Things to do in Burbank

Spend the Day with the Stars at the General Hospital Official Convention

If you plan to attend the 2nd annual General Hospital Official Convention taking place in March, the best place to stay is right in the heart of the action at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

This exciting event celebrating the 55th anniversary of the legendary soap opera will include live music and a chance to meet and greet with all your favorite stars.

General Hospital Official ConventionMeet General Hospital Cast Members Matt Cohen, Laura Wright, and Many Others!

The special guests attending this year’s General Hospital Official Convention include Maurice Bernard (Sonny), Matt Cohen (Griffin), Laura Wright (Carly), Donnell Turner (Curtis), Kirsten Storms (Maxie), and Wally Kurth (Ned). Announcements for additional stars and dates of their attendance are released closer to the date of the convention.

Have a Hotel Staycation While Meeting the Stars

Staying with us means that you will never miss any of the main events that take place at the convention. Our hotel features contemporary rooms with all the modern features you could ask for including luxurious furnishings, an open-air lobby, and on-site restaurants like our e.d.b. Outdoor Bar.

Choose to stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel and guarantee you are here for every star’s appearance when you attend this year’s thrilling General Hospital convention. 

60 Years in L.A. Exhibition and Tours at Dodger Stadium

The Dodger Stadium ballpark, which is an icon among baseball fans all around the U.S., is the largest stadium in the world dedicated only to baseball games.

Dodger Stadium ToursSome of the most famous Baseball Games at Dodger Stadium include nine World Series and 1980’s All-Star Game.

Dodger is currently the temporary home for an exhibition that includes rarely displayed items like the National League trophy for 2017, 5 World Series Rings and jerseys that have written history.

Open Tours at Dodger Stadium

Aside from the exhibition, there are four tour options from which you choose to learn about the stadium’s secrets.

The Stadium Tour

It includes access to the field and the dugout. It’s an 80-90 minutes visit that gives you a new perspective on the stadium, as you get access to areas that are otherwise closed to the public.

The Pregame Tour

The Pregame tour offers you a 45-minutes experience, where you can see the teams preparing for the game. You can also see the Memorabilia Hall, which contains the highlights of the local baseball team.

The Clubhouse Tour

It’s an outstanding experience that every baseball fan should live. It includes the standard tour of the stadium, as well as access to the weight room and batting cages. The highlight of the visit is the sneak peeks of the Clubhouse.

Group or private tours are also available, and you can benefit from exclusive discounts, depending on the number of people in the group.

Stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel while enjoying the exhibition or enrolling in one of the tours at the Dodger Stadium.

Race and Celebrate During the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run

If you’re ready to kick off the Chinese New Year with a commitment to physical health and a big dose of fun, make sure to attend the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run. Various races will be accompanied by festival activities and more.

Race Day is Happening in Los Angeles Chinatown

The Lunar New Year Charity Run will be held on February 24-25. Here’s what to expect.

Race Events

L.A. Chinatown Firecracker RunThere are lots of races at this event in which you can test your mettle. If you love cycling, enter the 10th Anniversary Bike Ride. It will feature a 20-mile route and a 40-mile route, depending on your competition level.

You can also race in the 5K/10K Run/Walk in L.A. Racers will enjoy a course that takes them past famous landmarks in the area, including Dodgers Stadium and Elysian Park.

Even kids can get in on the fun with the Kiddie Run. This short race is perfect for little ones 12 and under who are getting into exercising. Afterward, all Kiddie Run participants will get to enjoy a carnival with games, a petting zoo, a puppet show, face painting, and more.

Firecracker Festival

After the races, head to the Firecracker Festival. All racers get free admission to the festivities, which will include live music and vendor booths with food and more.

Head to Los Angeles Chinatown for this fun event, and book your stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Dance Your Heart Out at the Hollywood Connection Convention

The Hollywood Connection Convention is a jam-packed weekend event that’s all about one thing: dance.

Come to compete, come to learn, or come to check out some amazing young dancers as they show off their stuff.

