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Atlanta Marriott Marquis Welcomes Pride Festival Guests with Great Rates

The streets of Atlanta are sure to be buzzing with excitement during Independence Day weekend this summer. From July 4 to 6, 2008, the Atlanta Pride Festival & Celebration will be held at the Atlanta Civic Center, located five blocks from the Marquis. The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is welcoming Pride Festival guests with downtown Atlanta accommodations.

Friday night, July 4, will kick-off with the festival's first ever Pride Movie Night, boasting a double feature of Sordid Lives and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Saturday will be a day to meander through the expansive Pride Market Place, which brings retail sales, social, spiritual and political groups all together in one place. At 6:00p.m. on Saturday night, the Dyke March will take place, paving the way for the parade which starts Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m., followed by an array of musical guests to close the weekend.

Participants are sure to come from near and far to take part in this exciting weekend, and will be in search of accommodations to be proud of. The Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta, Georgia offers guests recently renovated deluxe downtown accommodations, complete with granite bathrooms, plush bedding and stunning skyline views and a destination in itself.

After busy days outdoors, return to the Marriott and discover delectable cuisine at one of the hotel's innovative Atlanta restaurants. While High Velocity is a massive sports bar featuring classic pub fare, Sear offers guests a more traditional steakhouse experience with fire-inspired steaks and seafood. Before or after dinner, retreat to Pulse cocktail lounge or the Sear Bar for classically cool signature cocktails and fine wines. Whatever your taste, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis can accommodate your every whim.

About Atlanta Marriott Marquis
The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is conveniently located in Peachtree Center, offering an indoor connection to MARTA and a short 15 minute ride to Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. This contemporary Atlanta, GA hotel is steps from the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and few blocks from CNN Center, Georgia World Congress Center, Philips Arena, and Georgia Dome. The breathtaking atrium is marked by the 50-foot color changing sail of Pulse, a classically cool cocktail lounge and the new iconic symbol of this downtown Atlanta, Georgia hotel. Freshly renovated guestrooms, including 1663 luxurious rooms and 94 spacious suites, boasting lavish conveniences and amazing skyline views all enhance this luxury downtown Atlanta hotel. Experience the electrifying transformation of the unrivaled Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA. For more information or to make a reservation, call 404-521-0000 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlmq-atlanta-marriott-marquis/.

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