Welcome to Downtown Burbank.
Here’s a listing of currently scheduled Downtown Burbank events. Check back regularly for updates!
DOWNTOWN BURBANK FARMER’S MARKET, date to be announced
Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers every Saturday 8:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. in the Downtown Burbank Farmer's Market located in the Community Services building parking lot between Olive Avenue and Orange Grove. For more information, please contact Catalina Campbell at 818-847-4774 firstname.lastname@example.org
DOWNTOWN BURBANK OctoBURfest, date to be announced
Sample 60 varieties of local craft beer in the outdoor Biergarten, enjoy special to-go menus from DTNBUR restaurants, and groove to the eclectic sounds of KCRW DJ Gary Calamar at the 2nd annual DTN OktoBURfest, Saturday, October 18 from 12 noon to 7:00 PM. Tickets are $45 for general admission (2:00 to 7:00 PM), and $55 for the VIP reception (12 noon to 2:00 PM). VIP tickets include access to rare and high quality drafts, and the opportunity to meet with renowned local brewers. http://downtownburbankoktoburfest.eventbrite.com
TURKEY TROT 5K/10K RUN, date to be announced
More than two thousand men, women and children will lace up their shoes at 8:00 am on Thanksgiving morning to participate in the fourth annual Turkey Trot 5K/10K Run. Benefiting the Burbank Community YMCA's financial assistance program, the event features cash prizes for top finishers, a fun expo and costume contest.
For more information and to register, please visit www.burbankturkeytrot.com or call the YMCA at (818) 845-8551.
THE RINK, November 28, 2014 through January 19, 2015
Located in the heart of Downtown Burbank and just steps from San Fernando Boulevard, The Rink will be back for a 2014 engagement providing a festive getaway for customers, employees and families out for seasonal fun. Themed entertainment, twinkling lights and joyful music will add to the holiday spirit. Before or after a 90 minute session, skaters are invited to explore hundreds of shops and eateries decked out for the season. The Rink in Downtown Burbank will be located next to Burbank City Hall at the corner of Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue.
DOWNTOWN BURBANK ARTS FESTIVAL, April 11 and 12, 2015
Downtown streets will be packed with digital artists, street painters, sculptors, photographers and more than 12,000 art lovers on four blocks of San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
In a twist that pays homage to Burbank's reputation as Animation Capital of the World, Downtown Burbank Partnership is uniting with Creative Talent Network (CTN) to present an entire block devoted to animation and visual EFX artists from feature films, video games and television series, along with associated schools and studios. Visit more than 40 exhibiting artists whose contributions can be seen in some of the highest grossing films in the history of animation. Located on San Fernando Boulevard between Olive and Angeleno avenues, these artists will be demonstrating their talent, selling books and prints, giving portfolio reviews and critiques, and hosting a raffle.
Simultaneously, there will be three additional blocks featuring 90 regional artists and thousands of paintings, sculptures, photographs, jewelry, ceramics and woodwork, with everything made by hand. Plus, Southern California's most talented chalk artists will be creating animation-inspired masterpieces on asphalt and concrete.
DOWNTOWN BURBANK CAR CLASSIC, July 25
The world’s most spectacular celebrity vehicles will cruise into Downtown Burbank for the 3nd annual Car Classic, Saturday, July 26, from 3:00 to 9 :00pm.
The region’s most fabulous automobiles will cruise into Downtown Burbank for the 3nd annual Car Classic featuring restored and pre-1974 vehicles, exotics, hot rods and bikes on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue on Saturday July 26th from 3:00pm – 9:00pm. The Downtown Burbank Car Classic is free and open to the public. In tune with Downtown Burbank’s ties to the entertainment industry, cars with a “Hollywood” twist will be in the spotlight — those appearing in film or television, or having a distinguished pedigree of celebrity ownership. Rounding off the fun will be family entertainment, music, and automotive-related vendor booths. Sponsored by Downtown Burbank Partnership, the show will be held on four city blocks packed with retail, restaurants and eateries, and will integrate top automotive design with the upbeat vibe of Burbank’s legendary downtown shopping district. http://downtownburbankcarclassic.com
FIRE SERVICE DAY, date to be announced
Every child with a dream of becoming a firefighter has the chance to see what it's like at the Burbank Fire Department's National Fire Service Day from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Celebrated in front of the Burbank Police-Fire Headquarters on Orange Grove Ave & Third Street, there will be vehicle displays, demonstrations, firefighting activities for kids, behind-the-scenes fire station tours, continuous live entertainment, food and special appearances by Officer McGruff and the Department’s popular mascot, Lil' Squirt.
It’s a rare inside look at day-to-day firehouse operations and a great way to understand what’s involved in "Jaws of Life" extrication, airport crash units and hazmat operations. Learn rappelling skills and meet the men and women of the Burbank Fire Department, dedicated to providing a safe environment for all of us to live and work in.
For further more information, please call (818) 238 - FIRE (3473).
BURBANK COMEDY FESTIVAL, date to be announced
The Burbank Comedy Festival, presented by Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, and will offer a week of amazing comedy shows to the general public as well as industry showcases, podcasts, comedy classes, networking events, industry panels and after-parties. The Burbank Comedy Festival will be held at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant located at 102 E Magnolia Boulevard in Downtown Burbank. For submissions, schedule and more information, please visit www.BurbankComedyFestival.com
BURBANK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, date to be announced
The Burbank International Film Festival returns for the sixth year packed with film screenings, red carpet events, honorees, awards, parties and seminars throughout Downtown Burbank. Enjoy film screenings at AMC 16 Theatres, seminars, special appearances and more. Shining a light on the unknown artist of today, the BIFF helps emerging talent become the celebrated actors oftomorrow. For more information, please call 818-601-2082 or visit: www.BurbankFilmFest.org