11/26/2014

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center!

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Atlanta is a great place to spend the holidays!

If you’ll be spending the Thanksgiving holiday in Atlanta there’s lots of great events happening to take advantage of with family and friends so you can start making those magical memories of this special season.

It’s the annual tradition, the Atlanta Half Marathon & the Thanksgiving Day 5K, takes place this week too.  Good luck to all participants!  Another Atlanta tradition you won’t want to miss is Priscilla the Pink Pig at Macy’s Lenox Square®.

Don’t forget, to if you’ll be traveling to the Atlanta area for the holidays, we have many hotel packages available to help you save on your stay. 

With Black Friday right around the corner and all the holiday shopping that needs to be done, our Legendary Shopping Package in Atlanta is the perfect way to get started on it while making it a fun and relaxing adventure. 

Visit our new website for complete details on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center or call us at (404) 261-9250.

Happy Thanksgiving!  

11/19/2014

Join in the Festivities and Help in the Cause at the Children’s Christmas Parade in Atlanta

Children's Parade of Atlanta

Join in the cause as Midtown Atlanta is transformed into Santa Claus Lane for the Children’s Christmas Parade in Atlanta.  

The largest holiday parade in the southeast marks the official start of the holiday season in Atlanta.  This charity event, Atlanta’s Jolliest Santa Cause, benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  You can even purchase bleacher seats with the proceeds benefiting the cause as well.  Complete information on the Children’s Christmas Parade in Atlanta can be found on the official Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta website

The Children’s Christmas Parade 2013-Christmas-Parade-Logo

Saturday, December 06, 2014  

10:30 a.m. to noon, rain or shine

Midtown Atlanta

Attendees are being encouraged to travel by MARTA. The Midtown and Arts Center stations are located along the Parade route.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located down the street from the MARTA-Lenox Station invites you to check out our new website for packages and specials to help you save on your stay should you be traveling to the area for any of the many events happening in Atlanta for the holidays.  Or call us at (404) 261-9250 for more information. 

Image Credit: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

11/12/2014

An Atlanta Tradition - Priscilla the Pink Pig at Macy’s Lenox Square®

Macy's Pink Pig

Priscilla the Pink Pig is back – bring your family to experience the tradition.

Located in the heart of Buckhead, Lenox Square® is the Southeast’s premier shopping destination where tradition continues every year.  Bring your family and friends to experience some of the many events happening now and through the holiday season. 

Priscilla the Pink Pig first made her appearance at Rich’s department store in Atlanta in 1953 and this cute monorail ride quickly became a tradition which continues today inside a big white tent at the Macy’s department store.    

Join in the traditions this year at Macy's

Priscilla the Pink Pig Macy's tree lighting
Macy's Lenox Square
Upper Level Parking Deck
November 1st - January 4th

Don’t forget if your checking out the events at Lenox Square® you won’t want to miss the lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree, a great family fun event.

Macy’s Great Tree Lighting
Macy’s Lenox Square
November 27th

The magic of the holidays is here.  The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located across the street and literally a two minute walk from Lenox Square® invites you to check out our new website for packages and specials to help you save on your stay should you be traveling to the area.  Or call us at (404) 261-9250 for more information. 

11/05/2014

Enjoy one of our Hotel Packages in Atlanta for your Perfect Holiday Getaway

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
Hotel packages to help you save on your stay and add extra benefits for your special trip.

The holiday season is quickly approaching.  Whether you’ve always wanted to take the family away for the holidays or just wish to travel home, it’s time to start planning your perfect holiday getaway with one of our hotel packages in Atlanta.       

With so many different packages offered, there’s one to meet everyone’s need.  Whether you want to shop for the holidays, start the day with an amazing breakfast or hit the town with a dinner gift card, we’ve got something just for you.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is offering several specials through the holiday season.  Below is just a glimpse of some of the special hotel packages in Atlanta.  Review our new website for even more. 

 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

Buckhead Nights Dining Package:

         •Deluxe accommodations

        •$25 gift card towards participating restaurants,

Girls’ Getaway Weekend:

         •Deluxe accommodations for you and another

        •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

Visit our new website for complete details on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center and all packages being offered and start making those plans for that perfect holiday getaway today. 

