Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 16, 2010
From August 19 to 22, the city of Portland, Oregon, celebrates the ecological importance of the Willamette River with RiverFest. The four day event features walking tours, live music, river cleanup and more. The events take place in the South Waterfront greenway, on the riverbanks of the Willamette River or on the river itself. For those wishing to attend the festival, the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront offers a rate of $189/night. The Portland hotel encourages Riverfest attendees to book their rooms online at http://www.marriott.com/PDXOR
RiverFest encourages attendees to appreciate the importance of a healthy river environment while also having fun. Events include a river cruise with BBQ buffet, walking tours of the city and riverbanks, and a RiverFest Fair. At the fair, which takes place on August 22, the Portland Trailblazer professional basketball team will be hosting a basketball clinic for youths. Live music, food and a speech from Portland’s mayor also can be expected. Aside from cleaning and enjoying the riverbanks, RiverFest also invites attendees to travel out onto the river itself. Kayaking tours and river cruises down the Willamette River are scheduled during the four day festival. For a full schedule of events, attendees should visit http://www.portlandriverfest.org/
The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront offers a special rate of $189/night or $209/night if guests wish to purchase the special Nickelodeon Your Stay package, which includes special themed activity kits, turndown service and a bedtime story book for the kids. The Portland, Oregon, hotel sits across the street from Willamette Park and is an ideal location for guests wishing to attend RiverFest.
About the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel is ideally located on the Willamette riverfront near Portland State University and many of the top downtown area attractions. Guests at the hotel will enjoy its indoor pool, whirlpool, on-site fitness center, nearby golf courses and relaxing spas. The Portland hotel’s spacious guest rooms offer luxurious bedding with down comforters, wireless internet access, 32-inch LCD TVs, modern bathroom decor, and local artwork. Guests can enjoy a hot and delicious breakfast at Allie's American Grille, or watch a game on any one of the 21 TVs in Champion's Sports Bar, both located on-site. The hotel is one of the few hotels in downtown Portland, Oregon, earning the prestigious ENERGY STAR label and is Green Seal Silver Certified for its efforts to protect the environment. To learn more about the hotel, guests should visit http://www.marriott.com/PDXOR
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