MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Those traveling to Tennessee for Memphis in May, the city's premier festival series, can look no further than Memphis Marriott Downtown as their hotel of choice. This convenient Memphis lodging destination is within walking distance of all the festivities and provides superb amenities for a more enjoyable stay.
Memphis in May is a non-profit, community-based organization that helps foster local heritage and builds relationships by hosting the city's largest international events throughout the entire month. This year's events include:
- Beale Street Music Festival, May 3 to 5, featuring Bassnectar, The Black Keys, Alice in Chains, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Flaming Lips and more
- World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, May 16 to 18
- Sunset Symphony, May 25, a family friendly evening featuring the Memphis Symphony Orchestra performing on the banks of the Mississippi River at sunset
This year's Memphis in May Festival will also feature a month-long education program and this year's International Salute to Sweden, which will honor the country's music and culture.
Memphis in May visitors who choose this downtown Memphis hotel will enjoy upgraded amenities, including a newly renovated fitness center, stylish furnishings and scenic views of the Mississippi River and city skyline.About Memphis Marriott Downtown Escape to a stunning hotel located in the heart of the city and boasting exceptional service in a welcoming atmosphere. Memphis Marriott Downtown, the largest hotel in Memphis, TN, is situated on the Memphis trolley line and conveniently located near exciting attractions, such as National Civil Rights Museum, Graceland, FedEx Forum, Beale Street and AutoZone Park. Unwind in one of 600 stylish guest rooms and suites featuring luxurious bedding and magnificent city views. Feast on regional cuisine at Magnolia Grille, or enjoy a drink with friends at the charming Trolley Stop Bar, both premier downtown Memphis restaurants. Showcasing 12,000 square feet of versatile event space, this unique hotel connected to Memphis Cook Convention Center is perfect for productive business engagements and elegant wedding receptions. Depart from the ordinary and experience extraordinary at Marriott – an unforgettable downtown Memphis hotel. For more information, to make a reservation or to submit a request for proposal, call 1-888-557-8740 or visit www.MemphisMarriottDowntown.com. SOURCE Memphis Marriott Downtown