45 square miles, Pasadena is the largest suburb of Houston.
With a population between 170 and 200,000, it borders on
Seabrook, Baytown, Pearland, Clear Lake City, League City,
South Houston, and Houston. Pasadena is known for its
festival celebrations and major events. It hosts the annual
Pasadena Strawberry Festival at the Pasadena Fairgrounds.
This event draws huge crowds. It celebrates Pasadena's
historical link to strawberry growing.
The Pasadena Livestock
Show and Rodeo is one of the biggest in the country.
Drawing cowboys and cowgirls from throughout the U.S. Top
musical performers play there every year.