Go Metro! Take the Gold Line to Memorial Park Station, then transfer to the Metro Local Line 180/181 to Colorado & Orange Grove. If you’re up for it, the bridge is also a quick 20 minute walk through Old Pasadena on Colorado Boulevard. Plan your best route using the Trip Planner to the right or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876).


The Pasadena Transit bus will run throughout the evening, take Route 10 Saturday which runs from Allen Gold Line Station to Old Pasadena. Catch the Route 10 at Colorado Blvd and Arroyo Parkway (if connecting from Gold Line Memorial Park Station) or anywhere along Colorado, and get off at Colorado Blvd at Orange Grove Blvd  (FREE). If you use street or flat-rate parking in Old Pasadena, walk to any Pasadena Transit bus stop for a ride to the Bridge party entrance.

5:00 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. every 17 minutes

It takes 4 minutes to get to the Colorado Street Bridge from Old Pasadena on Pasadena Transit 

Live bus arrival times can be found at, through the Pasadena Transit app or at BusFinders at select stops.

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If you choose to take Uber or Lyft, please have your driver drop you off or pick up up at the Elks Lodge. It is located across the street from the entrance to the party. 400 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105


LIMITED FREE PARKING: Free parking will be available on surface streets (along South Grand Ave. and side streets and on both sides of South Orange Grove Ave. after 6pm) where permitted. Avoid parking in areas with “No Parking” signs, as cars left in these designated areas will be towed. Pasadena Heritage is not responsible for any towed vehicles.

PAID PARKING: Convenient parking is available at the Elk’s Lodge at the corner of Orange Grove Blvd. and Green St. (enter from Green St.) for $10.00. Flat rate parking is available in Old Pasadena after 5:00 p.m. Park in Old Pasadena and take the free Pasadena Transit Bus from Colorado Blvd. to the Bridge Party Stop.