Burbank is located in Los Angeles County, California, and is part of San Fernando Valley. It is home to more than 103,000 residents.
The city is known as the “Media Capital of the World” and is home to headquarters or production facilities for ABC, Cartoon Network, Insomniac Games, NBC Universal, New Wave Entertainment, Nickelodeon, The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros. Entertainment.Burbank is served by the Hollywood Burbank Airport, several major freeways, commuter rail service and Metro public transportation.
Arts and Entertainment
Popular arts and cultural attractions include movie and television studio tours, TV show tapings, Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre, Colony Theatre, Falcon Theater, Grove Theater Center, Center Stage Gallery, Towns Burr Arts Gallery, Woodbury University Nan Rae Gallery, Burbank Chorale and Burbank Philharmonic.
The city is home to a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, entertainment venues, comedy clubs, sports bars and other hot spots, as well as numerous shopping destinations, such as Magnolia Park, downtown Burbank and the Airport District.Thanks to Southern California’s beautiful weather, Burbank residents enjoy year-round hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, golfing and more in the area’s parks and recreational facilities.
Burbank hosts a number of events each year, such as Ladies and Gents Night Out, farmers’ markets, the Rink in Downtown Burbank, Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, Downtown Burbank Car Classic and Dragonfest Expo.
Burbank is served by the Burbank Unified School District as well as several private schools.
Nearby institutions of higher education include Woodbury University and Los Angeles Valley College.