Guide to Burbank: Media Capital of the World
The Most Conveniently Located Hotel in Burbank near Airport
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Ramada Burbank Airport is conveniently located one mile from Burbank Airport, making us the most affordable of all the hotels in Burbank near the airport. With all the excitement that the Media Capital of the World has to offer surrounding our hotel, your Southern California vacation is sure to be a memorable one.
The Most Affordable Hotel near Burbank Media Center
Guests will find a wide variety of stores, restaurants and movies at the nearby Burbank Media Center. Located only three miles away, this exciting entertainment venue offers countless choices of fun for adults and children. They've even recently added a Backlot Adventure children's play area, which features a spectacular soft-sculpted design that will keep the kids entertained for hours.
The Perfect Burbank Convention Center Hotel
The Burbank Convention Center is one of the most state-of-the-art locations for conventions and meetings. Located only one mile away, the convention center features 50,000 square feet of flexible event space that hosts a variety of interesting events throughout the year.
Local Events in the Greater Burbank Area
The Greater Burbank area features a wide array of entertaining and cultural events throughout the year. From all the excitement of Hollywood, concert venues and art exhibits to stunningly beautiful beaches, family friendly activities and outdoor outings, our exciting city is filled with an interesting mix of things to choose from. Search through our events blog for things to do while vacationing in Burbank, California.
Date posted: 05/09/2013
Attend one of the most hilarious comedy shows in Southern California. The Flapper Comedy Club and Restaurant in Burbank hosts a variety of comedy shows that will sure to make you fall out of your seat laughing.
Date posted: 04/29/2013
There are two things that Los Angeles is known for: Hollywood and food trucks! People travel from all over the world to visit the center of the movie industry and to get a peek at the Hollywood sign. If you’re a native Los Angeles resident, you almost certainly have visited a food truck...
Date posted: 04/03/2013
Universal CityWalk is an entertainment complex outside of Universal Studios with nightlife, dining, cinemas and live concerts. It is a great place for those who are staying in budget hotels in Burbank CA to spend a night out! You can watch the latest flick at the AMC movie theater, see a show at...
Date posted: 03/11/2013
Are you a fan of vintage clothing? Those staying in budget hotels in Burbank CA this month can get their fill of unique textiles, vintage clothing and more at the Vintage Clothing and Textile Show on March 31st. In its 30th year, the show returns to The Pickwick Gardens whenever there is a 5th...
Date posted: 02/20/2013
The internationally acclaimed Cavalia show is coming to Burbank this winter! Cavalia pushes the boundaries of live entertainment with its newest production Odysseo now touring worldwide. The show is a theatrical experience that pays homage to horse and man with equestrian arts, awe-inspiring...
Date posted: 01/07/2013
Were you a fan of the TV show “Xena Warrior Princess” back in the 90s? If you are staying in hotels near Burbank Convention Center this weekend, you can attend The Official Xena Warrior Princess Convention at the Marriot Burbank Airport Hotel. Special guests appearing at the convention include Lucy
Date posted: 12/11/2012
Burbank is celebrating the holidays this Christmas with a series of events all month. Even though we are well into the month, there is still plenty happening to get your family into the spirit of Christmas! Hope you’ll be able to join in on the fun this holiday season!
Date posted: 11/13/2012
If your family is staying in hotels near downtown Burbank this month, head over to Holiday in the Park to kick off the holiday season. Holiday in the Park is the annual event that is held in Magnolia Park every year for families to shop, eat, meet Santa and spread the holiday cheer. This year...
Date posted: 10/09/2012
Burbank is a great place to stay when you want to be close to the bustle of a busy city, but far enough to not suffer from the traffic. If you are staying in cheap hotels in Burbank CA this Halloween, there are some great celebrations going on in your backyard. Read below for details on these events
Date posted: 09/10/2012
Ever heard of Dia de Los Muertos? It’s a Mexican holiday in October that pays tribute to the departed with roots tracing back to Aztec and Catholicism traditions. On October 27, Los Angeles will host its own Dia de Los Muertos celebration at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. It will be the largest...
Date posted: 08/15/2012
Experience all of the best restaurants of Los Angelese at the LA Times The Taste. The celebration is a weekend of five themed events at Paramount Pictures Studios over Labor Day weekend. Every event features unlimited food and drink tastings from over 40 of the best restaurants in Southern...
Date posted: 07/20/2012
Burbank is a great area to stay in if you want to be in Los Angeles, but far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Just a short drive to Hollywood, Burbank has a neighborhood feel that is unrivaled by other areas in Los Angeles. Not to mention...
Date posted: 06/22/2012
If you’re spending the summer in hotels near Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, come out to downtown Burbank on Thursdays to celebrate the coming of the weekend! The 9th annual Come Out and Dance Under the Stars is a popular place to learn how to dance, enjoy music and celebrate the wonderful...
Date posted: 05/08/2012
If you’re staying in hotels near Warner Brothers Studio Burbank in May and June 2012, there are some great ways to celebrate the sunshine of spring. You can attend the Downtown Burbank Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning and take your kids to Fire Service Day. Read below for information on...
Date posted: 03/30/2012
If you’re staying at one of the affordable hotels in Burbank this spring, you should check out the Downtown Burbank Fine Arts Festival on April 14-15! The streets will be filled with artists, street painters and of course, people like you who love art!
Date posted: 03/09/2012
Los Angeles is home to many unique comedy shows. One such show is the Saturday! Saturday! Show in Burbank hosted by comedy group Robert Downey Jr. Jr. The show will be hosting a Special Evening of Comedy with free drinks on Saturday, March 10, with two show times, one at 8pm and one at 10pm.
