Must See: The Autry Museum of the American West

Explore the stories of the American West and take a step back in time to a whole different world. The Autry Museum of the American West showcases its earliest inhabitants, the Native Americans, and the pioneers, cowboys, explorers, and frontiersmen who came later.

See How the West Was Won (and Lost) at the Autry

Visit Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours are available on select weekends. Gold panning happens each weekend from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Autry Museum of the American WestCurrent Exhibitions and Programs

Western Frontiers: Stories of Fact and Fiction is an ongoing exhibition that looks at the history of the West by directing your attention to its most ubiquitous tools/weapons: guns.

In California Continued, find out what First Californians knew about the plants and landscape around them, and how this knowledge can be used to care for the land today.

Native Voices at the Autry is a museum program for producing stage works by Native American and indigenous playwrights.

This March, you can catch the premiere of the stage production “Fairly Traceable,” a tale set right after Hurricane Katrina that follows two Native Americans as they struggle to balance their careers, their personal lives, and their commitment to environmental advocacy.

See it March 10-26 at the Wells Fargo Theater. Evening performances will be held on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Daytime performances will happen on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

There’s a lot more waiting to be explored at the Autry. Visit and step back into the Old West. Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel while you’re enjoying local cultural attractions and museums.

Food and Funny Go Hand-in-Hand at Flappers Comedy Club

For dinner, a show, and some belly laughs, you should check out Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank. The venue hosts comedians from all over the country, including stand-ups, singing comedy duos, open mic nights, comedy festivals, and more.

Visit Comedy Clubs in Burbank, CA, for a Lively Night Out

Flappers Comedy ClubFlappers Comedy Club is open nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., except for Mondays. On top of nightly entertainment and open mic nights, the club also regularly produces live TV shows, podcasts, and taped shows.

The club offers a full menu of appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts, plus a full cocktail, beer, wine, and liquor menu. Try everything from spaghetti Bolognese to gourmet mac and cheese, to a big, juicy burger.

Special Events and Upcoming Entertainment

TJ Miller – March 23, 8:00 p.m. - The star of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” will be performing at the club in March. He’s also appeared in several movies, including “Cloverfield” and “Deadpool.”

Sundays with Jeff Garlin - Jeff Garlin is a comedian known for his recent hit show “The Goldbergs,” as well as role as Larry David’s manager on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Every Sunday he performs a night of comedy with special guests.

Visit comedy clubs in Burbank, CA, for a unique evening of filling up your belly with food and laughter. Stay at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and enjoy area venues and entertainment.

Ladies and Gents Night Out

Snag some great deals, eat delicious food, and celebrate small businesses when you attend Ladies and Gents Night Out in Burbank. This is the perfect excuse to shop locally in the area while enjoying entertainment.

Shop, Eat, and Listen in Magnolia Park

The event is held regularly on the last Friday of every month. In February, visit Burbank and head to Magnolia Park on the 24th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., to take part. The fun will run along Magnolia Boulevard from Hollywood Way to Catalina Street.

Ladies and Gents Night OutOver 50 stores, shops, boutiques, salons, and more will be participating. Browse for antiques or vintage finds at Antiques on Magnolia or Bearded Lady Vintage, find local art at Towns Burr Gallery, artisan-crafted items at Mindfulnest, and apparel and adornment at Classic Hardware, Out of the Box, or Pinup Girl Boutique.

Nosh on tacos, BBQ, grilled cheese, sliders, fried fish, gourmet pudding, soft serve, burgers, and a lot more. Over 30 food trucks at the event means that there will be a little something to tempt every taste.

Live music will provide the backdrop for your shopping and eating excursion. Hear a free concert in-between scoring deals and savoring snacks.

This night out is the best way to shop in a fun neighborhood in Burbank and find lots of hidden gems, not to mention taste some good food. While you’re in the area, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and attend local events like this one to get the true flavor of spots around L.A.

First Annual General Hospital Official Convention

The First Annual General Hospital Official Convention is a way for fans of the long-running soap opera to gather and have a great time at events and activities surrounding their favorite TV show. Along with guest stars and meet-ups, there will be photo-ops, tours, and live music.

Soap Opera Conventions are the Ultimate Event for Devoted Fans

General Hospital Official ConventionThe General Hospital Convention will be held at Burbank Convention Center on March 11 and 12. Purchase a weekend package or general admission tickets to attend. If you want to take part in photo-ops or get autographs, you will need separate tickets for each.

