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Celebrating a Valentine’s Day Engagement? Tour our Affordable Wedding Venue in Syracuse NY.

Create your Dream Wedding at our Affordable Wedding Venue in Syracuse NY. There is no doubt that February is the month of love! Celebrating a Valentine’s Day Engagement? Congratulations from all of us here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown! At such an exciting time in both of your lives, planning a wedding may seem overwhelming at first. Even though looking for the perfect wedding venue may seem challenging, our certified wedding planners in Syracuse are available to help you every step of the way to help ease any stress you may be feeling. If you are looking to celebrate your wedding in upstate New York, we invite you to our our affordable wedding venue in Syracuse NY. The AAA Four Diamond Marriott Syracuse Downtown is centrally located in Syracuse NY, offering brides and grooms to be the perfect setting to host their dream wedding. Rated as one of the top 40 best wedding venues in Upstate New York, our affordable wedding venues in Syracuse NY are ideal for an intimate event, as well as a grand celebration. From your rehearsal dinner to your wedding reception, our culinary team is committed to serving you and your guests a meal that will delight the senses. We take pride in offering the finest cuisine prepared by our talented chefs. To view our catering menus, please click here. For more information regarding our unique wedding venues in Syracuse NY, please visit our weddings page on our website. You may also request more information by submitting an event proposal. A member our sales team will be sure to reach out to you as soon as...

Where to Dine in Syracuse NY – Come Stop by the Marriott Syracuse!

Today, We’re Sharing Where to Dine in Syracuse NY. If you’ve been wondering where to dine in Syracuse NY, look no further than our on-site dining options at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. We offer several options on-site to ensure that you never have to travel too far for great food. If you are craving fine dining or pub food, you are certain to find something that you love at one of our restaurants in Syracuse. Where to dine in Syracuse NY: Cavalier Room – Our intimate Cavalier Room is located off our lobby and is a cozy place to meet up with friends or colleagues for a craft cocktail or small plate. Every Wednesday evening, our Cavalier Room hosts a Jazz Series, “Jazz at the Cavalier.” Enjoy an evening of the finest cabaret voices with piano accompaniment while talking over a tasty cocktail and delicious bites. Eleven Waters – Eleven Waters Syracuse offers unique local flavors in a rustic bistro atmosphere. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner and browse the menu. If you’re looking for happy hour in Syracuse, sit down at our “Barber Shop” inspired bar inside Eleven Waters and enjoy our happy hour specials every weekday from 4pm-6pm. For private parties, our private dining room at Eleven Waters features a one-of-a-kind antique wine cabinet, creating a truly unique dining experience. When the weather is nice, our outdoor patio is the perfect spot for dining and celebrating any event. Shaughnessy’s Pub – Shaughnessy’s is our sports-friendly Irish pub inside the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. If you are looking for a casual, pub setting with comfort sized food and...

Award-winning Marriott Syracuse Downtown – The AAA Four Diamond Award, WeddingWire Couples Choice Award & More!

We are Humbled to Have Recently Received a AAA Four Diamond Award, WeddingWire Couples Choice Award & more! At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we pride ourselves on offering personalized service and impeccable wedding planning for the biggest day of your life. When walking through our doors, you will find extraordinary ballrooms and plenty of flexible, revitalized wedding and event space in Syracuse NY. Our highly-acclaimed chefs can assist you in the creation of wedding menus that will please any palette and budget. With all of this and more, we are truly honored to be recognized as one of the 40 highest-rated wedding venues in Upstate New York’s biggest cities and to have just recently received the WeddingWire Couples Choice Award! Furthermore, we are so incredibly honored to receive two prestigious awards, the Historic Hotels Excellence Award and the Four Diamond Award from AAA. Our four diamond rating means that you can expect upscale amenities in all areas. According to AAA, the Four Diamond Award means, “accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.” Click here to learn more about the Four Diamond Award from AAA. It was also humbling to receive the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence, which is “presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories.” Click here to learn more about the Historic Hotels...

Our Elegant and Affordable Wedding Venues in Syracuse.

