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SOURCE Minneapolis Marriott City Center

Minneapolis Marriott City Center gives visitors a front-row seat to all the action

MINNEAPOLIS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer in Minneapolis has never been better. From Twin Cities PRIDE Festival to the MLB All-Star Game, guests traveling to the area will enjoy unlimited events and activities. The Minneapolis Marriott City Center hotel, situated in the heart of downtown, welcomes guests with great rates, deluxe accommodations and top-notch service.

Happening June 28 and 29, Twin Cities PRIDE Festival will feature more than 400 exhibitors, vendors, and sponsors and 300,000+ visitors in a free celebration of the LGBT community all within walking distance of the hotel. A few weeks later, MLB All-Star Game festivities kick off Friday, July 11, with the T-Mobile MLB All-Star Fan Fest and continue until the Midsummer Classic on July 15 at Target Field.

Two other premier summer events include Minneapolis' Aquatennial and the 20th Basilica Block Party. Now in its 75th year, the Aquatennial (July 18 through 26) is the city's official civic celebration. The Basilica Block Party takes place the same time as All-Star Weekend, July 11 and 12, and features renowned musical guests, such as Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Train. Proceeds benefit The Basilica Landmark, which preserves the historic Basilica of Saint Mary.

As an added bonus for those traveling to the Twin Cities, the hotel is offering an array of packages and promotions that cater to every interest and allow guests to make the most of their stay.

About Minneapolis Marriott City Center
Experience award-winning style at the revitalized Minneapolis Marriott City Center, a Target Center hotel in the heart of downtown consistently ranked in the top 25 U.S. hotels by TripAdvisor. Enjoy one of 500 inviting hotel rooms, including bi-level suites with modern furnishings and skyline views. Relax the body and mind inside our serene sauna, or enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness center for convenient downtown recreation. Plan impressive business functions in more than 42,000 square feet of flexible gathering space, or savor the elegant details of renovated banquet halls. Enjoy access to top Twin City attractions, including Minneapolis Convention Center, Target Field and Nicollet Mall.

For more information, to make a reservation or to submit a request for proposal, call 1-888-887-1681 or visit www.minneapolismarriott.com.

Media Contact:
Lauren Mahjoubi
Marketing & eCommerce
Marriott International
P: (301) 380-2820
lauren.mahjoubi@marriott.com

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