Old Pasadena Summer Cinema returns for another year as a month-long, FREE movie series featuring nearly 20 screenings in predominantly outdoor locations. Running from July 1 – July 29, this annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all forms, offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres in unique locales throughout the historic district of Old Pasadena. All the Old Pasadena Summer Cinema screenings are free and open to the public.
Three screenings in Central Park are themed events that include special activities and the chance to picnic in the park prior to each film. Bring your own chairs and blankets to Central Park.
DATE NIGHT: The Sting
6:00pm Walking Tour (ticketed)
Old Pasadena served as a filming location for The Sting; our guided tour hosted by Pasadena Walking Tours will visit several filming locales – buy your $10 ticket for the walking tour in advance. Ticket price includes a Prohibition-era cocktail at POP Champagne & Dessert Bar.
6:30pm Music + Special Activities
Pre-film activities at the park include live ragtime music with Holly Street Stompers, swing dance lessons with Dance Street Studio, and a Prohibition-themed photo booth.
8:30pm The Sting (1973) PG - 129 min.
In Chicago in 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. The classic film starring Robert Redford and Paul Newman was inspired by real-life cons perpetrated by brothers Fred and Charley Gondorff.