10/31/2014

Wondering where to Host a Party in Atlanta? Shula’s 347 Grill is the Perfect Party Place!

Shula's 347 Grill

With the holidays come family gatherings, social events and lots of parties.  If you are looking for a great place to host a holiday party in Atlanta, let Shula’s 347 Grill be your place. 

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to bring the whole family together this year and have someone wait on you? You’d be able to relax and enjoy instead of doing the preparing, cooking and cleaning.  And if you are a business owner in need of the perfect place to hold your business holiday party this is the place. 

Shula’s 347 Grill in Atlanta has private dining rooms which can accommodate groups up to 50.  You can also reserve an area specifically designated for you and your guests either before or after your private party dining experience in the Shula 347 Lounge to enjoy some cocktails. 

Private Dining Box Suites consist of: Shula's Lounge

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. 

These rooms, surrounded by dark woods and granite topped tables provide the comfort and tone required for a great party atmosphere. 

Shula’s team will help you design a customized menu no matter the size or theme of your party.  Their versatile private dining menu consisting of Premium Black Angus Beef® steaks and burgers to fresh seafood and gourmet salads gives you the variety needed to please every member of your party.  

If you are interested in more information on hosting a holiday party in Atlanta, reserving a room and customizing a menu at Shula’s for your next event or business meeting, please contact Veronica Strong Young at vsyoung@pyramidhotelgroup.com or 404-846-4274.

Join us at Shula’s inside the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center for a meal and an atmosphere you’ll love!

 Happy Holidays!

10/29/2014

It’s Time to Light up the Season with all the 2014 Holiday Events Happening in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

From fantastic lights to holiday music, decorations and more you’ll have no choice but to get into the spirit of this season   

Whether you are spending the holidays at home or traveling to Georgia, there are so many 2014 holiday events in Atlanta happening all over the area, giving you lots of things to do to celebrate the holidays with your family and friends.   

Here’s a little list of upcoming 2014 holiday events in Atlanta:

Festival of the SEAson at the Georgia Aquarium 

Nov. 15 - Dec. 24 Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Holiday Lights at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Nov.  - Jan. 3, 2015

Holidays around the World at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Nov. 21  - Jan. 3, 2015

Tree Lighting at Atlantic Station

Nov. 22  

Holiday Lights at Centennial Park

Nov. 22  - Jan. 18, 2015

Light Up Dunwoody

Nov. 23  

Tree Lighting at Lenox Square

Nov. 27, 2014

Christmas at Stone Mountain Park

Nov. 8 – Jan. 4 

Wherever you may be spending your holidays, The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center hopes you experience only the best of days surrounded by joy.  Should you be visiting the area soon please visit our new website for more information on our hotel and our special packages available to help you save on your stay or call us at (404) 261-9250.

Happy Thanksgiving!

10/22/2014

Join in the Holiday Tradition at the 2014 Atlanta Half Marathon & the Thanksgiving Day 5K

Atlanta Half Marathon

All Thanksgiving Day races in Atlanta are being held on Thursday, November 27th

In Atlanta the holiday tradition starts of the day with running, races and family fun, no matter what the age.  The 2014 Atlanta Half Marathon is one of the nation’s largest marathons and is presented by Northside Hospital.  This year will be the first year ever the Atlanta Track Club will be offering prize money for the race. 

Here is all the info needed on the Thanksgiving Day races:

 

Atlanta Half Marathon Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Ages 14 & up

Capitol Ave & Hank Aaron Drive

7:30 a.m.

 

The Thanksgiving Day 5K

Ages 8 & up

Turner Field

8:00 a.m.

 

The Mashed Potato Mile

Ages 7 & up

Monument Grove

10:00 a.m.

 

Gravy Gallop

Ages 6 & under

Monument Grove

9:45 a.m.

