Category Archive: Local Events
April 24, 2015
If you’re staying with us this weekend, you’re in for a treat! On Saturday, our city’s “most epic” beer fest is back in town, and it’s not just for beer lovers. The Hops & Hopes Craft Beer Fest is an annual event that raises funds for Beer Autism Hope, a charity that supports the autism community in countless ways.
Everyone knows Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world. We have Disneyworld and Universal Studios, the tours at world-famous television and film production studios including NBC and Warner Brothers. So it usually comes as a surprise to many that LA is also one of the best museum destinations in the country.
February 23, 2015
Xian nian kuai le! Happy Chinese New Years!
For 100s of millions of Chinese people around the world the first week of the new-year is a whirlwind of family, friends, food, fireworks and fun. Mixed into this chaotic week are some long-standing traditions. For people celebrating this event in LA, one of the longest standing traditions is The Golden Dragon Parade.
January 28, 2015
We were so excited to hear last summer that Wicked was returning to the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, especially since this season’s cast is phenomenal. If you’re a fan of Saturday Night Live, then you’ll love to see SNL alum Tim Kazurinsky in the role of the Wizard. Any fans of the soap opera The Guiding Light will enjoy seeing Kim Zimmer in the role of Madame Morrible.
January 20, 2015
For adventurous food-lovers, January is a great month to be in Burbank! That’s because during the last two weeks of January, our city and the Hollywood/Los Angeles area celebrate DineLA’s Restaurant Week. Now through February 1, visitors and residents alike can enjoy a world of cuisines for a reasonable price, all across town. Now is the time to try all the exclusive restaurants and unique cuisines you’ve always wanted.
December 22, 2014
In the late 1800s, locals in Pasadena held a mid-winter festival designed to boost tourism to the community in the winter. Just a few years after its inception, organizers added a parade to the festivities.
December 16, 2014
We’re really excited about the 101st Rose Bowl to take place on January 1, 2015. Though we are always pleased when football fans use our hotel as a base during their stay for the Rose Bowl, this year represents an extra special occasion.
November 25, 2014
A ticket to The Los Angeles Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ isn’t just a plain old piece of paper, it’s really a Golden Ticket that grants you access to a mystical winter wonderland. Travel to this winter wonderland and you’ll take part in a sword fight against an evil Rat King, watch dancing snowflakes twirl under freshly fallen snow, and visit a land where favorite dolls come to life.
November 20, 2014
This year, the holiday festivities kick off with the return of Burbank’s beloved outdoor ice-skating rink. Now a winter tradition among families and friends, the outdoor ice-skating rink on the corner of E Orange Grove and N 3rd Street will resume for 8 incredible weeks. From November 28th to January 19th, Burbank’s residents and guests can enjoy freestyle skating, exciting shows and theme nights.
October 28, 2014
Many families have added the tradition of a 5K or 10K “turkey trot” race to the Thanksgiving day menu. These races often benefit local charities and give families and friends a chance to soak up some sun and vitamin D before the feasting begins.