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January 2013

35th Annual LA Firecracker Run™ – 5/10k and Bike Ride

Celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Snake at the 35th Annual LA Firecracker Run™ – 5/10k and bike ride.  Known as one of the best organized events in the running community, the LA Firecracker Run™ starts in Chinatown with hundreds of Chinese fireworks signaling the start of the race.  The bike ride takes place on Saturday, February 23, with a 9:00 AM start and offers either a 20 mile or 30 mile ride.  The 5/10k and Kiddie Run take place on Sunday, February 24, and both days offer an exciting Nite n’ Day Festival for everyone to enjoy.

35th Annual LA Firecracker Run™ – 5/10k and Bike Ride
February 23 & 24, 2013

Highlights: 

Saturday, February 23
Bike Ride – 9:00 AM Start
Nite n’ Day Festival – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – SGVCCA Lion Dancers, Las Palmas Grupo Folklorico, Kodama Taiko, Abrakadabra, Dancing Rahana, Manea Hula, Team Ferosha
Health & Fitness Festival


Sunday, February 24
Opening Ceremonies – 7:30 AM – LA Laker Girls, Dragon, Lion Dance & lighting of 100,000 Firecrackers
5k Run/Walk – 8:00 AM Start
10k Run – 8:30 AM Start
Kiddie Run – 9:45 Start
Nite n’ Day Festival – 8:15 AM – 12:00 PM – UCLA’s Random Voices, Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program’s Youth United for Community Action Dance, Shinzen Daiko/Taiko Center of Los Angeles, Manea Hula, JMD
Health & Fitness Festival

 

The Nite n’ Day Festival celebrates many facets of the Arts and Culture in Los Angeles by providing lively entertainment and features traditional Chinese music ensembles, Korean performance troupes, Vietnamese folk dance, Japanese taiko drummers, Lion Dancers, and Latin Jazz or funk and soul bands.  The Nite n’ Day Festival takes place in Chinatown’s Central Plaza and is free and open to the public.

All registered participants will receive a souvenir t-shirt, goodie bag and a medal commemorating their participation in the LA Firecracker Run™.  The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel is just a quick trip from Chinatown and offers exceptional accommodations with luxury amenities, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind or prepare for a big race weekend.  We hope to see you soon.


Enter Today! The Burbank Bob Hope Airport Winter Weekend Getaway Sweepstakes!

Need a break from the winter weather…just want to get away?  The Burbank Bob Hope Airport (Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority) is sponsoring an amazing Winter Weekend Getaway Sweepstakes where you can win:

 

Click here for the Winter Weekend Getaway Official Rules and Regulations

The Winter Weekend Getaway Sweepstakes is a great way to enjoy some warmer weather during the doldrums of winter and enjoy some quality time with family and friends. 

How, you say? It’s easy.  Just go to the Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) Facebook Page between now and 8 AM PST February 19th - LIKE their page and complete the entry form.  A winner will be chosen randomly from the pool of eligible contestants.  The winner will be publicly announced on Monday, February 25, 2013.  That winner could be you!


Here’s a little bit about each of the contributors to this sweepstakes: 

For 80 years, the Burbank Bob Hope Airport has been widely known to Southern California travelers as the most convenient, friendliest airport for flying to or from Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car has built the largest car rental brand in North America and is known for its exceptionally low rates, outstanding customer service and the tremendous leadership and entrepreneurial spirit of their employees.

The Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour lets you see “behind the scenes” and “into the scenes” of your favorite shows and movies and offers a rare and intimate glimpse into real Hollywood at work.

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel offers extraordinary comfort, with sweeping views of the San Fernando Mountains, where you can enjoy a sophisticated yet casual retreat from the energetic LA lifestyle and experience a fresh, new style at our vibrant gateway to Hollywood, CA.


Have a “My Funny Valentine” Day Date Night at Flappers Comedy Club

We can’t think of a better way to spend Valentine’s Day than with someone you love and enjoying an evening of laughter together.  That’s just what you’ll find at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank when you join them for their Valentine’s Day date night shows.  With two shows to choose from featuring Darren Carter and Brad Garrett, and two amazing packages - The Sexy Sizzling Date Night Package and the Down & Dirty Date Night Package – you can’t go wrong.

Valentine’s Day Date Night at Flappers Comedy Club
102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502
February 14, 2013 

Darren Carter – Valentine’s Day Date Night – 7:00 PM
Brad Garrett – Love is Dead – 9:00 PM

Sexy Sizzling Date Night Package Includes:
2 Show Tickets, Dinner for 2 (salad, entrée, dessert, unlimited soft drinks), one bottle of red or white wine and a rose for your sweetheart. $99 per couple.

Down & Dirty Date Night Package Includes:
Pre-Fixe dinner for 2 (salad, entrée, dessert, unlimited soft drinks), one bottle of red or white wine to share and a rose for your sweetheart. $29 per person. (tickets for shows must be purchased separately)

Does not include tax or gratuity.

Make your plans now to impress your special someone with a great night out for Valentine’s Day at Flappers Comedy Club and fall in love laughing!  The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel hope you have a great evening.


The Grand Slam Show: The Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit

Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam Convention: The Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit returns to the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Conference Center, February 15-17, for an exciting and star-packed event.  PLEASE NOTE: The dates are new and those that pre-purchased tickets for the original date should receive information via e-mail.  Attendees can look forward to meeting their favorite stars, like Sir Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes and Brent Spiner, just to name a few, along with the ever-popular Grand Slam Cocktail Party.

The Grand Slam Show:
The Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Conference Center
February 15-17, 2013

Celebrities to watch for: 

Sir Patrick Stewart ~ Jonathan Frakes ~ LeVar Burton ~ Brent Spiner ~ Michael Dorn ~ Gates McFadden ~ Marina Sirtis ~ Rene Auberjonois

Come experience a weekend filled with fantastic celebrities, a great dealers room, surprise events, informative panels and performances, and so much more.

Make your reservations now and make your visit to the Star Trek & Sci-Fi Summit a full-scale holiday.  With the convenient location of the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center, you can explore many of Southern California’s best attractions, like Universal Studios Hollywood, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and have convenient access to Burbank Airport.  Click here for a special lower room rate or call 1-800-736-9712 and mention code Grand Slam 2013.