Live Performances by DropZone

Local classic rock band DropZone will be performing throughout both days of the event. There will also be a special performance on Saturday night that will include guest appearances from the cast of the show.

General Hospital Soap Opera Set Tours

A select number of fans will be able to visit the set of General Hospital, located a few blocks away from the hotel/convention center, and see where the magic happens. Fans will be transported by round-trip bus.

Guest Appearances

The cast of the show will be making appearances at the convention all weekend long. In fact, two cast members will serve as MCs for the whole event: Laura Wright, who plays “Carly Corinthos,” and Matt Cohen, who plays “Griffin Munro.”

More events will be announced on the convention website as it gets closer to the set date. For convenient access as well as overnight accommodations to attend the whole two days of fun and fandom at soap opera conventions, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Enjoy a Day of Adventures at Universal Studios Hollywood

Get immersed in movie magic. Meet your favorite characters. Go on a wild ride through some of your favorite imaginary worlds.

If this sounds right up your alley, you and your family need to visit Universal Studios Hollywood. There are attractions and fun around every corner for all ages, and it’s an exciting way to spend a day or two in the L.A. area.

Universal Fun at Universal Studios

There’s so much to do at Universal, you might have a hard time picking and choosing which rides to hop on and which attractions to give your attention. Make it easy on yourself and head to some of the best in the park.

Universal Studios HollywoodWizarding World of Harry Potter - J.K. Rowling’s brainchild comes alive in person at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Explore the world of the books and movies and feel like a true wizard wandering through Harry’s world. Choose a wand at Ollivander’s, stroll down Hogsmeade Village’s main street, pop into Honeyduke’s for a Fizzing Whizbee and Chocolate Frog, and finish off with a fantastical ride through Hogwarts castle.

Fast & Furious, Supercharged - This ride is the finale of the famous Studio Tour. You’ll join a high-speed chase with fast cars and characters from the movie franchise, with exhilarating action and speeds reaching over 120 mph.

Despicable Me Menion Mayhem - This 3D ride is a funny whirlwind of an adventure. You’ll be whisked off to “Minion training” to help Gru in his super-villain laboratory.

Grab the Universal Family Fun Package

Make things easy on yourself and get this package when you book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. It includes shuttle service to and from the park.

Conventions at Marriott Burbank are Fan-Friendly

Fan events are a blast. You get to convene with hundreds (sometimes thousands) of other like-minded people who love the same movies, books, comics, or games that you do.

However, in order for all the fans to descend on one location, it has to be able to accommodate them with ease. This is why conventions at Marriott Burbank are a great idea. It has space and amenities to make any of your fan events, like comic cons or anime shows, premier destinations.

The Perfect Event Space for Comic Cons and More


At Marriott Burbank, our Convention Center Academy Ballroom can fit a huge amount of people with lots of flexible options for dividing the space, if needed. 2,240 guests can comfortably fit in this 15,000-square-foot space with soaring ceilings.

Burbank Convention CenterThe City Ballroom is another option for a large meeting area, as it can hold up to 300 guests. We also have plenty of meeting rooms that can accommodate smaller groups, offshoots from a larger event, or more intimate special events.

Catering Options and Tech

You can additionally have your fan event catered. There are a wide variety of options that will suit any convention or event type. Create a custom menu to fit a theme, give guests a choice of foods from specialty stations, serve a lavish buffet, or host a sit-down, plated lunch or dinner.

If you have tech needs, we can cater to those, too. Stage lighting, technical lighting, and teleconferencing are no problem.

Overall, Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel is a convenient spot for any fan gathering. We’re a prime convention center next to Burbank Bob Hope Airport, and guests can stay in the hotel to fully enjoy the occasion, especially weekend-long events. Plan with us for a fantastic fan fest!

Plan on a Valentine’s Day Getaway to Burbank with Big Savings

When you and your spouse or significant other need to rekindle the romance, it’s time for a Valentine’s Day getaway to Burbank.

The Burbank area is close to all kinds of L.A. attractions, conveniently located near Burbank Bob Hope Airport, and has excellent dining options, including our in-hotel restaurant, Daily Grill.

Visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame and The Chinese Theater, see the Hollywood sign up close, visit The J. Paul Getty Museum or Griffith Observatory, and don’t forget to hit up Disneyland or Universal Studios.

