What’s Happening

  • Farmer’s Market

    For certified California produce, flowers, organic cheeses and specialty breads, check out the Burbank Farmer’s Market every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Get there early to browse the widest selection of fruits, vegetables and other fare arriving fresh from local farms! At N Glenoaks Boulevard and E Olive Avenue in Downtown Burbank.

  • Craft Corner at Burbank Town Center

    On the first Thursday of each month from 10:30am to 12 noon, Burbank Town Center presents Craft Corner on the outdoor dining terrace (Level 3). A new series for families in Burbank and kids of all ages, each month will be a different arts and crafts theme. For further information, please call 818.566.8556.


  • Downtown Burbank Arts Festival 2019

    A world of creativity and imagination will be revealed at the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival featuring 200 world-famous animators, trendsetting indie creators, cosplayers recreating favorite animated characters, live entertainment, and much more on San Fernando Boulevard between Burbank Town Center and the Holiday Inn on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19 with extended hours from 11am to 7pm. The event is free and open to the public.

    The Downtown Burbank Arts Festival brings together groundbreaking digital and special effects animators selling their personal work, along with inventive artisans selling handmade housewares such as candles and ceramics, fashion and accessory designers, body products, and visual art for a one-of-a-kind festival experience unique to Southern California. Annually attracting more than 20,000 attendees, all are invited to experience the creative process, mingle with artists, and browse more than 400 shops and restaurants in Downtown Burbank.

    New this year is the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair, which will be curating the festival’s 100 indie craft exhibitors. Los Angeles-based Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair specializes in uniting local culture with high-quality artisans that are carefully selected for the ultimate in handmade shopping experience.

    The Creative Talent Network will once again anchor the popular animation portion of the festival with the CTN Road Trip. The Road Trip will unite more than 100 visual effects, videogaming, character designers, illustrators, and storyboard artists for the fourth straight year.

    In addition to discovering hundreds of exclusive artworks on display, the festival offers the rare opportunity to interact with top artists from the world of animation, enjoy cosplayers from books and films, join in a Doodle Run, attend Storytime and artist showcases, explore virtual worlds, engage with roaming musicians, participate in a Career Camp for promising young artists, and share experiences online via @jackalopeartfair, @creativetalentnetwork and @downtownburbank for the chance to win special prizes.

    Downtown Burbank Arts Festival Highlights

    DOODLE RUN at the CTN Road Trip

    Back by popular demand, grab a map or a doodle deck of cards from the CTN Road Trip booth and take it to all the CTN animation artists to collect original doodles. Keep the map as a souvenir, and be entered to win free passes to the CTN animation eXpo held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, November 21-24, 2019.

    CREATE YOUR OWN TOTE BAG at the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

    Block print your own custom Jackalope tote bag with Distill Creative. Choose from a variety of themed stamps and letters to customize your own reusable tote bag, then fill it up with artsy finds at the fair.


    Listen to stories and see live demonstrations from top animation artists reading from their books, including:

    • Walt Disney Studios Artist Showcase and Animator Benson Shum reading “Go to Sheep” and “Holly’s Day at the Pool.”
    • Art Director Andy Harkness from Sony Animation reading “Bug Zoo.”
    • Concept Artist with Walt Disney Imagineering Nikkolas Smith reading from “My Poofy Hair and That’s Ok.”
    • Character Layout Artist on The Simpsons for Fox Television Animation Tina Kugler reading from her series of books “Snail & Worm.”

    TOTE BAG GIVEAWAY at the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

    Jackalope Arts will be giving away free tote bags to the first 25 guests per day who post a photo of a unique purchase they found at the fair and tag @jackalopeartfair on Instagram.  Visit the Jackalope Arts information booth to claim your tote.

    CAREER CAMP at the CTN Road Trip

    For anyone interested in entering the field of animation, stop by the Career Camp at the CTN Road Trip to meet the pros and hear about how to jumpstart your career. Give your child the chance to show his or her own skills at the creation station for drawing and creating flip books.

