Thursday, July 7, 2005

Celebrate the Jamestown, VA, 400th Anniversary with the Richmond Marriott Hotel

Celebrate the Jamestown, VA, 400th Anniversary with the Richmond Marriott Hotel

Celebrate the 400th anniversary of historic Jamestown, VA, at the Richmond Marriott, in the heart of revitalized Richmond, VA.

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 2, 2007

In the heart of revitalized downtown Richmond lies the Marriott Richmond Hotel, an ideal location to stay while celebrating the 400th anniversary of the historic city of Jamestown, Va., May 11-13.

The Richmond hotel is conveniently located within close proximity to a number of entertaining activities. Commemorative events that salute the founding of the country in Jamestown include separate concerts by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, and unprecedented combination concert from both groups written especially for the commemoration. Also enjoy the Richmond hotel's Southern charm after an evening of bluegrass rock and relaxation with the Grammy-winning Bruce Hornsby and The Noise Makers. The group will headline America's Anniversary Weekend concert along with Chaka Khan and Ricky Skaggs.

The concert is one highlight of America's Anniversary Weekend -- a three-day salute to Jamestown and its legacies. Spend the weekend with the downtown Richmond hotel and enjoy other festivities, entertainment, historical attractions and special commemorative occasions at Jamestown Settlement, Historic Jamestown and Anniversary Park.

Also participating during the weekend will be dignitaries such as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and actor James Earl Jones, as well as thousands of performers from across the nation.

While visiting Richmond, families can also enjoy a day at the Children's Museum of Richmond or Maymont, the 100-acre park with tons of attractions, a nature center and a children's farm. Also visit the Science Museum of Virginia, where children of all ages learn through interactive, hands-on exhibits and the IMAX Dome and Planetarium. The kids will also delight in Paramount's Kings Dominion, offering fun for the whole family with over 80 rides, 12 roller coasters live shows and a water park.

About the Marriott Richmond Hotel
Experience a polished downtown Richmond hotel gleaming from a $12 million renovation, creating the perfect balance between luxury, functionality and Southern charm. Nestled in the heart of the city's historic downtown, this exceptional Richmond, Virginia hotel is connected by skywalk to the Greater Richmond Convention Center and located a few blocks from diverse nightlife, eclectic dining options and numerous shopping alternatives, all easily accessible with Marriott's complimentary shuttle. Surrounded by rich wood, polished granite, and colorful glass, the gracious lobby immediately welcomes guests into a delightful atmosphere. Spacious guest rooms at this extraordinary hotel in Richmond, VA, are specifically designed for maximum comfort and productivity with Revive® signature bedding. Dine at the exquisite BlueFire Steakhouse, or enjoy an enticing cocktail in the contemporary atmosphere of the Onyx Lounge. Discover a Richmond, VA hotel revitalized for the future at the impressive Richmond Marriott Hotel. For more information call (800) 228-9290, or visit http://marriott. com/hotels/travel/ricdt-richmond-marriott/ (http://marriott. com/hotels/travel/ricdt-richmond-marriott/).