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The Pumpkin Hollow – Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides & Fun for All in Syracuse.

The Pumpkin Hollow is our top pick for fall fun in Syracuse. ’Tis the season for pumpkin picking, hay rides and fresh homemade apple fritters. If looking for the best places to go pumpkin picking in Syracuse, an afternoon at The Pumpkin Hollow is sure to please. It’s one of our favorite fall attractions in Syracuse, offering something for the whole family to enjoy. With 30 varieties of pumpkins and gourds, you may need the entire afternoon to truly make the most out of your visit. Be sure to set aside enough time to explore the beloved Syracuse pumpkin patch. Here’s everything The Pumpkin Hollow has to offer: Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and Indian corn. Hot Fresh Apple Fritters. Acres of fun in their expanded corn maze. $3 each or $10 for a family. Hay Ride through the pumpkin patch $2 each. Face Painting Interact with a variety of farm animals! Free (animal food costs extra). Climb and jump through stacks of loose and baled hay. Scoop and build in the Corn Barn. Enjoy a sweet treat in the Ice Cream Shoppe. Wide selection of food, gifts and seasonal decorations in the Pumpkin Gift Barn. The Pumpkin Hollow is located at 3735 W. Seneca Tnpk. in Syracuse, only a 15 minute drive from our hotel. Once you’ve finished exploring and enjoying your afternoon, come retreat back to our hotel and rest your feet. We offer two on-site dining options that may just hit the spot after the long day. Eleven Waters and Shaughnessy’s Pub offers delicious entrees, refreshing beverages and delectable desserts to help you end your day. The Pumpkin...

Business Hotel Offer in Syracuse NY – Pick Your Perks!

Take advantage of our Business Hotel Offer in Syracuse NY. Enjoy our business hotel offer in Syracuse, NY. Book your business meeting or event with us between now and December 31, 2017 and you will receive big perks. Our ‘Pick Your Perks’ promotion ensures that all of your business needs are met. Pick One Perk when you book with a 20-39 room night group or $3,000 catered event. Pick Two Perks when you book with a 40-69 room night group or $6,500 catered event. Pick Three Perks when you book with a 70-99 room night group or $8,000 catered event Pick Four Perks when you book with a 100+ room night group or $10,000 catered event. Choose from the following perks below: 1 Complimentary Suite Upgrade with Concierge Lounge Access Double Marriott Event Planner Points Complimentary AM Break for 1 Day 1 Complimentary Room per 35 Paid Rooms/Consumed Complimentary Room Amenity for 3 People 2 Concierge upgrades with Lounge Access Complimentary Welcome Reception 10% off of Audio Visual 2% off Master Bill Attendance for complimentary functions not to exceed number of guest rooms reserved. Terms and Conditions do apply for our business hotel offer in Syracuse, NY. Groups/Events must be booked by December 31, 2017 and hosted by March 31, 2018. Offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts or promotions. This promotion does not apply to existing bookings. Menu choices for AM Break and Reception do not include alcoholic beverages. Catered event prices are pre tax. *2% off master bill is from the pre-tax cost. At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we offer over 41,000 square...

Disney’s The Lion King at Landmark Theatre in Syracuse is the Perfect Date Night Idea!

Dine with us before Disney’s The Lion King at Landmark Theatre in Syracuse. Ready to try something new for date night? For the ultimate night out in Syracuse this fall, travel back into time to relive one of Disney’s most beloved musicals; Disney’s The Lion King will be playing at Landmark Theatre in Syracuse. Why not swing by Eleven Waters for a bite to eat before heading off to the performance? At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we’ll provide the perfect setting for your dinner for two. There is something about the crisp fall air that makes us want to go out and try something new. If you’re looking for things to do in Syracuse this fall, we recommend Landmark Theatre, located just minutes away from us. Syracuse’s best-loved musical will be returning for an unforgettable evening filled with stunning visuals and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. Tony Award®-winning director, Julie Taymor, brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure. Sing a long to the classic songs, as you experience the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King at Landmark Theatre in Syracuse. Performance Dates and Times: Thursday, Oct. 26 – 7:30pm Friday, Oct. 27 – 8:00pm Saturday, Oct. 28 – 8:00pm Sunday, Oct. 29 – 6:30pm Monday, Oct. 30 – 7:30pm Wednesday, Nov. 1 – 7:30pm Thursday, Nov. 2 – 7:30pm Friday, Nov. 3 – 8:00pm Saturday, Nov. 4 – 2:00pm & 8:00pm (VIP reception following the 8:00 pm performance) Sunday, Nov. 5 – 1:00pm & 6:30pm Tuesday, Nov. 7 – 7:30pm Wednesday, Nov. 8 – 7:30pm...

Freddy Fest at Palace Theater in Syracuse.

Freddy Fest at Palace Theater pays tribute to iconic ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Franchise. Oh, what a frightfully fun way to spend a fall evening in Syracuse. For many, the crisp fall evenings are best spent curled up watching a spooky film. If you fall into that category, Freddy Fest at Palace Theater is exactly what you have been looking for! Horror fans and movie buffs alike will love the all-day event, Freddy Fest, at Palace Theater on Saturday, October 14. The film festival in Syracuse is dedicated to the ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ franchise and all films from the franchise will be shown on original 35 mm film, with a few exceptions. The movie marathon will not include “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” or the 2010 remake of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street.’ The Freddy Fest line-up at Palace Theater includes: A Nightmare On Elm Street A Nightmare On Elm Street 2 : Freddy’s Revenge A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 : Dream Warriors A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 : The Dream Master A Nightmare On Elm Street 5 : The Dream Child Freddy’s Dead : The Final Nightmare (with 3D sequence) Freddy Vs. Jason Special guests for the Syracuse event include Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Clu Gluager and director Jack Sholder with a discussion and panel about the film. For ticket information and pricing for the ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ screening at Palace Theater, click here. Only those 18 or older will be admitted. Doors open at 11 a.m. After the marathon, join us for dinner and drinks at Eleven Waters and Shaughnessy’s Pub...

Sampling Syracuse Food Tours – Unique Way to Tour Downtown Syracuse!

Embark on a food adventure with Sampling Syracuse Food Tours. What better way to spend the afternoon than sampling delicious food from the diverse restaurants located around Syracuse? The Sampling Syracuse Food Tours offers guided walking tours around our city allowing visitors to enjoy a delicious and educational afternoon in Syracuse. The Sampling Syracuse Food Tours are perfect for foodies and adventure-seekers alike, offering a Downtown Food Tour to please every palette. Discover Downtown Food Tour Duration: 3 hours Location: Downtown Syracuse Tours occur Saturdays at 12:00pm This one of a kind culinary adventure takes visitors on a journey through Downtown Syracuse while allowing you to indulge in some of Syracuse’s tastiest treats. The 3-hour walking tour provides a unique way to tour the award-winning Syracuse restaurants, as well as the cultural and historic landmarks. The fascinating history of Downtown Syracuse mixed with the vibrant food scene is the perfect ingredient for a fun and educational day. Whether you are a first time visitor or a local native, the Sampling Syracuse Food Tours are perfect for any one looking for things to do while in our area. Bring a group or embark on a solo adventure, either way you’ll have a great time. You will cover two miles, walking at a moderate pace, so be sure to pack your sneakers! The participating Syracuse restaurants include: Pastabilities Modern Malt Bakeshop Freedom of Espresso Kitty Hoynes Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Why head home after the tour is complete? Head to the Marriott Syracuse Downtown and rest your feet in our cozy and spacious accommodations in downtown Syracuse. We offer a variety of hotel packages to ensure your stay is...

The American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Join us in helping the many of lives impacted by Hurricane Harvey through the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Let us give hope to the many lives affected by Hurricane Harvey. As a team, we have organized a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help support those in Texas impacted by the devastating aftermath of the storm. In Texas’ darkest of days, the American Red Cross continues to be a bright light, aiding thousands displaced by the hurricane. Dedicated workers are working hard to keep people safe, as well as providing food, emotional support and other necessities. The torrential downpours may have stopped in Texas but massive flooding continues. With widespread areas still inaccessible, the full scope of devastation is still unknown. While communities remain submerged by Hurricane Harvey, American Red Cross workers are by the sides of survivors, offering relief, comfort and support. The American Red Cross is working tirelessly to give aid to the tens of thousands impacted by the storm. With over 2,000 Red Cross workers helping on the ground, more than 250,000 meals and snacks have been served, as well as shelter supplies for over 700,000 people mobilized with more en route. As a Crescent Hotel & Marriott Hotel, we have members of our work family impacted directly, while some of our associates have direct family impacted in the area. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown has joined the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which will enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help residents recover from this disaster. To encourage others to donate, we will match the donations received up to $2,000. Our hearts are with Texas...

Syracuse University Football Season & Family Weekend

It’s almost time for Syracuse University Football Season & Family Weekend! As summer is coming to an end and students are heading back to the classrooms, many may be sad for the change in seasons. Yet, for many of us here in Syracuse, we are looking forward to all of the exciting things that autumn brings. The cooler temperature means the beginning of the 2017 Syracuse University football season. Whether on the field or cheering on the sidelines, Carrier Dome is an exciting place to be for fans and players alike. The Syracuse University Football Season is as follows: Friday, September 1, 2017 7pm Central Connecticut State Carrier Dome Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:30pm Middle Tennessee Carrier Dome Saturday, September16, 2017 3:30pm Central Michigan Carrier Dome Saturday, September 23, 2017 TBA at LSU Baton Rouge, LA Saturday, September 30, 2017 TBA at NC State, NC Saturday, October 7, 2017 TBA Pittsburgh Homecoming/Orange Central Carrier Dome Friday, October 13, 2017 7pm Clemson Carrier Dome Family Weekend Saturday, October 21, 2017 TBA at Miami Miami Gardens, FL Saturday, November 4, 2017 TBA at Florida State Tallahassee, FL Saturday, November 11, 2017 TBA Wake Forest Military Appreciation Day Carrier Dome Saturday, November 18, 2017 TBA at Louisville Louisville, KY Saturday, November 25, 2017 TBA Boston College We are the official hotel of Syracuse University Athletics and we welcome all Syracuse Orange fans to join us for our free tailgating party held prior to each SU football home game. Follow this link to learn more about our Syracuse Football Tailgate Block Parties. Fall is also the time for students to reunite and show off their campus...

Dino Babers’ Radio Show will air live from Shaughnessy’s Irish Pub

Catch the Dino Babers’ Radio Show live! Dino Babers’ Radio Show will now be held in our newly-opened Shaughnessy’s Irish Pub at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The Show will be hosted by Matt Park, Voice of the Orange/Cuse TV Host along with Coach Dino Babers. During show breaks, guests can enjoy raffles, trivia, and prizes held by Michael John Heagerty, our Food & Beverage Marketing Manager and official MC during breaks. Radio Show Dates & Times: Wednesday, 8/30/17 from 7:00pm-8:00pm Thursday, 9/7/17  from 7:00pm-8:00pm Thursday, 9/14/17 from 7:00pm-8:00pm Thursday, 10/5/17 from  7:00pm-8:00pm Wednesday, 10/11/17 from 7:00pm-8:00pm Thursday, 11/9/17 from 7:00pm-8:00pm Thursday, 11/23/17 from  7:00pm-8:00pm As the official hotel of Syracuse University Athletics, we welcome all Syracuse Orange fans to join us for our free tailgating party held prior to each SU football home game. The fun will start three hours prior to kickoff! We will be closing off One block of Warren Street (between Harrison and Madison) during the party for live music, games, food trucks and an outdoor bar. Eleven Waters and Shaughnessy’s Pub will have an outdoor bar and food service and several local food trucks will also be onsite to help you fuel up before the game. Local musicians, including several area high school marching bands, will provide entertainment each week. ESPN will broadcast its pregame show, featuring Brent Axe, live from Shaughnessy’s Pub during the party. It’s going to be great fun for all fans! Fans and party guests who park in our hotel garage can also enjoy a free roundtrip shuttle bus transportation to the Carrier Dome. Shuttle service for other guests will be $5. Tailgate Dates & Times Game Date...

Bringing your Student Back to Campus? Stay the Night at our Historic Hotel near Syracuse University

Parents, Stay the Night at our Historic Hotel near Syracuse University. Sending your students back to college is never an easy task, especially if you will be dropping your student off for the first time. With new student move-in for Syracuse University quickly approaching, we want to let parents know that they are always welcome to rest their head (and more importantly, their feet) at our historic hotel near Syracuse University before taking the long drive back home. The move-in days for students are Tuesday, August 22; Wednesday, August 23; and Thursday, August 24, 2017. Once leaving the campus, head to our historic hotel near Syracuse University and take the day and evening to discover what makes Syracuse such a wonderful town to live in. With our prime location, you will be able to take in the local culture and attractions. With so much to see and do, we are always willing to share our favorite, hidden gems to ensure that our first time guests make the most out of their visit! When you start to build up your appetite, you have the option of dining at our on-site restaurant, Eleven Waters, which features an outdoor patio, or our newly opened sports-friendly pub, Shaughnessy’s Pub. Yet, after such a long day of moving boxes and saying your goodbyes to your students, we understand that you may just want to kick up your feet and enjoy some well-deserved R&R. We pride ourselves on offering comfortable accommodations and the best amenities to ensure our guests receive the home-away-from-home experience. Make us your first choice while in Syracuse. Located just one mile from the Syracuse University...

Recognizing 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest!

Onondaga Historical Association Recognizes 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest. All that jazz! Take a journey through 35 years of the history of Syracuse Jazz Fest. The Onondaga Historical Association is offering a visual exhibit located on the second floor’s west gallery at the OHA Museum located just minutes away from us in downtown Syracuse. It’s a wonderful way to spend the afternoon, especially for music lovers visiting with us this summer and fall. The exhibit is free and will run through October 3, 2017. What does the OHA Museum showcase? Visitors can view highlights of the Syracuse Jazz Fest, from the different venues, to music industry superstars and jazz legends, as well as homegrown musical talent. With a variety of musical tastes that exist in the Central New York area, Syracuse Jazz Fest has touched almost all of them. Take a walk down memory lane! Just a few of the many wonderful things that you will be able to view include Dizzy Gillespie’s bulging cheeks while playing trumpet, Jean Luc Ponty’s electrifying violin, B.B. King’s guitar Lucille, Buckwheat Zydeco’s accordion, Wynton Marsalis’ big band style orchestra, or Kenny G’s saxophone; or maybe singing to the songs of Aretha Franklin, the Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs, Natalie Cole, or Smokey Robinson. With help from Jazz Fest founder and Executive Director, Frank Malfitano, the Syracuse Jazz Fest visual exhibit is a must-see attraction while in town. The OHA Museum is located at 321 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, NY. We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, located just minutes from the Syracuse attraction. Visit our website to learn more and reserve your stay with us today. We offer a variety of hotel...