12/17/2014

Hot Chocolate Atlanta 15K/5K – The Race with the Sweetest Finish!

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Hot Chocolate Atlanta 15K/5K – A chocolate lovers dream!

Hot Chocolate Atlanta 15k/5k
Ram Racing Series
Sunday January 25, 2015
Starting and ending at Turner Field
Wave 1 7:40
Wave 2 8:25

The Hot Chocolate Series began in 2008 and is becoming one of the country’s biggest running series. Known for its award-winning goodie bags and benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities this is one race you don’t want to miss.

The Hot Chocolate racing events are USATF-sanctioned and you can register online. The course will take you through the city’s great attractions and the sweet taste of chocolate will be awaiting you at the finish. An official Hot Chocolate Atlanta medal will be awarded to all 15K finishers.

MARTA is the recommended form of travel for this event. Should you be traveling to the area to participate in the Hot Chocolate Atlanta 15k/5k the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located less than a block away from the MARTA-Lenox Station. Anyone planning to attend the race is encouraged to visit our new 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.

12/10/2014

New Year’s Eve 2014 and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta – An Amazing Day

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

College Football fans know there’s no better way to spend New Year’s Eve than enjoying all the fun and festivities the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl brings to Atlanta

This being one of the most popular bowl games in the country the Georgia Dome is home to this amazing and energetic competition that has sold out for 16 years.

Festivities and fan fun start with the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade. The parade starts at 1:00 Peach bowl logop.m. right at the intersection of Peachtree St. and Baker St. Then there’s the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl FanFest at the Georgia World Congress Center starting at 2:30 and ending at 6:30. There will be rock climbing, games, competitions, a pep rally, bands, cheerleaders and more.

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome celebrating its 46th year begins at 8:00 p.m. Don’t take the chance of losing out on it being another sellout; you can purchase your tickets online now.

A new national fan poll has been launched to give fans the opportunity to take part in the voting. Here’s your chance to have a voice and vote.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center offers comfortable accommodations in the heart of Buckhead only footsteps away from the MARTA- Lenox Station. MARTA is highly recommended for traveling to the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta and getting to the Georgia Dome is easy and convenient via Vine City and Georgia Dome stations.

Should you be traveling to the area for New Year’s Eve 2014 and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta we encourage you to visit our new website for complete details on the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center and all packages being offered to add savings or additional benefits to your stay.

Image Credit: Chick-fil-A-Peach Bowl

12/03/2014

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Peach Drop in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Peach Drop in Atlanta

Join in as thousands come from all over for the biggest New Year’s Eve Celebration in the Southeast and it takes place right here at Underground Atlanta on December 31st.  Whether you wish to ring in the New Year right or are just looking for something to do, this is where you need to be!  Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

Peach Drop
Underground Atlanta
December 31, 2014 – January 1, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.

A full 16 hour day starts with family fun at 11:00 a.m. at the Budding Peach Stage with rides, face painting and live performances by Atlanta's youth. Also at 11:00 a.m. muscial entertainment starts at Kenny’s Alley and goes into the wee morning hours of 4:00 am. You can watch the Chick-fil-A Bowl and Peach Drop LIVE here too on the Kenny's Alley Big Screen. The Main Stage comes alive at 6:00 pm with live entertainment and then the much awaited for start to 2015 the 800 lb Peach Drop followed by tons of confetti and fireworks.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located near 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 Peach Drop in Atlanta. Or call us at (404) 261-9250 for more information.

11/28/2014

Take a Break from all the Holiday Shopping and Enjoy a Great Meal in Atlanta

Shulas Steak

Whether you are into salads, steaks, seafood or Shiraz, we’ve got you covered.

The holiday time is such a busy time. There’s just so much to do. Not to mention all the shopping that has to be done and the Buckhead area is such a great place to shop. Not only is the Lenox Mall footsteps away, The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center has a great shopping package everyone should experience, especially this time of year.

If you are running around trying to get this all accomplished why not take a break from all the holiday shopping and enjoy a great meal in Atlanta. Come on into Shula’s 347 Grill and relax a little. Maybe have a drink, look over that list and enjoy some really great food. 

Just check out a few of our delicious delectables:

Asian Chicken
Mixed greens, carrots, peppers, red and green onions, mandarin oranges, toasted almonds, Shula's Crab Cakessesame-ginger dressing

Crab Cakes
Jumbo lump crab cakes, smashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, remoulade

“Times Square” Strip
Char-grilled, roasted mushrooms, mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus

Wine Country Burger
Roasted red peppers, fresh goat cheese, balsamic greens, roasted tomato

The Shula Cut® consists of Center Cuts of Premium Black Angus Beef, hand selected and sged to perfection. Burgers are made from our signature blend of Premium Black Angus, Chuck, Short Rib and Brisket and are always fresh, never frozen.

We’ve got all kinds of appetizers and sandwiches and a kids menu too. Check out our website for complete details on our restaurant, our menu and our private party rooms.

Join us at Shula’s 347 Grill inside the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center for a great meal in Atlanta and an atmosphere you’ll love.

Happy Holidays! 

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!