FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2018
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
Lisa Derderian, Interim Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office
(626) 744-4755, firstname.lastname@example.org
HOP INTO EGG BOWL AND CELEBRATE SPRING IN PASADENA MARCH 31
PASADENA, Calif.—Celebrate spring by hopping your way through Pasadena’s FREE Egg Bowl and Spring Festival Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr. This is the fourth year the Egg Bowl will be held at the historic stadium, and more than 6,000 people are expected to attend. 80,000 eggs will line the historic Rose Bowl Stadium field!
The excitement will begin with a special ticketed Bunny Brunch in the Terry Donahue Pavilion, Stadium Club Lounge. Tickets are required for the brunch and tickets will not be sold at the event, but the Egg Bowl egg hunts and spring festival are free and open to the public. Take photos with the bunny, access an exclusive egg hunt before the event opens to the public, enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausages and more. The public can purchase advance tickets online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/egg-bowl-bunny-brunch-tickets-42928259580?aff=ehomecard. One lucky Bunny Brunch ticket holder will win a free Rose Bud membership, the official kids club of the Rose Bowl Stadium!
Three separate FREE egg hunts for kids ages 0 to 12 will begin at 11:30 a.m. The second set of egg hunts will start at 12:45 p.m. and the last at 2:00 p.m. No registration is required and admission is FREE. All egg hunts are the same. Remember to bring your best egg hunting basket or purchase a $3 bucket for Pasadena’s largest egg hunt.
Hop over to the Spring Festival featuring free family activities, games, performances including a bubble artist, a puppet show and the Wilson Marching Band, arts and crafts, face painting (nominal fees apply), food for sale and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Scheduled exhibitors at the festival include, Armory Center for the Arts, The Huntington, Lakeshore Learning Store, Options for Learning, Mission Renaissance Fine Art, Pasadena Educational Foundation, PlayLab, Ronald McDonald House, Stratford School, Southern California Children’s Museum, the Sri Lanka Foundation and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Interested in Pasadena’s popular Summer Day Camps? Take advantage of our summer day camp preview sale at this year’s Egg Bowl. Pasadena residents are eligible to register for camp at the event! There is a nominal fee for face painting and limited supplies of buckets and commemorative Egg Bowl backpacks will be available for purchase as well. Regular camp fees apply to all enrollments.
Free rides to and from the Egg Bowl and Festival will be offered on Pasadena Transit Route 51 Saturday buses from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Route 51 will run every 22 minutes, and 11 minutes between 10:30 a.m. and 2:20 p.m. The route travels between Old Pasadena & Memorial Park Gold Line Station along Fair Oaks to the Rose Bowl. The Rose Bowl Stadium is a 5-minute walk from the nearest Pasadena Transit bus stop. View the route map and schedule at www.pasadenatransit.net Riders will also be entered in a raffle to win great prizes! Free parking is available in Lot F for people who drive to the event.
The Egg Bowl is sponsored by the City of Pasadena, Human Services and Recreation Department www.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices and the Rose Bowl Operating Company www.rosebowlstadium.com. Additional sponsors include the Sri Lanka Foundation https://srilankafoundation.org/, Pasadena Tournament of Roses https://www.tournamentofroses.com/ and the Pasadena Recreation and Parks Foundation http://www.prpf.org/. For more information about the spring Egg Bowl visit https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices/community-event/eggbowl/ or call (626) 744-6530.
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