Directions & Parking

The Science Fair is held at the

Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 793-2122

For specific driving instructions:



Students, Parents and General Public Parking at Paseo Colorado (“Modern Parking, Inc.”, right across the street) is $9/day but can be less with 90 minute validation from retail merchants/restaurants. See description below: the LA County Science & Engineering Fair does not validate.

Paseo Colorado (Modern Parking, Inc.)   Underground: Open 7 days a week and provides free parking for the first 90 minutes with a validation. Macy’s customers receive a 2 hour validation free and Arclight Theater customers receive a four hour validation for $2. The rate thereafter is $1.50 per one half hour, with a daily maximum of only $6 with validation or $9 without validation. Please note that only one validation per visit will be accepted.  The LA County Science & Engineering Fair does not validate.

Science Fair Staff, Judges and Volunteers ONLY: You have RESERVED parking at the Pasadena Convention Center/Sheraton Hotel underground parking structure: Parking has been increased from $9/day to $12/day. Parking validation for volunteers and/or judges is dependent upon fundraising.

Here’s a website that shows rates for several parking structures in the area.

Click here to download parking map: