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! 

09/23/2014

Re-New, Re-Define & Re-Imagine at the Women's Empowerment Network Conference in Atlanta

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

The mission of WEN™ is to create a network of women allowing them to grow professionally, personally, financially and spiritually. 

The Women's Empowerment Network will be holding their 2014 Women's Conference the weekend of October 17th - 19th at the 200 Peachtree venue in Atlanta.  Complete details on the event and registration information can be found on the official Women's Empowerment Network website.    

Join some of the nation's most powerful women at this 3rd annual three day leadership conference.  Whether you are contemplating a small part time business or already operate a successful company, there is something for everyone to take home from this inspirational and educational event.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center located less than 8 miles from this conference and across the street from the MARTA-Lenox Station, the easiest and most convenient way to travel the area, would like to welcome all women attending the conference to check out our saving and packages page to help you save on your stay.  Packages such as our Buckhead Nights Dining Package where you could enjoy our accommodations and fine dining at Shula's 347 Grill or another establishment in town to add even more benefits to an already rewarding trip.  Please visit our website for more information on our hotel or call (404) 261-9250.

09/19/2014

Enjoy all the Football Season Events and Activities in Atlanta at Shula's 347 Grill

 

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Shula's 347 Grill Atlanta has some great football season events and activities in Atlanta to take advantage of this season. 

If you are looking for things to do in Atlanta or a place to hang to enjoy the game, we've got you covered.  Just check out what is going on this month:

Ultimate Tailgate Weekends Shula-s-Fantasy-Football-Draft-Party

$99 Marriott Stay

$20 Food & Beverage Credit

Pre-Game Thursday's

6-8 p.m. Every Thursday

92.9The Game David Greene Show

6-8 p.m. Every Thursday

Saturday,  September 20th

12 pm Georgia vs. Troy

Thursday, September 25th

8:25 pm Falcons vs. Buccaneers

Saturday, September 27th

TBD Georgia vs. Tennessee

Sunday, September 28th

4:25 pm Falcons vs. Vikings

Fantasy Football Parties Happening Now at Shula's

Host your private dining draft party this season choosing from one of three all inclusive menu options. You'll enjoy fantastic food along with a great atmosphere high speed Wi-Fi, drink specials, draft boards, flip charts free parking and more. 

Shula’s 347 Grill inside the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center has something to please everyone.  Enjoy some chill time with us and experience some of our dining specials your taste buds will never forget.

Visit our website for more information on our football season events and activities in Atlanta and our restaurant or call 404.848.7345 to make reservations. Complimentary valet parking available.  

09/16/2014

Join the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk in Atlanta

Making Strides

Join in as hundreds walk to celebrate survival and the determination to end breast cancer. Raising awareness, raising money and inspiring the community to help in the battle. 

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k walk will take place on Saturday, October 25th  in Centennial Olympic Park.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the walk will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Presented by Independent Insurance Agents for a Cure, the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Atlanta is a non-competitive 5K. More information on this event can be found on the official website.

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located in the heart of Buckhead and less than a block away from the MARTA-Lenox Station, the most convenient way to travel in Atlanta.  Why not take advantage of our Girls' Getaway Weekend Package and make this a spectacular weekend long event to remember. 

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

Image Credit: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

09/09/2014

Let the Celebrations Begin – It’s time for the 44th Annual Atlanta Pride Festival

Atlanta Pride Festival

Atlanta being known for the most powerful Gay Pride Celebration in the Southern United States is preparing for this year’s celebration on October 11th & 12th

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The official Atlanta Pride Kickoff Party will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium.  The 44th Annual Atlanta Pride Festival will take place at Piedmont Park and will host over 200 vendors and organizations from the Atlanta GLBT community.  The Pride Human Rights Cultural Exhibit will be on display along with many well-known entertainment acts such as Taylor Dayne, Monica Mason, A Great Big World and many more.  The Pride Marketplace will be held daily from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Two marches will be held on Saturday starting at Piedmont Park.  The Atlanta Trans March begins at 1:45 from the Visitor’s Center and the Atlanta Dyke March will be beginning at 6:00 pm from the Charles Allen Gate.  Festivities finish up on Sunday with the Pride Parade beginning at 1:00 pm at the MARTA Civic Center Station and ending at Piedmont Park. 

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center is located in the heart of Buckhead and less than a block away from the MARTA-Lenox Station.  Taking MARTA is the most convenient and highly suggested 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.     

Image Credit: Atlanta Pride

09/02/2014

Looking for Things to do this Fall? Check out these Events at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta

Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia besides being a historical landmark hosts a wide array of amazing shows and performances.  If you haven’t had it yet, you need to – The Fox Experience – is an absolute must for anyone looking for things to do or traveling to the Atlanta area. 

Upcoming September & October Events at The Fox Theatre: Foxsign

September 9th - Jason Mraz
September 12th - 14th - Sesame Street Live
September 21st - One Drop of Love
September 23rd - 28th - Mamma Mia
September 24th - Experience Hendrix
October 3rd - November 16th - Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna*
October 10th - The Australian Pink Floyd Show

October 15th - Lettuce
October 18th - John Prine with special guest Jason Isbell
October 22nd - November 2nd - The Phantom of the Opera

Head to town for one of the Fox Theatre’s upcoming events and plan a stay with us at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center.  Our location in the heart of Buckhead is conveniently located just one block from the MARTA Lenox Station, and only minutes from The Fox Theatre. Why not relax and enjoy dinner with us at our on-site restaurant, Shula’s 347 Grill, before a show too.

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

Image Credit: Fox Theatre

08/26/2014

Planning a Wedding? Our Wedding Venue in Atlanta can Make your Dreams Come True!

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead

This is probably the most special day of your life so far.  Your journey together needs to begin in the perfect place. 

The Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center has everything you are looking for.  Make it your perfect wedding venue in Atlanta.  Begining with your rehearsal dinner and ending with day after brunches their Certified Wedding Planners can handle every fine detail of this day. 

 All Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel wedding packages include:

 • Complimentary Deluxe Suite Accommodations  for the Bride & Groom's Wedding Night
  (available for parties of 150 people or more)
• Exclusive Discounts on your Guests’ Room Rates
• Incredible Hors d’oeuvres
• Four Hour Premium Bar Service
• Elegant Dinner Service
• Champagne Toast
• Discounted Parking for our Guests
• Valet Parking also Available

Our 25,000 square feet of flexible space offers a wide variety to suit your specific needs.  Choose either the Heritage Ballroom, Buckhead Junior Ballroom or the Terrace Ballroom.  With our Certified Wedding Planners and the the culinary expertise of our world class chefs, the Atlanta Marriot Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center makes a perfect wedding venue in Atlanta.

Visit our website for more information or contact Sonia Hardy, Wedding Specialist, at 404-848-7346.