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March 2017

Head to Hawaii at This Year’s Burbank on Parade

This year, the annual Burbank on Parade will be channeling the tropical vibe and the sea breezes of Hawaii. Join the crowd for a celebration of the city that honors the spirit of fun and festivity.

Parades in Burbank, CA: Aloha Burbank

The parade will march on Saturday, April 29 starting at 11 a.m. The parade route will traverse Olive Avenue from Keystone to Lomita. Floats and marching bands will be de rigueur. There will even be a prize for the best float that epitomizes the Luau theme.

Burbank on ParadeAlong with a Hawaiian theme, the parade with feature delicious, local food trucks and a Luau after-party.  A fantastic array of food trucks will be cruising into the neighborhood for the parade. You will get your choice of a delicious bevy of food, from Hawaiian shaved ice to gourmet grilled cheese, fish tacos to German bites, and futuristic ice cream to fresh seafood. There’s something for everyone with this lineup!

After the parade, stick around for an authentic luau of epic proportions. You’ll enjoy hula lessons, music, entertainment, and even more food. Put on a tropical shirt and some flip-flops and get ready to head to the islands. Other elements to look forward to include a classic car show, community booths, and a hula show.

Parades in Burbank are a great way to have fun and get to know the area. Attend this year’s festivities and, while you’re at it, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We can provide you with a relaxing place to wind down after the festival, and our world-class amenities will continue your stay of luxury and fun.


See Creativity in Action at the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival

Art lovers, get ready. A whole range of artists will descend on Burbank for the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, including street painters who will be creating ephemeral pieces just for the event. If you love imagination, creativity, and skill combined, you’ll love this fest.

Art Festivals in Burbank: Showcasing Local Talent

The Arts Festival will be held on the weekend of April 29-30, occupying four blocks of downtown Burbank on San Fernando Boulevard, from Angeleno Avenue to Magnolia Boulevard.

Visit from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday. This event is totally free!

Downtown Burbank Arts FestivalThe festival will feature local artists from all walks of creativity. See work from photographers, sculptors, painters, street artists, special effects artists, and more. You’ll encounter over 100 artists total and get the chance to experience interactive art, free workshops, and live entertainment.

Plus, the event will feature the CTN Road Trip, where artists from the Creative Talent Network specializing in visual effects, storyboarding, character design, illustration, and more from various animation studios will be showcased. See artists from Disney, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, and more!

You’ll also be able to purchase art in all forms. Browse and buy jewelry, sculpture, woodworking, photographs, paintings, and much more.

Proceeds from the event will benefit arts education in the Burbank area.

Planning on hitting Arts Festivals in Burbank? Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and have a wonderful weekend full of art and creativity.


AFCI Locations & Global Finance Show

Be one of the filmmakers, producers, directors, and others from the film industry who will gather at the AFCI Locations & Global Finance Show. This event is an opportunity to network and find resources for making your next film become reality.

Film Production Trade Shows to Attend near Los Angeles

Occurring from April 6 through April 8 at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel Convention Center, the conference will feature educational courses and film finance workshops, a Locations Show with a range of exhibitors, and an in-depth look at the global industry for film financing.

AFCI Locations & Global Finance ShowThroughout the duration of the event, there will be plenty of opportunities to gain vital knowledge. Attend sessions like “Film Financing – Types, Definitions & Risks,” “China: The State of the Industry and Collaboration,” “Shooting in Multiple Territories,” and “Sustainability.”

Meanwhile, the AFCI Locations Show is your chance to check out over 80 exhibitors from around the world. They will be offering domestic and international partnerships with incentives and opportunities for filmmakers. The show will be open on Thursday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The conference will end its second-to-last night with some fun entertainment and a networking event, The Bash, on Friday, April 7 at 6:00 p.m. Paid conference attendees and Location Show exhibitors will be able to mingle and enjoy Second Sight, a rock cover band.

The whole event will happen at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Book your stay to attend film production trade shows – form connections and find resources for making your next film.


Save Room for the Food Truck Fetish Festival 2017

Food trucks, breweries, and bands will descend on L.A. in April for the Food Truck Fetish Festival 2017. This event will not only treat your taste buds, it also helps to Stomp out Hunger in Los Angeles.

Food Truck Festivals in Los Angeles: Enjoy Eats on Wheels

Held in Exposition Park in Los Angeles on April 8 and 9, the festival will give you opportunities to munch, chew, crunch, sip, and bite your way through a wide array of delicious eats from over 100 food trucks and breweries. The hardest part will be deciding where to start!

Eat and Drink for a Good Cause

You’ll also get the chance to help “Stomp Out Hunger in Los Angeles,” as a portion of proceeds from the festival will go toward non-profit charities that aim to do just that. These include Love Mission and Sistahs in Sync, both of which help feed the homeless.

Food Truck Fetish Festival 2017While you’re enjoying tacos, Mediterranean food, grilled cheese, Southern-style comfort food, barbeque, and more, you’ll also get to listen to over 20 indie bands from around the area.

Each day of the event will last from noon to 8:00pm, so there will be plenty of time to make the rounds. You can pre-purchase tickets online at a discount, or pay a little extra at the door. VIP tickets will also be available for early entry and lounge access.

When you’re heading to food truck festivals in L.A. this spring, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.  We offer the perfect blend of comfort and convenience so that you can enjoy your time in Burbank.


Experience the Magic at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

See where TV and movie magic is made when you join a Warner Bros. Studio Tour in Hollywood. Explore the sets and soundstages where popular and award-winning screen productions were filmed, and get a behind-the-scenes look at what it feels like to be an actor on set.

What You’ll See and Do on Studio Tours in Hollywood

Find out what goes on behind the silver screen and see where some of your favorite movies and shows were filmed up close, including sets from Gilmore Girls, Friends, The Big Bang Theory, and big blockbusters movies.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour HollywoodEach tour lasts three hours and will give you an inside look at a real studio, from backlots to soundstages to famous sets. You’ll see props, costumes, and more as a guide introduces you to Hollywood, from small screen productions to big-time movies.

The DC Universe – DC Comics Exhibit will show you the world of your favorite comic book superheroes and villains from movies like Suicide Squad and Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. See real sets and set pieces from these films, first issues of the original classic comics, and more.

At the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts exhibit, step into the newest film from the mind of J.K. Rowling and see set pieces from Newt Scamander’s magical case, not to mention real costumes from the world of Harry Potter.

Get inside Hollywood and go beyond the movie theater on fun studio tours. Book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and have a blast at fun attractions like these.