BURBANK: A BETTER WAY TO STAY FOR THE 2020 ROSE BOWL WEEKEND
For millions of people around the world, the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl are iconic New Year’s Day traditions. For 2020, the Parade will begin at 8.00 AM on January 1, 2020 in Pasadena, CA just a hop, skip, and a jump from Burbank. Following the Parade will be the big game between Oregon Ducks and Wisconsin Badgers at the nearby Rose Bowl. This year, you can add to the festivities by staying in one of Burbank’s 18 hotels close to many of Los Angeles’ most famous attractions.
Start your trip with ease by flying nonstop into Hollywood Burbank Airport with flights from 17 top U.S. destinations including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Oakland, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, and New York City.
While you’re here, take in some entertainment. Burbank is home to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, where you can take a tour as well as attend a live TV taping on the Warner Bros. Studios lot. Or, you can spend your day at Universal Studios Hollywood only 10 minutes from Burbank. 11 of our hotels are Universal Partner hotels and offer special deals to the theme park with your stay. Book your hotel and purchase your tickets on our site.
Custom car fans will marvel at the behind-the-scenes tours at the World Famous West Coast Customs, where Will.i.am, Justin Bieber, and many other celebrities are regular customers.
You’ll also enjoy great dining and shopping in the city. Experience magical sunsets while sipping on cocktails at the Castaway restaurant, or sample delicious pastries and Cuban-inspired cuisine at the #1 place to eat in America as voted by Yelp – Porto’s Bakery. Spend a day shopping in the newly renovated Burbank Town Center, or perusing vintage and retro shops in Magnolia Park.
Plus, just beyond Burbank is the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Los Angeles Zoo, and Downtown Los Angeles. All in all, a stay in Burbank is a better way to visit the Rose Parade!
DON’T MISS THESE AMAZING EVENTS HAPPENING IN AND AROUND BURBANK!
December 29, 2019
Start off your Rose Bowl weekend with Equestfest presented by Wells Fargo at Los Angeles Equestrian Center located in Burbank. This event allows you to get up close and personal with the 2020 Rose Parade equestrian units. Watch beautiful horses and talented riders perform drills and dances and demonstrate trick riding and roping. You’ll also stroll through the stables, talk to riders and learn about the different horse breeds while enjoying the vendor court, displays, great music, and good food and drinks.
INSIDER TIP: Want to go horseback riding? You can actually take a guided tour on horseback to the Hollywood sign. Time it right for sunset and enjoy spectacular views!
THE ROSE PARADE & 106TH ROSE BOWL
January 1, 2020
From 8AM – 12PM, the Rose Parade travels 5 ½ miles down Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, CA and features floral-decorated floats, equestrian units, bands, and Tournament Entries. This year the theme is “The Power of Hope”, which celebrates the influence of optimism and hope. The game will feature a traditional matchup of teams from the Big Ten and Pac-12, Oregon vs. Wisconsin. Come early and enjoy pre-game activities including tailgates, Rose Queen and Royal Court appearances, and more.
For more information, visit www.tournamentofroses.com
To purchase tickets to the game, please visit www.primesport.com
RINK IN DOWNTOWN BURBANK
December 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Enjoy Burbank’s most festive tradition – an outdoor ice skating rink! You can take skate lessons or just simply go and enjoy holiday music and decor. There’s also special theme nights and a curling popup.
For tickets, visit www.visitburbank.com
GILMORE GIRLS HOLIDAY AT WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR HOLLYWOOD
December 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Take the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood this season and see the sets of Gilmore Girls decked out in holiday splendor. You can visit Lorelai’s house, Luke’s Diner, and the town square. Enjoy coffee and specialty food while you wander.
For tickets, visit www.wbstudiotour.com
L.A. ZOO LIGHTS
November 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Glowing animals welcome you on an unforgettable nighttime journey that includes the world’s largest illuminated pop-up storybook, a magical disco ball forest, giant glittering snowflakes, and a twinkling tunnel filled with dynamic swirls of color. L.A. Zoo Lights is a not-to-be-missed holiday light experience for the whole family!
For tickets, visit www.lazoolights.org
EVE AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD
December 31, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Be part of Hollywood’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood’s EVE event. Fill your day with heart-pounding rides and attractions, then party till 2am with music, dancing, photo-ops and a special midnight countdown celebration with fireworks.
For tickets, visit www.universalstudioshollywood.com
CELEBRATE NYE AT CASTAWAY
December 31, 2019 – January 1, 2020
Dine at Castaway with a special La La Land Dinner including 5 courses and a bottle of champagne per couple, or ring in the New Year with premium open bar, tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, Chef-inspired action stations, live entertainment, midnight toast and more at the Hollywood & Vine NYE Party in the Starlight Ballroom.
To make reservations, visit www.castawayburbank.com
NEW YEAR’S AT URBAN PRESS WINERY
Experience a roaring 1920’s casino night at Urban Press Winery to ring in 2020. This fun-filled event includes appetizers, party favors, music and dancing, ballon drop, casino games, champagne, desserts, and late-night snacks. The party is from 7pm to 2am and costs $75 per person.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.urbanpresswinery.com
Enjoy your stay and Happy New Year from us at Visit Burbank!