Founded on March 22, 2003, in Pomona, California, the American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) offers our guests a rich historical experience that covers the evolution of ceramic art in the United States. The popular Southern California cultural attraction features ceramic exhibitions and collections, as well as studio and community outreach programs.Details
Is an amusement park ride reason enough to visit one of the many theme parks operating in Southern California? For guests of Holiday Inn Burbank, the answer is a resounding YES when it comes to riding the thrilling ride called Jurassic Park: The Ride. We have numerous stories of our guest spending most of their time at Universal Studios riding one of the most popular attractions in greater Los Angeles, CA.Details
If California was a separate country, the state would generate the 4th largest economy in the world. The impact the state has exceeds economic statistics, as the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) proves in the display of artwork crafted by California artists who present unique to California themes
Overview of PMCA
Founded by Pasadena, CA residents Arlene and Robert Ottman, the PMCA opened its doors in June of 2002. The art museum houses one permanent collection, with the mission to feature changing exhibits representing the prime attraction of the Southern California cultural hotspot. Some of the prominent exhibits to appear at PMCA include Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory sponsored Data + Art: Science and Art in the Age of Information.Details
Chestnuts have roasted over an open fire and the yuletides of the holiday season have passed. We have rung in the New Year with style, with the Tournament of Roses Parade unfolding in nearby Pasadena, California.
Whether you are in Burbank for several weeks on business or are staying at our hotel for just a weekend, we have several suggestions to keep you busy during your stay. Here is a glimpse of the events calendar for Burbank, California during January 2018.Details
Is it possible to bring everything that lives in the Pacific Ocean into a colossal aquarium to allow everyone to experience marine life up close and personal? The answer is no, but no other attraction in the world gives you a better understanding of what thrives under the surface of the Pacific Ocean than the Aquarium of the Pacific.
About Aquarium of the Pacific
Located on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California, Aquarium of the Pacific is a public access attraction that sits on five acres. More than 1.5 visitors per year witness marine life at a facility staffing 900 people, of which 650 are volunteers. As an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Aquarium of the Pacific is part of a tourist destination that includes Shoreline Village and the Long Beach Convention Center. Large breaking waves of the Pacific Ocean inspired the architects who designed the facility. World-renowned Kajima International developed Aquarium of the Pacific in collaboration with the Los Angeles office of Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassanbaum.Details
With most of the New Year’s Eve spotlight focused on adult parties, families who stay at Holiday Inn Burbank might feel left out from celebrating the annual rite of passage linking 2017 to 2018. The hospitality professionals at Holiday Inn Burbank want families to know several highly entertaining events await their enthusiastic participation on New Year’s Eve.
For the first time on New Year’s Eve, downtown Los Angeles offers a central location for families to attend a party running from 6pm until 12:30am. Covering more than 12 acres of Grand Park, the Grand Park New Year’s Eve celebration spans from Spring Street to The Music Center Plaza. Bring the kids along to enjoy music and street performers, as well as the food trucks offering ethnic fare, from Asian cuisine to Spanish tapas dishes. A live feed from Times Square at 9pm ushers in the new year on the East Coast of the United States. Metro offers free bus and rail service to and from the Grand Park New Year’s Eve bash between 9pm and 2am.Details
Ring 2018 in style by attending one of the most popular New Year’s Eve celebrations, Cleopatra’s New Year’s Eve Ball 2018. Held at the iconic Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre located in nearby Hollywood, California, the high-energy event is called by LANewYears.com “The Best Party in Los Angeles.”Details
Commonly referred to as The Fowler, the Fowler Museum at UCLA is a cultural attraction located on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. The museum explores and presents the art and culture mostly from the continents of Asia and Africa, as well as the Pacific Rim and the Americas.
Overview of a Cultural Gem
The Fowler typically houses between three and six art exhibitions. Guest lecturers discuss topics relevant to current and past cultural issues. Festivals, family programs, art workshops, and live musical performances highlight the events on the busy Fowler Museum schedule. Located in the northern section of the UCLA Westwood campus, The Fowler is operated by the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. UCLA Chancellor Franklin D. Murphy established The Fowler in 1963 to offer a cultural attraction alternative for visitors who wanted to avoid the traffic congestion in downtown LA.Details
If you are in search of a place to escape the rat race, but still have a wide variety of shops and cafes to tantalize your sense of style, spend one of your days in Southern California at Ontario Town Square. The popular entertainment district features a nearly two-acre park that includes a popular open-air amphitheater.
Overview of Ontario Town Square
Designed to offer flexible spaces for a wide variety of different social events and cultural activities, Ontario Town Square is home to a palm court, pedestrian promenade, and a children’s play garden. The family-friendly entertainment district also attracts young couples who enjoy dining at one of the many restaurants offering outdoor patio seating. Shops operating at Ontario Town Square cater to customers who prefer shopping at smaller independent stores, as opposed to the big box retailers that dominate the commercial landscape at nearby Ontario Mills.Details
Hollywood is known for hosting some of most high-energy parties hosted in greater Los Angeles, California. However, several New Year’s Eve bashes in the entertainment capital of the world take the meaning of high-energy to another level If you plan on staying at Holiday Inn Burbank over the Christmas and New Year holiday, consider attending one of the New Year’s Eve bashes thrown just a short drive from your hotel room.Details