07/22/2014

Spend Some Quality Time this Summer Relaxing at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park

Located in downtown Atlanta, this 21 acre public park which was built for the Centennial 1996 Summer Olympics is host to several events and festivals, many being free, and draws in approximately three million visitors a year. 

Here are some of the ongoing and upcoming scheduled events at Centennial Olympic Park:

Wednesday WindDown
Every Wednesday from April – September at the Southern  Centennial Olympic Park
Company Amphitheater, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. you’ll find Atlanta’s longest running FREE concert series.
 
Music at Noon
Every Tuesday and Thursday from May – October at the Southern Company Amphitheater, Noon – 1:00 p.m., you’ll find the best way to spend your lunch break here.  

Park Market
Every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, May – September 12th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., you’ll find direct access to great farmers and agricultural businesses of Georgia and all they have to offer.

Praise in the Park
Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 at North Park, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  This is the largest Free Outdoor Inspirational Music concert in the Country.    More information on this event can be found at www.mypraiseatl.com.
 
The Sweat With Your Sole Festival
Thursday, September 4th through Sunday, September 7th, 2014
The Sweat With Your Sole Festival is a full weekend of interactive workshops with nationally recognized trainers and fitness instructors covering running, health, and nutrition. On Sunday, take part in the 5K and 15K run/walk beginning and ending at Centennial Park. More information on this event can be found on the Sweat With Your Sole website

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located less than ten miles from Centennial Olympic Park is your happening place to stay in heart of Buckhead.  Taking MARTA is the encouraged way to travel for events at Centennial Olympic Park.  The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located across the street from the MARTA-Lenox Station.  More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

07/18/2014

Looking for a Great Restaurant in Atlanta? Check out the Stats on Shula’s 347 Grill

Shula's 347 Grill

Have you checked out Shula’s 347 Grill yet? If you love Premium Black Angus Beef® burgers and steaks in an energetic yet casual atmosphere, then this is your place. 

Besides the famous food and eminent atmosphere this great restaurant in Atlanta has a few more things to love about them.

If you join Shula’s team you’ll receive: SteaksTo Go at Shula's

  • Insights and News from Dave Shula
  • Sports Highlights and History
  • Exclusive Updates on Restaurant Events
  • A Free Entree on your Birthday

Don’t know what to get that person who already has everything? How about a Shula’s gift card?

  • Gift card is redeemable nationwide
  • Gift cards can be purchased online

How about visiting the Don Shula online store for that football fan or steak lover? Here you can find everything from steaks to go to signed football memorabilia. 

Shula_signaturefootballThere’s more to Shula’s 347 Grill than you can imagine.  With their Listen Like a Legend: 92.9 The Game Broadcasts LIVE to their Halftime at Shula’s: Lunch Specials for $9.29 or their Timeout at Shula’s: Weekday Happy Hour Specials, you’ll always be impressed.  Stop in and check them out inside the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel for an experience you’ll love and who knows, maybe we’ll become your #1 restaurant in Atlanta.

Visit our website for more information on our restaurant or call 404.848.7345 to make reservations. 

Complimentary valet parking available. 

07/15/2014

Check out our Special Hotel Packages for your Unique & Exciting Shopping in Atlanta Experience

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Any season is a good season for shopping; just as any reason is a good reason for shopping too! But during these hot summer months nothing beats staying indoors out of the sweltering heat in an upbeat and trendy air-conditioned mall. Check out some of the area's finest shopping venues:

Lenox Square Buckhead Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
3393 Peachtree Road
One of the Southeast’s hottest shopping malls.

Phipps Plaza Mall
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
The most luxurious retailers reside in this classy mall reminiscent of a Southern mansion.  

Now let’s not forget about the unique boutiques in the Buckhead area too.  If you love being that one-of-a-kind fashion statement or if you are looking for the unusual or the upscale designer, this is the place to be.

Buckhead Atlanta Shopping
A web based guide for Buckhead’s serious shopper.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located in the heart of Buckhead and within walking distance to all of this great shopping and more.  Check out our special packages geared for anyone seriously needing to get away, relax and nourish the wardrobe.  With the added savings and benefits of these packages well, you'll have more money for that shopping trip. 

