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Here’s a listing of currently scheduled Downtown Burbank events. Check back regularly for updates!
CAVALIA'S ODYSSEO, Wednesday, February 27 through Sunday, April 14
The internationally acclaimed Cavalia pushes the limits of live entertainment with its newest production, Odysseo, making its L.A. premiere in Downtown Burbank on Wednesday, February 27 at 8:00 pm. Cavalia’s Odysseo is a theatrical experience, an ode to horse and man that marries the equestrian arts, awe-inspiring acrobatics and high-tech theatrical effects.
Under the luxurious 10-story White Big Top, a dream-like world will transport audiences as 61 horses and an international cast of 44 artists play and demonstrate their intimate bond. The 15,000 square-foot stage features a real carousel and a magically appearing 80,000-gallon lake in front of a stunning video backdrop the size of 3 IMAX screens.
Ticket prices range from $34.50 to $149.50. Additionally, the Rendez-Vous VIP package offers the best seats in the house, dinner prior to the show, an open bar, dessert at intermission, and a photo opportunity with the artists and a tour of the Cavalia’s Odysseo stables. The VIP experience is held in exclusive, luxury tent adjacent to the White Big Top where the performance is held. Packages range from $154.50 to $259.50.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.cavalia.net or by calling 1-866-999-8111. The Cavalia’s Odysseo White Big Top will be located at 777 N. Front Street in Downtown Burbank.
The Downtown Burbank business community is pleased to welcome Cavalia ticketholders with special incentives.
Simply present your ticket to receive discounts. Certain conditions apply, see stores for details.
Burbank International Film Festival
$5 off tickets (festival dates are September 4 through 8, 2013)
California Pizza Kitchen
601 N San Fernando Boulevard
Receive one small plate with $15 purchase
110 N First Street
Free appetizer with purchase of two entrees OR Free happy hour appetizer with purchase of another happy hour appetizer
Golden Chicken Greek & Mediterranean Cuisine
164 E Palm Avenue
20% off purchase
Hokkaido Seafood Buffet
109 E Palm Avenue
Specialty dinner menu and free appetizer
Martial Arts World
175 E Olive Avenue
One free month of lessons for either adult kickboxing classes or adult / kids martial arts classes
Burbank Town Center
10% off purchase
132 E Palm Avenue
Free cookie with the purchase of an entrée (you pick two, soup, sandwich or salad)
PF Chang’s China Bistro
Burbank Town Center
10% off bill (Downtown Burbank location only)
The French Crepe Co.
108 E Palm Avenue
15% off purchase
Universal City Studios Credit Union
175 E Olive Avenue
Collect your gift bag, while supplies last!
304 N San Fernando Boulevard
Receive 3 oz. free (must show stub within 24 hours of show)
Jersey Mikes Subs
875 N San Fernando Boulevard
10% off your order, or Family Meal Deal -- 2 Giant Subs, 4 chips, 4 cookies, 4 drinks. $26.99 + tax
Another Broken Egg Café
250 E Olive Avenue
Enjoy a free order of Biscuit Beignets through April 15th, 2013.
DOWNTOWN BURBANK ARTS FESTIVAL, Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14
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 – Friday, April 26
North Shore Animal League America’s 2013 Tour For Life – a national cooperative life-saving adoption event – will arrive in Burbank to partner with the Burbank Animal Shelter and the VBAS for a special mobile adoption event. Find your forever friend on April 26th at the AMC Walkway located between San Fernando Blvd & Palm Ave, from 1 PM - 6 PM. At this special event, dogs and cats from the Burbank Animal Shelter will be available for adoption. Don’t miss this fun filled event with children 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, Saturday, May 11
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 27
The region’s most fabulous automobiles will cruise into Downtown Burbank in a spectacular showcase that features restored and pre-1974 vehicles, exotics, hot rods and more. In tune with the district’s association with 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. In addition to an amazing roster of cars, there will be family entertainment, music and vendor-booths.
For further information or to register a vehicle, please visit www.downtownburbankcarclassic.org
BURBANK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Wednesday, September 4 through Sunday, September 8
The Burbank International Film Festival returns for the fifth 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 of tomorrow. www.burbankfilmfestival.org
DOWNTOWN BURBANK OCTOBERFEST, Saturday, October (date to be announced)
Downtown Burbank turns on the taps for the premiere of Oktoberfest with ample helpings of bratwurst, beer and good times. Raise your stein in the company of friends for an evening of fabulous oompah, sing-alongs, brews, German wines, dancing and more. Downtown restaurants and bars will be offering themed menus and drinks. Stay tuned for what is sure to be the best Oktoberfest festival around!
TURKEY TROT 5K/10K RUN, Thursday, November 28
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.
DOWNTOWN BURBANK HOLIDAY CHEER, Sunday, December 1 through Wednesday, January 1
Downtown Burbank will kick off a month-long celebration with the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa’s Downtown Wonderland on December 1. Festivities will continue right up through New Year’s Day with dozens of events throughout the district. Stay tuned, because 2013 promises to top off the season with a stunning attraction guaranteed to bring a combination spin to your holiday fun.
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 behind City Hall. For more information about the market, contact Catalina Campbell at 818-847-4774 firstname.lastname@example.org