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Harry Potter Light Show at Universal Studios Hollywood

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Last year, Universal Studios Hollywood debuted to much fanfare—and the delight of legions of fans—its Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme zone. Now that tribute to J.K. Rowling’s epically popular boy-wizard and his adventures is going to ramp up its already extraordinary spectacle.

Beginning June 23, the theme park will launch the “Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle,” an afterhours light show that will run several times each evening. Given how stupendous the projections were that accompanied the 2016 opening of the Wizarding World, this upgrade is bound to be a new highlight (so to speak) of the world-class attraction.

And with boutique accommodations at the Hotel Amarano, you’re not only close at hand to the all-ages delights of Universal Studios Hollywood: We also offer an unbeatable package deal for taking advantage of the theme park and its cutting-edge Harry Potter installation.

The “Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle”

The brand-new light show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will illuminate Hogwarts Castle—aka Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry—as well as nearby Hogsmeade Village. According to Universal Studios Hollywood, the light show “showcases the four houses of Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin that culminates with awesome beams of light that fan into the night sky.”

That visual wonderment comes accompanied by a high-classic soundtrack: a musical score written specially for the show by legendary composer John Williams (who wrote much of the music for the Harry Potter films) and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra.

The Nighttime Lights at Hogswart Castle will be the icing on the cake of the Wizarding World’s feast of attractions, which include the Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff amusement rides and the interactive Ollivander’s Wand Shop.

Take in the Hogwarts Light Show With Hotel Amarano’s Universal Studios Hollywood Package

As a Preferred Hotel Partner of Universal Studios Hollywood, we here at the Hotel Amarano are proud to offer our guests a very special Universal Studios Hollywood Package. This fantastic deal provides you with a complimentary shuttle to the theme park and complimentary parking, a pair of one-day passes, and a pair of complimentary cocktails when you arrive—plus Early Park Admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Come check out the brand-new illumination spectacle at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Harry Potter wonderland, and choose the very best in boutique luxury lodgings in the Entertainment Capital of the World at Hotel Amarano!

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William Shatner’s Hollywood Charity Horseshow  

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

It’s time once again for one of the standout charitable events in Burbank: the Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show, hosted by William and Elizabeth Shatner!

And with boutique luxury accommodations at Hotel Amarano, you’re just minutes from the prestigious venue, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center along the Los Angeles River.

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Opening Day at Dodgers Stadium

Monday, March 27th, 2017

If it’s April, that means Major League Baseball’s regular season is upon us: great news for any diehard bat-and-ball fan, or really anyone who appreciates the cultural tradition and simple pleasure of America’s Pastime.
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Hotel Amarano, Rose Bowl, 2017, Burbank, California

2017 Rose Bowl

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The country’s most venerable and well-attended bowl game—the “Granddaddy of Them All,” as they say—is fast approaching, and as a guest at Hotel Amarano you’re just a hop, skip, and a jump (relatively speaking) from the gridiron contest!
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Rose Parade, 2017, Hotel Amarano, Burbank, California

2017 Rose Parade

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Don’t miss one of the iconic New Year’s traditions in the country: the Tournament of Roses Rose Parade in Pasadena! It’s the 128th run-through of this float-tastic spectacle, which begins at 8 AM on January 2, 2017.
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VoiceOver Event – Burbank, CA

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Have you ever dreamed of a career in voiceover acting? Well, if you have, you won’t find a better chance to get some perspective on that vast and varied industry—and maybe even get your foot in the door—than That’s Voiceover!™, the globe’s longest-running voiceover event!
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Halloween Horrors (and Delights) in Burbank, CA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s that deliciously spooky time of year, and even if Burbank’s (beautifully) balmy climate doesn’t deliver much in the way of atmospheric barren hardwoods and swirling golden leaves, we’ve got plenty to offer in the Halloween department.
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