Take a Closer Look at our Affordable Wedding Venues in Syracuse. Host the wedding of your dreams with us. We invite you to begin your happily ever after with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. We continue to hold the legacy of being the prime wedding spot in Syracuse. Rated as one of the top 40 best wedding venues in Upstate New York, you are guaranteed to find personalized service and impeccable planning for the most special day of your life. Take a closer look at our extravagant, affordable wedding venues in Syracuse. At our AAA Four Diamond Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we offer a team of certified wedding planning experts to help you every step of the way. At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we also offer highly acclaimed chefs that will assist in the creation of distinctive and delicious wedding menus that are sure to please any palette. When you tour our flexible, new, and revitalized event spaces in Syracuse, you will discover that we offer plenty of space to accommodate intimate events, as well as grand celebrations for any wedding or bridal celebration. Both wedding parties will also be able to prep for the big day in the privacy of our Bridal Rotunda and Groom Suit, the perfect spot to unwind and relax before your ceremony begins. Book your wedding at our elegant, affordable wedding venues in Syracuse and leave the wedding planning to us! Visit our weddings page on our Marriott Syracuse Downtown website to learn more about our unique, sophisticated and affordable event space in Central New York. We hope you’ll say, “I Do” to our wedding venues in Syracuse....

Spend Valentine’s Day in Syracuse NY!

Love is in the air – Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Syracuse NY! Trying to think of the best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend? Our central location and intimate, cozy lodging makes the Marriott Syracuse Downtown the perfect choice for spending Valentine’s Day in Syracuse NY. With romantic hotel packages currently available on our website and spacious accommodations waiting for you, we invite you to make the Marriott Syracuse Downtown your home away from home this Valentine’s Day 2018. Treat your spouse or loved one to the ultimate romantic getaway in Central New York and plan your stay today. Whether you are planning to spend a romantic getaway in Syracuse for two or looking to spend the weekend with a group of friends, there is plenty to see and do near our hotel for any occasion. Take a stroll to historic Armory Square or catch a show at the Landmark Theatre. Enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping at Destiny USA or tour the nearby wineries and breweries in Syracuse. From Ice Skating at Clinton Square Ice Rink to sightseeing at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, you’ll never run out of ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Syracuse NY. However you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Central New York, be sure to retreat back to our historic hotel for a romantic, hearty meal at Eleven Waters. Our Indigenous Dining Package at Eleven Waters is the perfect Valentine’s Day hotel package in Syracuse NY. We’ll take care of both breakfast and dinner so you can focus on your loved one. Our Eleven Waters Day and Night Package Includes: $50 Food and Beverage Credit for...

Experience the Magic of Syracuse Winterfest.

Syracuse Winterfest Does Wonders for a Central New York Winter. Itching for a getaway this winter? Syracuse is a wonderful, affordable destination for a romantic couple’s weekend getaway or a family vacation this winter. If looking for places to visit in the new year, we invite you to put the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on your 2018 travel bucket list. With plenty of things to do this winter in Central New York, we are always happy to share our favorite events with our guests, especially first-time visitors to Syracuse. One of our top recommendations is visiting the Syracuse Winterfest. The beloved event draws quite a crowd and is perfect for both the young and the young at heart. Pack your bags and come experience the magic of Syracuse Winterfest this year. Save the Date for Syracuse Winterfest February 15 – 25, 2018 Syracuse Winterfest promises 12 days of fun, with plenty to do for the entire family. No matter your age, the winter events in Syracuse is a must-see for anyone traveling to our area this February. In fact, more than 100,000 people attending dozens of indoor and outdoor events and abundance of winter activities in Syracuse. Did you know that the second largest audience in Central New York is drawn by Syracuse Winterfest? The events at Syracuse Winterfest 2018 include: Miss Winterfest Hungry Hour Ice Block Party Fireworks Winterfest Express Human Sled Dog Race at Clinton Square Ice Carving Culinary Cruise Chili Cook-Off at Clinton Square Chowder Cook-Off at Clinton Square Wing Walk Plus so much more! The Marriott Syracuse Downtown is conveniently located near all of the events, making us a great choice for...

Holiday Engagement? Plan your Special Day at our Wedding Venue in Syracuse

Book our Wedding Venue in Syracuse for your special day. Engaged over the holiday season? Our Certified Wedding Specialists will take the exciting journey with you, as you begin a new chapter in your life. Rated as one of the top 40 best wedding venues in Upstate New York, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown is both a unique and affordable wedding venue in Syracuse. We have flexible wedding space in Syracuse to choose from so no matter your taste or preference, we are certain to have a space that best reflects your style. From our Grand Ballroom featuring a cloud mural on the ceiling to our intimate Empire Room, we are ready to help make your wedding reception a day you’ll never forget. Grand Ballroom – 5,952 square feet Persian – 4,050 square feet Imperial – 7,888 square feet Empire Room – 2,940 square feet No matter the season, our elegant wedding venues at the AAA Four Diamond Marriott Syracuse Downtown are a superb choice among wedding venues in downtown Syracuse. We go above and beyond to ensure that your wedding day in Syracuse is memorable from beginning to end. Here’s what you can expect when planning your wedding in Syracuse, NY: A team of certified wedding planning experts. Our newly restored and historic Imperial Ballroom and Grand Ballroom Flexible, new, and revitalized event spaces that can accommodate small, intimate affairs, as well as grand celebrations for your wedding or other bridal celebration. Wedding packages that are perfect for any budget. Highly acclaimed chefs that assist in the creation of distinctive and delicious wedding menus. Privacy in the Bridal Rotunda...