Hollywood Connection Dance Convention and Competition

The event will take place from February 16-18, 2018 at our hotel’s Burbank Convention Center.

Hollywood Connection ConventionDance Competition

On Friday and Saturday during the event, dancers will compete against each other at different levels in front of a panel of judges. Dancers will get constructive feedback and lots of learning opportunities.

Age groups will include Superstars (7-8-year-olds), Co-Stars (9-10-year-olds), Guest Stars (11-13-year-olds), and Producers (14 and older).

Dance Classes, Workshops, and Seminars

Come prepared to brush up your dance skills. Dancers can join in for small classes and one-on-one instruction in a variety of styles, including lyrical, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater, and more.

There will even be business seminars for studio owners and a one-day workshop for “Broadway Babies” aged 5-6.

Awards, Scholarships, and Opportunities

Dancers will have the opportunity to win various opportunities, including a qualification for the Icon of the Year competition. There will be an agent on hand who will invite qualifying dancers to audition for The Movement Talent Agency.

Join this dance convention and enjoy a weekend of moving to music while you stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel – just a skip away from Hollywood Burbank Airport.

Learn How to Attend Burbank Studio Tapings

Most people come to Los Angeles hoping to meet stars. If your upcoming trip includes plans for this, try going to a taping of one of your favorite shows. Burbank Studios offers the opportunity to watch several shows being taped live.

Discover the Thrill of Live Performances in Hollywood

Are you a fan of Conan O’Brien, The Big Bang Theory, or Ellen DeGeneres? You’ll want to jump at this chance to watch your favorites live! Learn how to get tickets below.


Studio Tapings in BurbankEveryone’s favorite late night host offers viewing of his show taping Monday through Thursday 42 weeks a year. Get your tickets today, and you may end up seeing such celebrities as Stephen Colbert, former presidents, or Ellen Page. Conan tickets are free and available online, though you can’t transfer them.

The Big Bang Theory

This long-running television show is in its eleventh season, but its ratings are still hot. The Big Bang Theory’s success has even led to its own spin-off. Find out what the goofy cast is up to in person when you get tickets to the show’s taping.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

See stars like Idris Elba, Sofia Vergara, and Barbra Streisand on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday through Friday almost every week of the year. Get your tickets fast! Popular shows like these fill up fast, so get ‘em while they’re hot.

Stay at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel during your trip to Hollywood. Conveniently located by Hollywood Burbank Airport, you won’t have to worry about travel problems during your stay. 

See the Staples Center Can’t-Miss 2018 Lineup

The Staples Center is a world-class entertainment center in the Hollywood Burbank region of Los Angeles. The 2018 lineup of entertainment presents visitors with exciting once in a lifetime shows.

See the Artists You Love This Year

Staples CenterThe Staples Center is known to book only incredible performers, known to bring the house down during their performances. Find out who will be in town when you are here with the Staples Center calendar.

Brad Paisley: Weekend Warrior Tour

This country artist is performing the Staples Center on January 25th with special guests and upcoming country stars Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, and Lindsay Ell.

Gabriel Fluffy Iglesias: One Show Fits All World Tour

Gabriel Iglesias, best known for his standup comedy, will be at the Staples Center on January 26th. The comedian always gets a big laugh, and has fun while he performs. Be part of the excitement by going to the show.

The Killers: 2018 North American Tour

Rock band, The Killers, is performing two shows on February 1st and 2nd. The tour is celebrating their fifth studio album, finally hitting stores after a five-year wait. Catch the illusive rockers at the Staples Center to enjoy the record in person.

When you visit the Staples Center, book your hotel stay at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Conveniently located near the airport, your transportation needs are the least of your worries, so you can enjoy these performances to the fullest.

Happy New Year To You!

As 2017 comes to an end and we get ready to ring in the New Year, we wanted to say with the deepest gratitude, thank you so much to all our guests and community who have entered our life and made us a part of yours!  We truly enjoyed having you as our guest and will cherish the memories we have created together. 

