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May 2017

Go Wild at L.A. Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Lions, tigers, and bears – and any other animal you can think of – are all at the L.A. Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Don’t forget beautiful native and exotic plants, rare species of flowers, and lovely landscapes that also provide food and shelter for all kinds of birds, mammals, and marine life.

Come to get a close-up view of the fascinating wildlife and enjoy fun summer events.

Take in Roaring Nights and Other Summer Events at the Zoo

The zoo isn’t just for kids. It’s also for the young at heart and the curious. There’s a little something for everyone at special zoo events.

Roaring Nights

L.A. Zoo and Botanical GardensThis summer music series is for both kids and adults. Live music, DJs, food trucks, games, and more will accompany zookeeper talks and animal encounters.

Bring the family to the All Ages event on July 23 and have a blast with a 1960s Summer Safari theme, featuring a live performance by The Detroit Nights. There will also be Adults Only nights on July 21 or September 15 (Country Night and ‘80s vs. ‘90s Night, respectively).

Plus, these events will feature extended access to the zoo with an expanded route.

Wings of Summer Tour

This tour takes you on a journey to discover the zoo’s avian inhabitants and species native to the area. On the walk, you’ll learn things you never knew and discover how to spot your winged neighbors. The tour will take place on Saturday, July 15.

Planning a visit to the zoo? Make booking your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel part of your trip. Your west coast adventure awaits.

Expect Immersive Experiences at Universal Studios Hollywood

Submerge yourself in the worlds of your favorite movies and TV shows, and escape to lands of adventure and enchantment. Universal Studios Hollywood is where you can do it all.

3 Top Attractions to Check Out at Universal Studios: CityWalk and More

Universal Studios HollywoodThese are some of the coolest things to do at Universal.

Walk along the promenade at CityWalk and wander through shops, grab a bite or a sit-down meal at restaurants, and take in entertainment like live music. There’s even a movie theater complete with IMAX, three nightclubs, and more. This is the ultimate city experience, and all of it is located in a fun, walkable atmosphere.

At The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, step straight into the world of wizards, magic, and adventure and ride two great rides: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff.  Meanwhile, Hogsmeade offers shopping and eating staples from the books and movies, like butterbeer at The Three Broomsticks and Chocolate Frogs from Honeydukes.

Traverse through the world of the popular TV show, The Walking Dead, at this brand-new attraction. Fight your way through hordes of walkers hungry for human flesh in a terrifying post-apocalyptic landscape along with survivors who are intent on staying alive.

Complete Your Trip with the Universal Family Fun Package

For your trip to Universal Studios Hollywood, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and get loaded up with extras. The Universal Family Fun package includes tickets and shuttle service to and from the park. Choose the number of nights you’d like to stay and make a point to see lots of other area attractions and all that L.A. has to offer.

See a Show to Remember at the Dolby Theatre

A grand venue with cutting-edge audiovisual technology, the Dolby Theatre is where you can witness some knockout performances. Take in a special night out when you check out shows and events at this historic venue, which regularly hosts big-time entertainment such as the Oscars, the Daytime Emmy Awards, and Broadway productions.

Upcoming Shows to See at the Dolby Theatre

Located on Hollywood Boulevard, the theatre is a must-visit while you’re enjoying the sights and attractions of Los Angeles. Here is a taste of the upcoming entertainment.

Dolby TheatreOn June 2, Julieta Venegas, one of Mexico’s biggest stars will grace the stage. Blending pop, rock, and alternative genres, the singer/songwriter has been a mainstay of music in Spanish since the late ‘90s. Her hits include “Andar Conmigo” and “Me Voy.”

The hit video game Kingdom Hearts, which features a mix of characters from Disney and Final Fantasy, also has a beloved soundtrack. This performance is a symphonic tribute to those songs and the game’s storyline, and will feature an orchestra and cinematic flair. There will be three chances to see this show on June 10, 11, or 14.

A giant in the world of Armenian music, Harout Pamboukjian is bringing his signature vocals to America for a unique show. Backed by a band, a symphony orchestra, and guest stars, you’ll get a true feel for how talent is universal and spans cultures. See the show on June 18.

For your trip to Los Angeles exploring the sights, seeing shows, and enjoying the views, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. You’ll be perfectly placed to discover all that the L.A. area has to offer.

Starlight Bowl Summer Concerts Feature Music by Moonlight

For the ultimate in summer concerts, Starlight Bowl is the place to go. The outdoor venue features an abundance of seating options, great views of the stage, and concessions — all in a perfect location for listening to music under the stars.

Outdoor Summer Concerts in Burbank Start in July

The Starlight Bowl has venue seating along with a grassy area for picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Bring your own food and beverages, or grab a hamburger or soft-serve ice cream cone from the Canyon Grille.

The venue’s series of Summer Concerts will kick off in July. It all starts with the big Fourth of July show.

Starlight Bowl Summer ConcertsJuly Fourth at Starlight Bowl

The special July Fourth show will feature music from The Company Men, a contemporary pop group who blend today’s hits with yesterday’s classics in original covers, and Grooveline, a band that swings through the decades complete with choreographed dancing. There will also be festive fireworks to round out this celebration.


Saturday, July 22, the country’s most revered Journey tribute band returns to the stage by popular demand. DSB: The Next Best Thing to Journey will perform along with Wanted: The Ultimate Tribute to Bon Jovi.

The Fab Four

See the Beatles as they might have looked and sounded back in the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s when you watch The Fab Four at the Starlight Bowl on July 15. This band is known for their precision and decade-spanning performances that pay tribute to what is arguably one of the world’s most famous acts.

Visit Burbank for an outdoor concert and other fun attractions. While you’re here, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

At Six Flags Magic Mountain, Find Your Brand of Fun

Do you love thrilling, heart-stopping, jaw-dropping roller coasters? Or do you prefer gentler rides, like carousels, go-karts, bumper cars, and other family-friendly fun? Whatever your favorite flavor of adventure, it’s all at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Find Rides for Every Age, From the Twisted Colossus to the Carousel

At Six Flags, there is literally something for everyone. Add on dining options (from gourmet Asian to grab-and-go funnel cakes, pretzels, and more) and lots of shopping opportunities, and you’ve got a full day of excitement packed into one park.

Six Flags Magic MountainNew at Six Flags is The New Revolution Galactic Attack, a coaster that mixes virtual reality with actual drops, twists, and turns. You’ll soar through space, dodging an alien drone attack and fighting back.

Meanwhile, on the new Twisted Colossus, you’ll race along a mashup of a traditional wooden roller coaster with a steel track. This hybrid coaster mixes the best of the old and the new to create a one-of-a-kind experience.

If you’re visiting the park with family or just want to take a breather between bigger thrills, the family rides available at Six Flags should appease everyone.

For the fun of a roller coaster without the scary-factor, ride the Road Runner Express. For a little splash, let everyone hop on board the Roaring Rapids. Plus, young kids to grandparents will love the views and the gentle arc of the Swashbuckler, which has swings that let you soar through the air.

These are just a few of your options. There’s even more where that came from, from the scariest rides to the tamest for tots.

If you plan on heading to Six Flags, book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.