with generous support from Alan Fisher, MD and Hear MD.

Tickets can be purchased in several ways:

  • OnlineClick here to purchase tickets online.
  • By Phone: (626) 793-7172.
  • In Person: 150 S Los Robles Ave, Ste 460, Pasadena, CA 91101. Monday through Friday 9 – 5 pm.
  • Onsite Ticket Office on concert days.
    In Person 12 noon to 4 pm and from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Ambassador Auditorium.
  • Email Text (626) 531-1401
  • Ticket Prices
    Please check ticketing pages for latest pricing.
  • Group Tickets
    The Pasadena Symphony is pleased to offer group discounts. Groups of 10 or more are 10% off and groups of 20 or more are 20% off with no handling fees. Group discounts are available for all seating sections. Please contact us for more information.
  • Child Age Recommendations and Restrictions
    Children must be at least 6 years old to attend concerts with the Pasadena Symphony. All children must be able to sit quietly in their own seats throughout the concert without disturbing other patrons or the artists. Please use discretion in choosing to bring a child. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend a concert.

Ticket Policy

All sales are final. No refunds can be made on ticket purchases. Season ticket holders may exchange tickets for another concert in the same series.

If you cannot use your tickets you may donate them back to the Pasadena Symphony and POPS so others may attend. To donate your tickets please contact the box office at We must receive the donation at least 24 hours before the concert. An acknowledgment letter will be mailed to you within 2-3 weeks after the concert for your tax records.

Pasadena Symphony Association is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets or items. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the management. One admission per ticket. Programs, dates, times, ticket prices and artists are subject to change. Ticket holder consents to allow PSA to use his or her image for marketing purposes in all media. All performances will occur rain or shine.  Assistance dogs are allowed but no pets are allowed.

No video recording is allowed. Photography is allowed, but please no flash. Share your photos online! Use #paspops on Facebook and Instagram.

Symphony Lounge

Mix and mingle at our outdoor, tented Symphony Lounge on Ambassador plaza! Perfect for a date night or fun with family and friends — wine, beer, spirits, coffee, appetizers, soup and dessert can be purchased prior to the concert and during intermission.

Symphony Lounge Features:

  • 2400 sq. feet of elegant tented area
  • Fine furniture with tables and seating
  • Full bar with a quality selection of spirits, beer and wine, appetizers, soup and dessert by Cynthia Brooks Catering
  • Music and social ambiance
  • The Symphony Lounge is open 2 hours prior to each concert and during intermission

We strongly encourage you to save time and money by pre-purchasing parking, as space is limited and may sell out. Pre-purchased parking is available until the Friday before each concert or until sold out. Parking onsite is cash-only and subject to availability. All parking lots close at 11 pm.

Prepaid parking is $10. Parking purchased onsite is $15.

Purchase Parking for Ambassador Auditorium.

Maranatha parking is very limited and may sell out prior to the concert. Maranatha parking is located at the covered parking structure just south of the Ambassador on St. John Avenue.  Onsite parking is cash only. Please note, all parking lots close at 11 pm.

 Ample parking is available at the Wells Fargo parking structure directly across Green street (entrance on Terrace at Green St.). Please note, all parking lots close at 11 pm.

Accessible (ADA) parking is located at the surface parking lot adjacent to the Auditorium (entrance on St. John Ave.). Parking is very limited and may sell out before the concert, we strongly recommend pre-purchasing accessible parking in advance.

We offer valet parking for both the 2pm and the 8pm concert for $20. Valet parking is located at the north entrance to Maranatha’s parking structure. Valet parking is limited and is first come, first served, so please arrive early to ensure availability.

Turn an evening at the Symphony into a mini vacation with our preferred hotel partner, Hotel Pasadena.

It’s the perfect way to enjoy an entertaining night out in Pasadena!

Click here to book your stay today  or call (626) 898- 7900.

The Pasadena Symphony is committed to making its concerts accessible for all patrons. Click here for accessibility information.


Tickets for children under 14 are $10.

No children under the age of 6 will be admitted to symphony concerts at Ambassador Auditorium. All children must be able to sit quietly in their own seats throughout the concert without disturbing other patrons or the artists. Please use discretion in choosing to bring a child. Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend a concert.