Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 25, 2010
As the weather begins to turn and winter sets in, Seattleites gear up for the holidays with a month-long Winterfest celebration at the Seattle Center. From November 26 to December 31, the Seattle Center hosts the best of holiday activities, from a gigantic ice skating rink to concerts and shows. The month-long event has become a winter tradition in Seattle and offers free or very affordable entertainment to visitors of all ages. Guests who stay at the Seattle Waterfront Marriott can easily experience the cheer of Seattle Winterfest; it is located less than five minutes from the hotel. With hotel rates starting at the low price of $149/night on the weekends, families can cut holiday budgets without cutting fun. To learn more about the hotel visit this Seattle Waterfront hotel’s website.
One of the perennial favorites of the Seattle Winterfest is the Winter Train and Village. Visitors take turn driving a turn-of-the-century model train through an elaborate winter village. Another popular attraction is the ice skating rink. Housed inside the Seattle Center, the ice skating rink is open to skaters of all skill levels. Besides these hands-on activities, festival attendees can enjoy live shows and music. The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, widely regarded as the most talented ensemble of young players, performs at the Winterfest, as does the Microsoft Orchestra. For a full list of Seattle Center Winterfest events, visit the festival website.
In addition to the Seattle Winterfest, guests to the city can expect other attractions, like the Seattle Space Needle or the Pacific Northwest Ballet. The ballet company performs Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker from November 26 to December 27, a holiday classic sure to delight the whole family. Between the Seattle Center Winterfest and Seattle attractions, the city is a perfect holiday destination. And with weekend rates at the Seattle Waterfront Marriot starting at $149/night, guests can enjoy Seattle without feeling like Scrooge.
About the Seattle Waterfront Marriott:
The Seattle Marriott Waterfront hotel is located in the heart of downtown Seattle's most popular waterfront district making it an ideal place for both business and pleasure. Many of the hotel’s luxury guestrooms feature private balconies offering breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier, Elliott Bay or the Olympic Mountain range. The hotel is just steps away from the famous Pike Place Market, right across from the Seattle Cruise Terminal (Pier 66), and less than 5 minutes from Seattle Center. The Marriott Seattle Waterfront hotel strives to make a visit the most memorable experience possible. For more information about the hotel visit http://www.marriott.com/SEAWF