    STRIKE A POSE at the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair

    Celebrate spring by taking a photo in front of a large paper flower wall by Colorfully Crafted & Plum Creations or check out and pose in front of the large mural by live artist Jen Swain!

    ROAMING MUSICIANS throughout the festival

    Acoustic musicians will be roaming the festival performing tunes for guests as they shop their way through the event.

    EXPLORE DOWNTOWN MURALS throughout the festival

    Festival attendees are welcome to check out the murals in Downtown Burbank paseos and inside businesses and take pictures of their favorite murals to share with the hashtag #DTNBUR.

    For further information on the CTN Road Trip, please visit

    For further information on the Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair, please visit

    Sponsored in part by:

    Bow Wow Bungalow Dog Daycare and Boarding facility, located next to Hollywood Burbank Airport


  • Downtown Burbank Car Classic 2019

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 3pm to 9pm

    200 Classic and Custom Vehicles


    • Red Carpet Expo showcasing picture cars from World Famous West Coast Customs, Vehicle Effects, Television Motion Picture Car Club, Unique Twist, Movie Machines, and more
    • DJs spinning music from the decades
    • Chalk artists
    • Fun for all the family!

    Car Show Registration Payment

    Submit Payment

    Car Show Registration

    Complete the form below to register your vehicle for this year’s Car Classic. You may also download the registration form and mail it in.
    Download Registration Form

    NOTE: Registration is not complete until both payment and registation form have been submitted.

    • Car Information

    • (type, number of cylinders, horsepower)
      Check the category that most applies
    • Please mention interesting historical facts, special features, celebrity connections and/or show and award history concerning vehicle (may be used in publicity for the car show)
      T-shirts are not included in your registration fee. To order, please check box with sizes desired and include in your payment total. T-shirt size (Check box to purchase t-shirt(s) for an additional fee of $18 per shirt).
    • Terms, Conditions and Limitations

      In consideration for inclusion as a participant in the Downtown Burbank Car Classic (“Car Show”), the undersigned (“participant”) agrees to, and shall indemnify, hold harmless, defend, release and forever discharge Downtown Burbank Partnership, Downtown Burbank shops, restaurants and business, the City of Burbank and their officers, directors, agents, employees, volunteers, and any person under their direction, supervision, or control from and against all claims, demands, actions, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, costs and attorney’s fees arising out of or relating to participant’s involvement in the Car Show, including but not limited to all injuries, losses and damages sustained or incurred by participants or participant’s guests, including family and relatives, while attending or participating in the Car Show. As vehicle owner and / or owner’s representative, participant warrants that automotive liability, comprehensive and property insurance is in full force. The Participant understands that Participant’s vehicle insurance will be solely responsible for any property damage or liability claims that may occur to such vehicle or personal property at the Car Show. Participant gives permission to the Downtown Burbank Partnership to use photographs taken at the event and any information on entrant’s automobile(s) for use in publicity collateral materials to promote the event directly or indirectly. This certifies that the undersigned has read the Registration Information under which this said event will be conducted and agrees to abide.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • Burbank Comedy Festival 2019

    AUGUST 11-17, 2019

    • 200 Live Comedian and National Headliner Performances
    • Numerous Performances Venues
    • For tickets and more information, please visit


  • Burbank International Film Festival 2019

    SEPTEMBER 4-8, 2019

    200 Films and World Premieres from 60 countries

    Now accepting film submissions at


  • Burbank Winter Wine Walk 2019

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 12pm to 8pm

    The Winetasting Social Event of the Season


    • 27 tasting stations and 50+ wines
    • Magical snowfall
    • Live music
    • Santa’s VIP Lounge at Burbank Town Center
    • Complimentary tickets with hotel booking courtesy of Visit Burbank

    For tickets and hotel room packages, please visit