Wishing you a Happy New Year – Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Syracuse NY

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Syracuse NY! “Say hello to the new and goodbye to the old.” Wishing you and yours a very blessed New Year from all of us here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Looking for ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Syracuse NY? Our annual “Bootleggers Ball & The Roaring 20s” NYE party in downtown Syracuse is the perfect way to ring in 2018. If you will be traveling to Syracuse for New Year’s Eve, we invite you to celebrate 2018 with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. This year’s theme is “Bootleggers Ball & The Roaring 20’s,” paying homage to our historic roots. While you celebrate New Year’s Eve in Syracuse NY, there will be plenty of exciting live music and entertainment to enjoy throughout our property! Enjoy the Stan Colella Orchestra in our beautifully restored Lobby, the DeSantis Orchestra in the Grand Ballroom, Atlas Band in the Persian Terrace and the Mere Mortals in the Finger Lakes Ballroom. Along with live music, you can also expect Casino Gaming Tables, Photo Booths and Horse & Carriage Rides, making our New Year’s Eve event in Syracuse a must this New Year’s Eve. Our New Year’s Eve hotel package in Syracuse will include Cocktail Hour starting at 7:30pm with a Premium 5 Hour Open Bar, Buffet Dinner, Late Night Snack and a Champagne Toast at Midnight. The event will end at 12:30am. Please click here to purchase tickets for New Year’s Eve at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Ticket sales will close on December 30th or sooner if the packages are sold out. *You must be 21 years...

Happy Holidays! Celebrate at Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles. Wishing you a season of gladness and a season of good cheer. Warmest wishes for a joyous holiday season from all of us here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. If you’ll be traveling to Central New York this winter, we invite you to make us your home away from home this holiday season. We would be honored to have you as our guests! If you will be making us your home for the holidays and looking for holiday events in Central New York, you won’t want to miss your last chance to experience Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, just 30 minutes from our hotel. Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles is the perfect holiday event near Syracuse, NY offering something for the entire family. Step back in time and enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way! Charles Dickens and his cast of over 50 characters will interact with residents and visitors in the streets, stores and restaurants. Guests can also enjoy a variety of holiday festivities in Skaneateles, which include horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, interactive street theater, roasted chesnuts, visits with Scrooge and Father Christmas, plus so much more for the whole family to enjoy! Visitors can also enjoy live music, unique shopping and wonderful dining options while in Skaneateles, guaranteeing a fun-filled afternoon. Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles runs every Saturday and Sunday through December 23, from noon to 4 pm, as well as Christmas Eve, December 24, from noon – 2:30 pm. Make the Marriott Syracuse Downtown your home for the holidays and indulge in our wonderful amenities, on-site dining, and spacious, well-appointed guest rooms. We also invite you to browse our special offers page so you can enjoy great savings...

Tips for Planning a Winter Wonderland Wedding in New York

Tips for Planning a Winter Wonderland Wedding in New York. Looking for professional and creative tips for planning a winter wonderland wedding in New York? In this week’s post, we’re rounding up our favorite tips and tricks to make winter wedding planning as seamless as possible for you. Check out our best tips for planning a winter wonderland wedding in New York and relieve a bit of the stress you might be feeling. When it comes to planning a winter wedding in New York, know that timing is key. Finding vendors during the peak season may be a bit of a challenge. In addition, your out-of-town guests may encounter a bit of trouble during their travels. Keep in mind that, while the holiday season is a joyful time, there are many events and festivals that may be taking place at the time of your wedding. Our tip for planning a winter wedding in New York is to plan ahead. Book your vendors as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary headaches. While we love how romantic winter weddings are at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, especially while the snowflakes are falling, be prepared for the possibility of cold, blustery winds and inclement weather. You may want to consider purchasing cozy blankets or pashminas for your guests and bridal party to warm up during the ceremony and reception. Consider putting down mats to help catch tracked-in snow and make sure there are plenty of coat racks for jackets and coats. Consider that some guests may not be able to attend. When planning a winter wedding, you run the risk of a few people on your...