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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.

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!

The CTN animation eXpo: One Stop for Art and Animation Professionals and Enthusiasts

Traditional and digital animated film creators converge at this event that celebrates the craft.

Event presenters from some of the most successful animated films, panels, exhibits, symposiums, workshops, and networking opportunities are just some of what you’ll find at the CTN animation eXpo at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Mingle with Film Animation Creatives and Learn from the Pros

Here are some examples of the biggest events going on at the expo, which runs from November 18-20, 2016, at the Burbank Convention Center at our hotel.

CTN animation eXpoSessions

“Breakfast with the Pros” lets you get one-on-one with some of the best talent in the animation industry. You’ll enjoy a casual and relaxed breakfast buffet while you get your chance to network. This session will be held periodically throughout the expo and is limited to 60 attendees per session.


Disney opens the show with a screening that previews some of their upcoming work, including films and series like Moana, the newest feature-length animated film, and Inner Workings, the newest short film.

The Creative Talent Network will also premiere a screening of Long Way North, the newest film from the same production company that brought you The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea.


Exhibitors featured in the CTN Village run the gamut from artists and industry professionals in film animation, creative talent, technology suppliers, and studios like DreamWorks and Walt Disney.

See exhibits from storyboard artists, character designers, cartoonists, illustrators, directors, animation and art schools, vendors, and more.

Book your stay at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and get ready for the expo!

Fans: Get Fired Up for the Supernatural Convention

Supernatural fans! Get ready.  The Supernatural Convention is coming to the Los Angeles area!  This is your chance to attend exclusive fan events, see the actors live, and hear great live music. Join the party on November 11-13, 2016 at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

It’s a Fan’s Dream at the Convention Hosted by Creation Entertainment

Contests, performances, actor meet-and-greets and signings, vendor booths, and more are what await you when you head to the convention. Just a few fun events include:

Supernatural ConventionSupernatural Costume Contest - Dress up like your favorite character from the show, or make up your own costume. Audience applause will determine the winner for each category. Prizes are a given!

Music Video Contest - Fan music video tributes to the show and its characters will be screened at the convention. Judges will pick the best entries, who will win $1,000 gift certificates good for Creation Entertainment’s merchandise.

Live Performances - Live performances will include a free Karaoke Kings Party, where fans can belt out their favorite songs with the group plus cast member Rob Benedict. You’re encouraged to dress up in costume, though it’s not required. The group’s costume theme for this year is “Game of Tones.”

Rob Benedict will also be performing a “Saturday Night Special” with his band, Louden Swain. Celebrity Supernatural performers will be joining them onstage, and you never know who may show up (like series stars Jensen Ackles or Jared Padalecki)!

Make sure to book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport .  We offer luxurious accommodations and spectacular amenities, such as our outdoor heated pool, sure to help you delight both the body and soul. 

We hope to see you there!

Get into the Swing of Things at the US Open Swing Dance Championships

The US Open Swing Dance Championships is the premier competition in the world and will be held at our hotel. It’s also an opportunity for swing fans from all over to come and see some exciting dancing and meet up with other swing enthusiasts and dancers.  The championships will take place November 23-27, 2016 and will be broadcast live on GlobalDance.tv!

The Open: Swing Dance’s Biggest Event

The coveted Opus Trophy goes to the champions of the event, and is a career-changing award.  All genres of swing will be represented in the competition. There are 29 divisions you can choose to compete in, such as Classic, Young Adult, Teams, Strictly Swing, Jack and Jill Swing, and a lot more.

US Open Swing Dance ChampionshipsProfessional swing dancers will hold workshops all weekend long. Learn from some of the best, including Myles and Tessa Monroe, Markus Smith and Tren Veal, and Diego Borges and Jessica Pacheo.

Immediately following The Open is the US Open Swing Congress, a three-day event featuring social dances, learning opportunities, lectures, workshops, presentations, and judging. Meet up with other swing dancers, learn some new skills, and have fun. Both competitive dancers and dancers of all levels who are serious about their craft are welcome.

Stay at Swing Dance Central

Come and book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel to be right where all the action is for this swinging weekend of dance.  Located directly across the street from the Bob Hope Airport, we offer luxury accommodations perfect for relaxing.  After a day of supercharged dancing, come relax and enjoy a meal at our on-site restaurant, Daily Grill.  Sample the fare of our American cuisines and top it off with one of our decadent desserts.

The Write Event for Bookworms: Attend the InD'Sribe Conference

If you love to read and write, attend a conference tailored for experiences with books and authors.  Held on October 6-9, 2016, at our hotel, the InD’Scribe Conference is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in the world of books, reading, and publishing. There will be everything from author meet and greets, interactive panels, writing workshops, and book parties, plus lots of free books.

Writer and Reader Events: The RONE Awards, Author Talks, and More

InD’Scribe ConferenceKeynote Speakers

The keynote speakers at the conference are great examples of success in the self-publishing/small publishing world.   On Friday, October 7 at 9 a.m., author Jennifer Probst will give the opening keynote speech – her talk, “The Write Path,” will cover finding a unique road for your own original skills as a writer, including networking, publishing options, and craft.

Saturday, October 8 at 9 a.m., author Jennifer Ashley will start the morning off with her keynote talk, “How Indie Publishing Saved My Life: My Journey from the Skids to Success.” This New York Times bestselling author has a lot of industry wisdom to impart about writing and publishing. Those serious about writing shouldn’t miss this event.

Awards Gala

The RONE Awards are InD’tale Magazine’s way of honoring the best of the best within the indie and self-publishing worlds. Authors and their works from a wide array of genres are selected as the best in their class for the year.

Pitch to a Publisher

Conference attendees have the chance to make an appointment with a book publisher and pitch their work! Dragonblade Publishing will be taking pitches.

Stay with us and make sure you’re in the thick of book conference central at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.