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Scare Up Some Fun at Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights

If you’re ready, terror will come alive when you visit the Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights. This special, scary season event will happen on select dates from now through November 4.

The Terror of The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and More Come to Life

Make no mistake: This event is not for the faint of heart. You’ll be plunged into an atmosphere of genuine horror and fear as you explore each of the main attractions, including eight themed mazes.

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror NightsThemed Mazes

The themed mazes at Halloween Nights of Horror will immerse you in the frightening fictional worlds of TV shows and films. You’ll wander through the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead, stumble through the shocks of The Shining, and run for your life in Ash vs. Evil Dead – plus more.


What happens when strange creatures from galaxies far away crash-land on 1950s planet Earth? This high-energy live show tells the story.

Titans of Terror Tram

Take a ride on the Terror Tram – if you dare – and come face-to-face with modern horror movie giants. Chucky, the serial killer-possessed doll, will lead you into a nightmare.

Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel while you’re out looking for Halloween scares for great deals and a perfect location. Our Stay for Breakfast and Visit Universal Studios package includes special rates and breakfast for two adults and two kids.

Let the Good Times Roll at the Burbank Beer Festival and Street Fair

This fall, come to downtown Burbank to sip on brews and check out cool vendors at the Burbank Beer Festival and Street Fair. The streets will come alive with music, food, and good times.

Beer Festivals in Burbank Are All the Buzz

The festival will be happening on Saturday, October 21. This lively event will welcome all ages for the fair, and adults 21 and over for the beer.

Burbank Beer Festival and Street FairBeer Sessions

There will be two beer-tasting sessions on tap. Each will include live music, entertainment, and over 85 craft beers to try in three different beer gardens.

Street Fair

The accompanying street fair is totally free for the public. Come to wander among the vendors and shops that will line the downtown streets. Area shops and restaurants will be open, too.

Participating Breweries

Just a few of the breweries you’ll be able to sample from at the festival include Poseidon Brewing Company, Riley’s Brewing Co., Mt. Lowe Brewing Co., Brewyard Beer Company, Lincoln Beer Company, Baja Brewing Co., and Island Brewing Company.

Get a taste of local beer festivals and street fairs while you’re enjoying your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Rockin’ and Rivalries at Rose Bowl Stadium

The famous and historic Rose Bowl Stadium is the home of UCLA Football, the college Rose Bowl, and more. Get a glimpse of all the cool upcoming events you should check out at this amazing arena.

College Football, Concerts, and More: It’s All Happening at the Stadium

When you’re in the area, you’ll want to attend one of these fun games or concerts. Make room in your schedule to sit in the stands for an afternoon or evening of entertainment.

Upcoming Home Games

Rose Bowl StadiumThe fall football season is looking exciting. Here are upcoming home games to see in Pasadena.

Sunday, September 3 vs. Texas A&M

Saturday, September 9 vs. Hawaii

Saturday, September 30 vs. Colorado

Saturday, October 21 vs. Oregon

Concerts to Check Out

Did you know the stadium doesn’t just host football games? It’s also a hot venue for an outdoor concert. Here’s what’s coming up.

Catch Green Day on their Radio Revolution Tour. They’ll hit the stadium on Saturday, September 16.

Coldplay is set to perform at the stadium on Friday, October 6. They’re touring internationally in support of their most recent album, A Head Full of Dreams.

Whether you’ll be rocking out at concerts or cheering on the home team this upcoming fall, book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriot Burbank Airport Hotel.

Go Behind the Scenes at Burbank Studio Tapings

Burbank is a hot spot where many of your favorite TV shows are recorded for broadcast. If you want to get in on a live taping for a fun day, here’s how to do it for multiple popular shows with great live performances.

Get Your Tickets for Burbank Studio Tapings

While you’re in the L.A. area, you need to get a taste of showbiz. Here are some great TV productions you should check out.

Burbank Studio TapingsConan

News and variety show host Conan O’Brien brings the funny with hilarious monologues, entertaining interviews with celebrities, and funny skits.

Tickets for show tapings are free, but are first-come, first-served. The show tapes on Monday – Friday throughout the year. 

The Big Bang Theory

This TV comedy is all about a gang of socially-inept yet brilliant nerds, and the women who love and put up with them. It stars Katie Cuoco as Penny, Johnny Galecki as Leonard, and Jim Parsons in his famous role as Sheldon.

Tickets to see a live taping are free. They are released 30 days prior to their respective episode taping and are first-come, first-served.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Ellen is a beloved TV personality who hosts her own daytime talk show. It features dancing, breezy interviews with celebrity guests, and more fun and humor.

You can request free tickets to the show online in advance, but keep in mind that they’re in high demand. Standby tickets are also available on the day of taping if you inquire before 12 noon.

If you’re planning on catching a fun show taping in Burbank, stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Have a Frighteningly Good Time at MONSTERPALOOZA

All things creepy, scary, and frightening are coming to Burbank with MONSTERPALOOZA. This event celebrates and revels in monster movies, horror flicks, and the unknown terrors that go bump in the night.

Revel in Scares at the Burbank Convention Center in September

This undead event will be happening on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 15-17. Head to Burbank Convention Center and prepare for an exciting exploration of fear in different mediums, including art, movies, TV, and music.