Legendary Shopping Package in Atlanta
•    Deluxe accommodations for two
•    Legendary Shopping with a $25 Visa Gift Card
•    Full American breakfast for two
•    Complimentary self-parking
•    Shuttle Service within a three mile radius, subject to availability

Girls' Getaway Weekend
•    Deluxe accommodations for two
•    Full breakfast for two
•    Bottle of wine compliments of Shula's 347 Grill
•    Complimentary parking for up to two vehicles
•    Shuttle service to Lenox Square Mall & Phipps Plaza

Don’t miss out on an exciting time, and all the great shopping in Atlanta.  By the way isn’t it time to start updating that fall wardrobe?   

More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

07/08/2014

The Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival - Travel Channel Named it one of the Top 10 Best in the Country!

  Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

The Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival was selected as one of the Top 10 Best BBQ Festivals and competitions in the country by The Travel Channel.

This spectacular event in its 6th year takes place on Friday August 15th and Saturday August 16th at the Special Event Area at Atlantic Station.

This is a two day celebration of the best tasting combinations of Texas, Carolina, Memphis, St.  Louis or Kentucky style flavors of BBQ.  You’ll experience all the styles and techniques necessary to delight your taste buds and make you a believer.   

Highlights of this two day event include:

Bar-B-Q Teams
50 Teams consisting of professionals and backyard teams competing for more than $10,000 in cash Atlanta bar-b-q festivalprizes & trophies.

Atlanta's Top BBQ Restaurants
BBQ Restaurants will be having cash sales of their specialties on site.

Entertainment
Live music & entertainment as well as the Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival Invitational Car Show.

The Market
Featuring grilling & backyard leisure merchandise.

There will even be BBQ cooking demonstrations and even a kids activity area too.  More information can be on found on the Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival website where tickets are also available.  

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located across the street from the MARTA- Lenox Station which is the easiest way to travel to and from the Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival. Hop on and take MARTA to the Art Center Station and then take the FREE shuttle to Atlantic Station.  More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

Image Credit: Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

07/01/2014

To Golf or Not to Golf? Check out these Golf Courses in the Buckhead Atlanta Area and Golf!

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Heading to the Buckhead Atlanta area for business or pleasure this summer? Don’t lose your grip on that swing while you’re away.  The Buckhead area has several golf courses all within a 20 mile radius.    

Harbor Club Golf & Country Club
Semi-Private - 18 holes Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

The Heritage Golf Club
Public - 27 holes

Reynolds Plantation
Private - 117 holes

Eagle Green Golf Course
Semi-Private - 18 holes

Uncle Remus Golf Course
Public - 9 holes

Hard Labor Creek State Park
Public - 18 holes

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located in the heart of Buckhead and across the street from the MARTA-Lenox Station is your perfection vacation destination getaway this summer.  The Buckhead area encompasses not only fine dining and fantastic shopping but amazing entertainment as well.  Complete your vacation planning by reserving your stay with one of our packages like the Buckhead Nights Dining Package or our Legendary Shopping Package in Atlanta topped off with the golf courses in Buckhead Atlanta we’ve listed for the best vacation ever.

More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

06/24/2014

Experience the History and Unique Artifacts of the World of Coca-Cola® in Atlanta

 

 

The World of Coca Cola® opened its doors in 2007 in Atlanta. This is the only place in the world where you can explore the history and events leading up to the Coca Cola® of today. Here is where the secret formula as well as artifacts from all over the world reside. Coca cola                                                                          

Take part in the interactive exhibits, view insights into the bottling process, partake in the tasting
experience and even have a blast at a 4-D movie which consists of 3-D glasses and moving seats.

If you are planning your trip to Atlanta or even just looking for things to do in Atlanta over the summer, the World of Coca-Cola is a must! What a different and unique experience. Take a look through their interactive page and get an insight into what is in store.

The World of Coca Cola® in Atlanta is located only eight miles from the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. This hotel in the heart of Buckhead offers entertainment and dining all within footsteps. Make the convenience of the MARTA-Lenox Station an added plus to your travels. Don’t forget the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center has several different packages to help you save on your vacation. More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website. Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

 

06/20/2014

Hosting a Party? Let Shula’s 347 Grill be your Next Private Party Event Location in Atlanta

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If you are planning a private social event in the Atlanta area Shula’s 347 Grill is the perfect place to host it.    Whether you’re planning a bridal shower, a rehearsal dinner or even a business meeting, Shula’s private dining rooms can accommodate groups up to 50. 

Surrounded by dark woods and granite topped tables the uniquely comfortable and relaxing tone here will give you and your guests the perfect ambiance for your private party event location in Atlanta. 

