PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The heart of Pasadena will be buzzing with family-friendly activity and entertainment beginning Friday, December 30th, 2016 through the afternoon of Sunday, January 1st, 2017 at the 2nd annual Live on Green! New Year's celebration. This FREE, family festival takes place at the Pasadena Convention Center celebrating the iconic Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game and this year will host the kickoff of the nationwide 70th birthday celebration of the United States Air Force with over 20,000 SQ FT of exhibits, simulators and full-size jets on display!
With activities, entertainment and attractions for the entire family, come explore over 100,000 SQ FT filled with the sounds of music from the Let Us Entertain You Stage, laughter from Toddler Play Area, indoor beach volleyball court, and Los Angeles Rams run, pass, and punt inflatable obstacle courses all found in the Coaches' Challenge Family Fun Zone.
In the Celebrate with Spirit Pavilion you'll be amazed and overwhelmed by the incredible display of the most comprehensive collection of USAF technology and advanced military defense systems. Visitors will have the opportunity to test their skills in various challenges and learn what it takes to become an Airman in the Air Force Performance Lab.
Everyone will enjoy the Celebrate the Extraordinary Pavilion where they will see the 128 year history of the iconic Rose Parade on display, enjoy the priceless parade memorabilia and be able to watch celebrated Rose Bowl Games from decades past. And be sure to climb into the driver's seat of the Live on Green float on display at the entrance to Live on Green and learn just how difficult it is to steer a 40,000 lb. fully decorated "floral masterpiece" 5.5 miles down Colorado Boulevard without being able to see anything but a pink stripe painted on the roadway as a guide!
Hungry? Enjoy a delicious snack or lunch from the Live on Green Bistro presented by Dole, have a sample of Zhena's aromatic tea while getting a complimentary shiatsu message or a sip on a smoothie sample from the DOLE Smoothie Bar, and don't forget to grab a DOLE Whip!
For foodies, stroll over to the Culinary Cues Stage and see Celebrity Chefs, including Chef Jamie Gwen, and renowned Mixologists as they entertain and enlighten us on the ways to make entertaining and every day special. And if you are lucky perhaps you'll be asked to join them on stage to sous chef or sample!
Pasadena is already synonymous with celebrating the New Year and now at Live on Green everyone can start the party early with a fun filled day of discovery, entertainment, and food starting at 9:00AM on December 30th and 31st and running until 6:00 PM and opening on January 1st at 12:00PM and closing at 4:00PM.
For a more information, directions and a schedule of events visit liveongreenpasadena.com and come ready to ring in the New Year Pasadena style. This is a production of Huerta Quorum, Glendale, California.
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