Date posted: 02/08/2012
Dessert lovers, rejoice! If you’re in Burbank this February you can attend Burbank’s firs ever dessert festival at Burbank High School. Cupcakes Everywhere.com and Burbank High School’s baseball team have teamed up to bring Sweet Success Los Angeles together on February 26 from 1pm to 4pm...
Date posted: 01/10/2012
Looking for some fun things to do in Burbank this January? Burbank Public Library will be hosting some family events. On Wednesday, January 11, a free Writer’s Workshop will be taught by Kate Thorton on “Crafting the Short Story.” Included in the workshop are topics such as story ideas, beginnings,
Date posted: 12/13/2011
Cirque du Soleil IRIS has finally arrived in Los Angeles! A short drive from Burbank to the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, IRIS is a fun, original, and cinematic-themed must-see for anyone spending time or living in Los Angeles and wanting to see a creative and inspiring show...
Date posted: 11/03/2011
If you’ll be in Burbank this December, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit. Downtown Burbank will be celebrating the holiday season with 12 Days of Holiday Cheer. Each event will offer fun for the whole family and help you get into the holiday spirit even with the warm weather...
Date posted: 10/14/2011
Are you in an artsy mood this fall? Hoping to get some early Christmas shopping done in November? If you happen to be in Los Angeles, head on over to Burbank for The Downtown Burbank Fine Arts Festival on November 5th and 6th!
Date posted: 09/05/2011
If you’ll be in sunny Burbank this fall, there are three fun family-oriented events going on that you won’t want to miss, detailed below! These events will celebrate Burbank’s Centennial Year and Halloween with movement, entertainment and great food.
Date posted: 08/08/2011
The Burbank International Film Festival will run in Burbank from September 15 until September 18. Filled with panels, screenings, classes, and competitions, this classic event will explore numerous films, both short and full-length, and give audiences in-depth looks into the movies and the...
Date posted: 07/15/2011
Take some time off from the hot summer sun and cool down while getting an inside look at the genius mind of Tim Burton. Not far from Burbank, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents the amazing Tim Burton exhibit that opened in May and will run until October 31.
Date posted: 06/15/2011
All summer long, the City of Burbank will host a fun outdoor concert series at the Starlight Bowl. Entertaining audiences for years, the programs will have food, music, and live entertainment every night during the performances. Food and coffee vendors will be brought in and in honor of...
Date posted: 05/09/2011
Most everyone knows and loves the Star Wars music, but not everyone gets the chance to see the music performed live! And better yet, it’s at the Hollywood Bowl, a beautiful outdoor venue tucked away up in the hills of Hollywood. The epic John Williams score will be performed...
Date posted: 04/06/2011
Get ready to discover the next Picasso at the 2011 Downtown Burbank Arts Festival. This two day, four block outdoor street event is one of the biggest of its kind in the region and displays the remarkable work of over 100 professional and upcoming artists from the area.
Date posted: 01/09/2011
Moonlight and Magnolias is inspired by true events and is an incredibly funny story that sheds light on the behind-the-scenes business of movie making and Herculean egos during the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Date posted: 12/02/2010
Cavalia is a multimedia extravaganza that features equestrian arts infused with dazzling magic and powerful emotion.
Date posted: 11/30/2010
The Burbank Chorale will be performing the 7 Joys of Christmas with the Colburn Children's Choir at the First United Methodist Church in Burbank, California.
Date posted: 10/17/2010
Our city’s annual Holiday in the Park festival will take place on Friday, November 19, all along Magnolia Boulevard.
Date posted: 09/29/2010
The 23rd Annual Halloween Costume Carnaval of West Hollywood will be held on the city’s streets on Halloween night, Sunday, October 31.
Date posted: 08/18/2010
Bellydance Superstars will be performing on Friday, October 1, at 8 p.m. at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.
Date posted: 07/12/2010
Each and every Saturday the downtown Burbank Farmers’ Market Shop features fresh produce, organic foods, fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, all of which are in great abundance and locally grown.
Date posted: 06/23/2010
The downtown Burbank Partnership presents its Come Out & Dance! series of free Thursday evening dance band concerts.
Date posted: 05/09/2010
The Burbank International Film Festival celebrates the city's rich cinematic and motion picture history.
Date posted: 04/18/2010
Renoir in the 20th Century focuses on the last three decades of Renoir’s career, and will be on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from Feb. 14 through May 9.
Date posted: 03/06/2010
The general public is invited to reserve tickets to attend a live show taping of the Ellen DeGeneres Show for free.
Date posted: 02/13/2010
Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra has been performing great classical symphonies that the entire family can enjoy since 1991. On Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. they will be hosting the finals of the Hennings-Fischer Burbank Philharmonic Young Artists Competition.
Date posted: 01/03/2010
The City of Burbank Creative Arts Center will showcase artist Gus Harper, a painter renowned for depicting everyday objects like fruits and exaggerating or simplifying their details, forcing you to look at them in a new, vibrantly striking light.
Date posted: 12/17/2009
On December 29, you can see up close many of the equestrians that will be participating in the 2010 New Year’s Day Rose Parade.
Date posted: 12/01/2009
Downtown Burbank’s annual holiday festival known as the 12 Days of Holiday Cheer begins on December 1st and runs through the 12th.
Date posted: 11/15/2009
The 2009 CTN Animation Expo will be held at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center from Friday, November 20, to Sunday, November 22.
Date posted: 10/31/2009
This Saturday and Sunday downtown Burbank will be hosting a Fine Arts Festival.