WELCOME TO BURBANK
The media capital of the world, blending the allure of Hollywood with the charm of small-town living, nestled in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.
For those seeking a vibrant hub that radiates creativity, yet provides a sense of community, Burbank beckons. This dynamic city uniquely marries the world of entertainment and broadcasting with serene neighborhoods, making it an ideal locale for both professionals and families.
Situated at the base of the Verdugo Mountains, Burbank offers picturesque views, delightful parks, and a rich history rooted in the entertainment industry. With film studios like Warner Bros., Disney, and NBC, it's the beating heart of showbiz. The city's neighborhoods range from vintage homes and tree-lined streets in Magnolia Park to modern apartments and condos closer to the downtown area.
WHAT TO LOVE
- Consistent sunny weather complemented by mountain breezes
- Close-knit community atmosphere amidst the global entertainment industry
- Historic landmarks including the iconic Warner Bros. Studio and NBC Studios
- Bustling Downtown Burbank with its array of shops, eateries, and events
- Rich theatrical culture with numerous theaters and playhouses
- Annual festivals, from film festivals to classic car shows
Though branded as the media capital, Burbank maintains a hometown feel. Residents cherish moments at the local farmers' market, hiking trails in the Verdugo Mountains, and evenings at the Starlight Bowl for summer concerts.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Kick off your morning with a classic breakfast at the Tallyrand. For a lunchtime treat, visit Porto’s Bakery & Café and indulge in their renowned potato balls and pastries. Explore the tastes at Burbank Town Center with an array of dining spots, from gourmet sushi at Octopus Japanese Restaurant to classic Italian at Olive & Thyme. For those with a sweet tooth, don't skip the delights of Yummy Cupcakes.
For shopping and entertainment, Burbank offers a mix of big-name brands and independent boutiques, especially along Magnolia Boulevard. Tourists and locals alike flock to studio tours, bringing the magic of the movies to life. The Colony Theatre and Falcon Theatre provide riveting plays and performances year-round.
THINGS TO DO
Dive deep into the world of filmmaking with studio tours at Warner Bros. or immerse yourself in the latest Hollywood blockbusters at the AMC Burbank theaters. For a touch of nature, the Stough Canyon Nature Center offers hiking trails with panoramic views of the LA basin. Golf enthusiasts can tee off at DeBell Golf Club, while those looking for a touch of equestrian life can explore the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
Burbank is served by the Burbank Unified School District, known for its excellent educational offerings and state-of-the-art facilities. Notable institutions include:
- Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
- John Muir Middle School
- Burbank High School
- Burbank Adult School
- Woodbury University