Welcome to Downtown Burbank.
Here’s a listing of currently scheduled Downtown Burbank events. Check back regularly for updates!
DOWNTOWN BURBANK FARMER’S MARKET, Every Saturday
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 email@example.com
DOWNTOWN BURBANK ARTS FESTIVAL, Saturday and Sunday, April 19 and 20
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.
TOUR FOR LIFE PET ADOPTION EVENT, Sunday, May 4
North Shore Animal League America’s 2014 Tour For Life – a national cooperative life-saving adoption event – will arrive in Burbank to partner with the Burbank Animal Shelter and the VBAS. At this special event, dogs and cats from the Burbank Animal Shelter will be available for adoption. Don’t miss the fun with children’s activities, giveaways, and a dog trainer available to help answer your questions. To view available pets from the Burbank Animal Shelter visit: http://thevbas.org/our-animals. For additional information call the Burbank Animal Shelter at 818-238-3340.
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 818.238.5180.
DOWNTOWN BURBANK CAR CLASSIC, Saturday, July 26
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
BURBANK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, September 3 through 7
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
DOWNTOWN BURBANK OCTOBERFEST, date to be announced
Downtown Burbank turns on the taps for Oktoberfest with ample helpings of beer and good times. A Biergarten will be set up on San Fernando Boulevard between Olive Avenue and Angeleno Avenue, where beer enthusiasts can sample a variety of brews, pick up a swag bag filled with special offers, obtain a souvenir glass, and enjoy music and entertainment. Food and appetizers will be available for takeout from area restaurants and eateries.
TURKEY TROT 5K/10K RUN, Thursday, November 27
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, Holiday 2014
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.