Packages to Complement Your Valentine’s Trip Valentine's Day Getaway

Packages and special offers from Marriott will help you save big while you enjoy Southern Cali.

Los Angeles: Get Great Weekend Rates - With this offer, get away for the weekend and save on room rates. Sometimes a weekend trip is all you need to recharge and inspire romance.

AAA/CAA - If you’re a member of AAA or CAA, you have the chance to get a whole lot of savings. Get discounts on room rates, a relaxing and romantic spa experience, and plenty more vacation must-haves.

Marriott Senior Discounts - Save for an unforgettable Valentine’s getaway with shopping, theme parks, museums, sight-seeing, and more in the L.A. area. With Marriott Senior Discounts, seniors over 62 can get 15 percent or more off their room rate at Marriott locations.

Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel to take advantage of these deals and more. Come for a romantic weekend with our comfortable accommodations, have a delicious dinner at our Daily Grill, or stop in for happy hour before a night on the town.

L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run

Run for a good cause and support the local community. The L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run is a 5K or 10K run/walk, and a 20 or 30-mile bike race – you choose the race that’s right for you. Even kids can participate in the Kiddie Run!

The races are accompanied by the Firecracker Festival, a fun event that salutes the area’s melting pot of cultures.

Get Fired Up for the Firecracker Run/Walk

This Chinese New Year charity run will be held on February 11, 2017. This year the event celebrates the Year of the Rooster. Every participant will get a free t-shirt adorned with the rooster logo.

L.A. Chinatown Firecracker RunWhether you walk or run, the 5K and 10K courses will be a challenge. The 5K skirts Elysian Park and ends in Chinatown. The 10K runs through the hills of Elysian Park and ends at the summit of Angels Point.

Two bike routes will be staked out for the event: a 20-miler and a 30-miler. The 20-mile bike ride is geared toward families, which the 30-mile ride is a more challenging course. Rest stops with porta-potties, snacks, and water will be available on each route.

Get the kids excited about exercise and sign them up for the Kiddie Run. All participants will get special entrance to the Kiddie Carnival after the race, which will have face painting, games, a puppet show, petting zoo, and goodie bags.

The Firecracker Festival is held in conjunction with the Firecracker Run/Walk, and will feature entertainment from world cultures. See Japanese taiko drummers, Vietnamese folk dance, Lion Dancers, and more. The festival will happen the weekend of February 20-21, and will include award ceremonies for the charity run.

Will you be in town for the run/walk? Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We’re conveniently located near Burbank Bob Hope Airport and offer an array of hotel packages sure to suit your needs.

Happy New Year from Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel

In warm appreciation of our guests during this past year, we extend our very best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year to you and yours!

Happy New Year from Marriott Burbank

Happy New YearRing in the New Year in style in one of our luxurious guest rooms, or enjoy a fabulous meal at our Daily Grill Restaurant along with some celebratory holiday cocktails.  Take advantage of our money-saving hotel packages we offer at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and start the New Year off right! Visit our website to book your stay and to learn about all the amenities we provide including our two outdoor pools, fire-pits, fitness center and more!

L.A. Tourist Traps Totally Worth the Trip: The Hollywood Wax Museum

Want something unique to do in L.A. that will also give you lots of fun and outrageous photo opportunities? Would you like to snap a selfie with a celebrity?

Hollywood Wax MuseumThe Hollywood Wax Museum is a fun way to see the stars up close and personal with incredibly realistic and lifelike replicas.

Pretend you’re on George Clooney’s arm for a big movie premiere, or stand side-by-side with three different incarnations of James Bond. Strike poses, compare heights (each replica is created to exactly mimic the real-life stars’ proportions, measurements, and style), and get some fantastic photos.

See the Stars Up Close at the Celebrity Wax Museum

The museum is located near the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard, a must-visit area when you’re in Los Angeles.

The celebrity wax museum is housed in a historic building that used to be a hot night club for stars during the golden age of Hollywood. Regulars included Jean Harlow, Howard Hughes, Charlie Chaplin, and bigwig directors and producers.

Don’t miss out on L.A. museums that explore the fun and wacky side of the unofficial capital of the movie business. While you’re in the area having a ball, we’d love it if you stayed with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We’re conveniently located near major attractions as well as travel hubs to make your trip a breeze.