Our Box Suites consist of:

The Winning Edge ~ a large room that can accommodate 50 people or can be split into two dining rooms. 

The Coaches Corner ~ a smaller room which can accommodate 20 people comfortably. 

For your private dining Shula’s team will help you design a customized menu for your event allowing flexibility and a great variety within their menu items.  From Premium Black Angus Beef® steaks and burgers to fresh seafood and gourmet salads, you’ll have no problem designing a menu that will appeal to all of your guests and have them talking about your event well into the future. 

If you would like more information on reserving a room or customizing a menu at Shula’s for your next private party or business meeting event location in Atlanta please contact Veronica Strong Young at vsyoung@pyramidhotelgroup.com or 404-846-4274.

06/17/2014

Enjoy a Fabulous Day Filled with Fantastic Food & Family Fun at this Atlanta Festival!

Atlanta food festival

If you are looking for things to do in Atlanta this is the place to be! This festival showcases approximately 40 of the city’s most popular mobile kitchens surrounded by live musical entertainment, talented artists and tents filled with gifts, crafts, and the most unique treasures. 

The Atlanta Food Truck Festival takes place on Saturday, July 12th, from 12:00 to 8 p.m. at Piedmont Park. The festival is free to enter but wristbands are required to purchase food and alcohol. Unlimited amusement passes and wristbands for the event can be purchased online

Partial proceeds from the event go to The Giving Kitchen.  This Atlanta-based charity is a nonprofit organization that provides help to members of the restaurant community who unexpectedly fall upon rough times.  What better way to spend a summer day then with good food, great music and giving back to your community. 

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located in the heart of Buckhead and only five miles from Piedmont Park offers several packages to help you add to your summer fun and savings to your wallet.  Spend the day at the Atlanta Food Truck Festival and join us in our pool after with our Splash N’ Play Package

More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

 

06/10/2014

Looking for Fabulous Fireworks or Holiday Celebrations? We’ve Got the 2014 July 4th Events in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Wondering where to go to view amazing fireworks this year for the 4th of July? We have all the fun events and fantastic displays listed for you. 

July 4th

Lenox Square’s 55th Annual Legendary 4th of July Festivities

The largest fireworks display in the Southeast combined with fantastic food and magnificent musical entertainment and the 'Atlanta's Next Legend' talent search. 

Star Spangled Beach Party

Lots of beach activities along with live music, the FSU Flying High Circus and of course the annual Fireworks Extravaganza. 

Henry County 4th of July Extravaganza

The Miss Firecracker Beauty Pageant, a Car Show, Hayrides, Inflatables, Cash Prizes, Fireworks and much more.

July 3rd – 5th

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

The 46th Annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration and all in the best place voted to see fireworks in Atlanta by Atlanta Journal-Constitution readers.

July 1st – 6th

Salute to the Red, White & Blue Hometown Celebration

The oldest and largest 4th of July Fireworks Celebration is held at this summer carnival.

 July 4th – 6th   

Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field topped off with fantastic fireworks.

More information on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center can be found on our website.  While you are there don’t forget to view our specials and packages page for more savings & benefits during your stay. Reservations can also be made online or by calling (404) 261-9250.

06/02/2014

Getaway this Summer and Enjoy our New Splash N’Play Hotel Package in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Just can’t seem to find the time or the money to take off on a week-long family vacation this summer? You know you need to do something, to go somewhere, just to get away from the house for a few days. You just want to relax and enjoy some time away from it all. 

Well, we’ve got the perfect idea!   The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center has a brand new family package, the perfect little getaway.  This new package is available Thursday – Sunday until September 30, 2014.

 The Splash N' Play Package includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Breakfast for two adults
  • Kids under 12 eat FREE (two children with each adult)
  • Marta passes for four

ask for promotional code P91

Have some fun family time hanging out at our pool and cool off on those hot summer days.  Enjoy our Lenox Grill for breakfast or Shula’s 347 Grill for lunch and dinner and give up the cooking and dishes for a few days.  Our location in the heart of Buckhead gives you all sorts of entertainment options and having the MARTA-Lenox Station across the street makes traveling to Zoo Atlanta, Six Flags over Georgia, the Georgia Aquarium or the Fernbank Museum of Natural History a hop skip and a jump away.  So come on, give yourself a treat with our new hotel package in Atlanta. 

Read more about the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center on our website.  Don’t forget to view our Specials & Packages page for more savings & benefits on your stay and our Location & Attractions page for more great places to visit while in town.