Happy New Year from our Family to Yours   

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel"We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day. "

by Edith Lovejoy Pierce

We look forward to creating new memories with you in 2018 and wish for you and yours, that the New Year be filled with good cheer, happiness, peace and success!

From the bottom of our hearts, Happy New Year from all of us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel

Exciting California Weddings Near the Hollywood Burbank Airport

Did you just get engaged? If you are searching for wedding venues in Burbank, look no further than the great wedding spaces available at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

LA Wedding Venue With Easy Access and Planning Help

Whether you live in LA or you are planning a destination wedding, your celebration will be special at this hotel. We will provide you and your partner with a complimentary suite for your wedding night, as well as a Certified Wedding Specialist to help you plan your nuptials.

Weddings At Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport HotelGet Help From Our Professionals

Our wedding specialists can help you plan everything, including your food menus for guests and managing RSVP details from your guests. They will help you organize the rehearsal dinner and day-after brunch, as well as room blocks for your guests to stay near each other. Let us ease your worries – with a wedding specialist’s assistance, every detail will be under control.

Quick and Easy Wedding Planning

Part of the struggle of wedding planning stems from the various vendors and venues you need to talk to and manage. At our hotel, we offer catering services, a wedding venue, and a reception venue all in one great location.

Are your guests worried about transportation? There’s no need with direct transportation from the airport to our hotel through a complimentary shuttle service.

We know wedding planning can be overwhelming, but we are here to help. Book your wedding at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, and one of our Certified Wedding Specialists will assist you.

Attend the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade

A Pasadena tradition for over 100 years, the Tournament of Roses Parade is a beloved festival that kicks off the New Year. See the beauty and pageantry for yourself in person this year.

Pasadena’s Tournament of Roses and Rose Bowl Game

The Rose Parade

Tournament of Roses ParadeThe famous parade begins at 8 a.m. on January 1st. Its signature floral-decorated floats are works of art and are a major draw for spectators. Thousands of fresh flowers and natural materials adorn these elaborately designed marvels.

Along with the floral floats, expect to see the country’s top high school, collegiate, and military marching bands as well as equestrian units represented in the parade.

The College Football Playoff Championship at Rose Bowl Stadium

The oldest bowl game in the country, the Rose Bowl Game, starts up after the parade at 1 p.m. Two top-ranked teams selected by the College Football Playoff committee will go head-to-head. These teams are chosen in early December and usually feature the winners of the Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences.

Pre-game events will include appearances from the Rose Queen and the Royal Court. Halftime will feature marching bands from each participating college.

Plan on attending this historic festival and stay with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We’re conveniently located near Hollywood Burbank Airport if you’ll be flying in.

The Best Modern and Contemporary Art Converges at the L.A. Art Show

For a truly amazing display of modern, emerging, and renowned artists, check out the L.A. Art Show. It’s one of the largest events of its kind and features over 100 galleries from 18 countries across the world. View, purchase, and explore the world of modern and contemporary art.

A World-Class Art Show Near Hollywood Burbank Airport

LA Art ShowThe show will run from Thursday, January 11 to Sunday, January 14, 2017. It will be held at the L.A. Convention Center.

Galleries ranging from across California all the way to China, Germany South Korea, Spain, Japan, and more will be represented.

Here’s what you’ll have to look forward to:

Opening Night Premiere Party

Celebrate the opening of the show at the premiere party. It features a special, private preview of the works on display, live entertainment, delicious food, and a special guest host.


A new addition to the show this year is DESIGN L.A. ART, a designated showcase for modern décor, furniture, objects, and jewelry. It will feature up to 12 exhibitors in a unique open-area layout.

Visit this space to see how art and design intertwine.

Attend this hotly-anticipated art show and stay with us at Los Angeles Marriot Burbank Airport Hotel. We’re conveniently located near the Hollywood Burbank Airport if you’ll be flying in.