Here are events to check out during the monster convention.

Son of Conjoined

MONSTERPALOOZAThis exhibition will feature art and sculpture from a variety of creators all looking to give you goose bumps. An atmospheric setting will make this display incredibly eerie. You can see it all weekend long and get your heart racing.

Costume Contest

The Costume Contest is one of the most anticipated parts of the whole monster event. There will be celebrity judges, cash prizes, and lots of creativity, as all costumes must be hand-made. Don’t forget to look out for Dead Elvis wandering around the venue!

Island of Lost Souls

The horror classic Island of Lost Souls, starring Bela Lugosi, has a new, award-winning score composed by Jay Woelfel. Watch a screening of the film on Friday evening and stick around after for a Q&A with Bela Lugosi, Jr., and Jay Woelfel.

For ultimate convenience, book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel if you’ll be heading to this monster event. You’re sure to have a scary-good time!

At Dragonfest, Explore Martial Arts Culture/History

A two-day expo for all things martial arts and Asian culture, Dragonfest is coming back bigger and better than ever.

Tickets get you access to martial arts and kung-fu stars; anime, manga, and cosplay; vendors selling merchandise; and lots of other fun from the martial arts film industry.

Support the Martial Arts History Museum + Attend the Expo

The festival will be held August 5-6 at the Burbank Convention Center. This year the festival will be twice as large, so there will be more booths, more entertainment, and more fun.

DragonfestAt the Expo on August 5, explore and enjoy all things martial arts. Check out equipment; buy anime, artwork, and toys; and see cool cultural performances like Taiko drumming and Filipino stick dancing.

Plus, you’ll get the scoop on new films coming out and get the chance to meet the producers, stars, and stuntmen. You can also expect music and meet-and-greets.

On August 6, head to the Red-Carpet Event at the Martial Arts History Museum. Talk to your favorite martial arts stars at a Celebrity Q&A, get their autographs, and grab a photo-op for a perfect souvenir.

Ticket Information

Order your tickets in advance online to get priority entrance into the fest. If you buy tickets at the door, note that only cash will be accepted.

The proceeds from the entire event will benefit the museum. Purchase tickets and contribute to a worthy cause!

If you’re planning on attending this martial arts fest, consider convenience and stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We’re festival headquarters and have a great location right across the street from the airport.

The Downtown Burbank Car Classic Brings the Hot Rods

To see a parade of classic cars and other marvels of the automobile world, then head straight to the Downtown Burbank Car Classic. This family-friendly event will appeal to car aficionados and novices alike with all kinds of opportunities for summer fun.

Car Shows Are Perfect Summer Entertainment

This event will gear up on Saturday, August 5, rain or shine. It will all happen on San Fernando Boulevard and adjacent streets. This exciting event is produced by the Downtown Burbank Partnership. 

Downtown Burbank Car ClassicClassic cars aren’t the only cool rides you’ll see at the show. You can also look forward to getting a look at famous cars from film, TV, and celebrity owners; custom cars decked out to the nines; exotic cars; and motorcycles.

The cars on display will be up for all kinds of awards. These will be presented on the Main Stage at 7 p.m. Just a few include Best in Show, Best Classic Vehicle, Best Celebrity Vehicle, Best Custom Vehicle, and Best Modified Vehicle.

It’s a Car Showcase – and a Lot More

Cars are just one aspect of the show. If they’re not quite your thing, there will also be lots of other fun to enjoy. This includes family entertainment, vendor booths, and music from live DJs, plus the chance to win prizes. Get your face painted, check out balloon artists and street artists, and explore Downtown Burbank.

Enjoy the car shows, check out entertainment, and have a ball. This event is a great addition to your summer schedule. If you plan on attending, make sure you book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Put on Your Dance Shoes for the Monsters Unleashed L.A. Tour Finale 2017

Dance until you drop at the ultimate event for hip hop – the Monsters Unleashed L.A. Tour Finale 2017. This full weekend of dancing is packed with workshops, performances, auditions, freestyle battles, and more. If you’re serious about dancing, this is the event for you.

Join a Hip Hop Weekend with Monsters Dance

Monsters Unleashed L.A. Tour Finale 2017Learn from professional choreographers and get valuable instruction at this five-day dance event. Plus, there will be plenty of chances to get your foot in the door of the professional dance industry. It will all take place from July 24-28 at our Burbank Convention Center.

Register to join the event and you’ll get lots of great perks. Your fee gets you access to over 17 hours of dance classes and seminars, the chance to audition for scholarship money, one ticket to the Monsters Show, a daily lunch buffet, a free t-shirt, and more.

The Monsters Show

The Monsters Show is where up-and-coming dancers, selected from auditions, get the privilege of performing in the finale tour show. It’s also a platform for introducing new talent to the industry. This show wraps up the whole event with a bang.

L.A. Nationals Qualification

The Monsters A-List tour is making a stop at the finale. Bring your best solo, duo, or group routine to the convention and get the chance to qualify for the L.A. Nationals.

The Monsters Dance Tour Finale is being held at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Stay with us if you plan on attending for great amenities and convenient access to this exciting dance event.

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.