The Atlanta Track Club will be holding a clothing drive and runners are asked to wear warm up items that can be donated at the start of the race which in turn will be donated to local area shelters.  More information on the 2014 Atlanta Half Marathon & the Thanksgiving Day 5K can be found on the official website

Should you be traveling to the Atlanta area for the holidays we encourage you to check out our new website where you can find packages and specials to help you save on your stay or call us at 404.261.9250.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center wishes all race participants the best of luck and a Happy & Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday to everyone! 

Image Credit: Atlanta Half Marathon

10/15/2014

Take Advantage of our Salute to the Heroes Package while Spending Veterans Day in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Come celebrate Veterans Day in Atlanta at the 33rd Annual Veterans Day Parade and Freedom Ball.

The annual parade will be held on November 8th beginning at 11:11 a.m.  This year’s theme is “Pathway to Victory”, “From D-Day to Tokyo Bay” and will honor the veterans of the operations that led the allies in the European and Pacific theatres to victory as well as the veterans of World War II. 

Set aside a few moments to honor and thank our veterans for their service to our country and be sure if you’re celebrating Veterans Atlanta to stop and pay tribute the many who have served our country honorably at this amazing event. 

33rd Annual Veterans Day Parade Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

November 11th at 11:11 a.m.

Downtown Atlanta

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center offers all active duty, reservists and retired men and women of America’s armed forces special rates for Heroes with our Salute to the Heroes package which offers a 50% discount off the best available rate.  *Offer valid through December 30, 2014.  Also, if you are traveling on government business or with the military, a government per diem is available.  Visit our website for more information or call us at (404) 261-9250. 

A special thank you to all who have served from the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center.  

10/07/2014

Join in the Fun at the 12th Annual Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp and 5k in Atlanta

Atlanta Chomp & Stomp

It’s time for the 12th Annual Chomp, Stomp and 5K Romp in Atlanta!   

What an exciting and fun filled day for the entire family!  The best chili festival hits Atlanta again.  The day’s festivities begin with the 5K race at 8:00 a.m. and Romp runners can begin to enjoy their beer breakfast at 9:00 am.   The Festival begins at 11:00 a.m. with musical entertainment on four stages. 

At 12:30 pm it’s time to start that chili tasting.  More chili than you can imagine is brought in from Atlanta Chomp & Stompboth restaurants and cooks from all over Atlanta just for you to delight in.  So get your taste buds ready, you won’t want to miss this delicious day. 

12th Annual Chomp & Stomp and 5K Romp
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Cabbagetown Park, Atlanta

Other enjoyable features of the day include the Artist Market where unique flavors of the inspired talents of the area will be showcased and of course all the fun in Brussel Sprout Park for the family. 

One of the most popular races in Atlanta is the 5k Romp.  With this being its 8th year, the benefits are rewarding; long sleeved t-shirts to all participants as well as free chili.  Now what can beat that?

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located less eight miles from the festivities and less than a block away from the MARTA-Lenox Station which is  the suggested route of travel for anyone heading to the Cabbagetown Chomp, Stomp and 5K Romp in Atlanta.  Taking MARTA is the most convenient route of travel for festival attendees.  Anyone planning to attend the festival is encouraged to visit our website for more information on our hotel along with specials and packages to help you save on your stay or call us at (404) 261-9250.

Image Credit: Cabbagetwon Chomp & Stomp

09/30/2014

It's Time to Get your Scare on at the 2014 Halloween Events in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Attention all goblins and ghouls, make no bones about it, it's that spooktacular time of year again.

If you are looking for 2014 Halloween events in Atlanta we've got the scoop on all the frightful family fun around.  So don't be a scaredy cat, get your trick-or-treat costumes on and head on out for a ghostly good time.   

Double, double toil and trouble, look what's brewing in the area: 

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Netherworld 

Oakland Cemetery 

Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Halloween Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Fright Fest at Six Flags 

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tour

Boo at the Zoo

Fernbank BOO-seum

Atlanta Horror Film Festival

Chambers of Horror  

 

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located in the heart of Buckhead and central to many of the 2014 Halloween events in Atlanta invites you to come stay for a spell.  Our website is where you can find all the information needed on our hotel so you can start planning your hauntingly delightful Halloween getaway today. 

 

Happy Halloween!