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Take a Look at our Event Calendar When Visiting our Historic Syracuse Hotel

Planning a trip to Central New York – We are in the known about what’s going on in Syracuse.

Exciting things are happening in Syracuse! When you are planning your stay at our historic Syracuse hotel, be sure to include a peek at our Events Calendar to explore some seasonal attraction and events happening around the area.

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  • Football, basketball and more at Syracuse University
  • Concerts, performances and
    conferences at the Oncenter
  • Special events at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • Dining tours
  • Local Holiday festivities in Syracuse

Full Syracuse Event Calendar

We know what’s what in Syracuse. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown is an IACC approved meeting center, the Official Hotel of the Oncenter and the Official Hotel of Syracuse University Athletics!

Formerly known as Hotel Syracuse, our beautiful downtown Marriott hotel has preserved the grandeur and opulence of this famed hotel and added a modern twist. The hotel’s rich history has been maintained in the design and infrastructure, as well as in the notable works of art that grace the property.

There’s so much to see and do while you’re staying in the downtown Syracuse area and the Marriott Syracuse Downtown keeps you close to it all. Reserve your room today and let us welcome you to our magnificent, contemporary property that’s full of rich history (and current happenings!) to explore.

We Love Orange: Official Hotel of Syracuse University Athletics

Stay at the Official Hotel of Syracuse University Athletics: Otto Approved!

Syracuse University Athletics
We love all things Orange – particularly when it involves Syracuse University Athletics! This is Cuse Nation, after all! When in town to see any sporting event, be sure to stay at the official hotel of SU Athletics!

Orange Athletics’ Calendar of Events

SU has a long and prestigious sporting history! A member of NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference, Syracuse University Athletics’ fans can visit the Carrier Dome to take in a variety of the events – the only domed stadium in the Northeast, and is the largest structure of its kind on a college campus in the country..

Once known as the Hotel Syracuse, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown has preserved the grandeur and opulence of this famed hotel with modern amenities and comforts throughout. The hotel’s rich history has been maintained in the design and infrastructure, as well as in the notable works of art that once graced the property.

Take advantage of our Stay for Breakfast Package when in town and begin your day with our hearty Breakfast Buffet before you venture out to enjoy your event. We hope everyone has a great time taking in a game, match or meet this season at SU. Go Orange!

New Year’s Eve in Syracuse: Roaring 20’s Style!

The highly anticipated New Year’s Eve party at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown has officially been announced, and package tickets are on sale!

New Year's Eve in Syracuse

Join us as we head back to The Roaring 20s for New Year’s Eve in Syracuse as we pay homage to our historic roots and our most recent historic restoration. Guests will enjoy live music in the lobby and each of the hotel’s three ballrooms, casino gaming tables, photos booths, horse & carriage rides, as well as a champagne toast and a balloon drop in each ballroom at midnight.

Please visit our website to learn about the event, find answers to questions, and book packages. Given the expected demand for this event, any phone calls to the Hotel will be directed back to this website.

*Important Note: Overnight rooms at the hotel are NOT available for individual bookings on December 31st. All guest rooms in the hotel are reserved for New Year’s Eve packages only. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown will be offering additional hotel rooms on New Year’s Eve in the nearby Jefferson Clinton Hotel. Call (315) 425-0500 to book a room.

Grand Ballroom Overnight Package
Features exclusive access to the historic Grand Ballroom all evening, with a cocktail hour, plated dinner, and premium open bar. The Maria DeSantis Orchestra will be performing in the Grand Ballroom all night. Grand Ballroom packages offer guests All Access to the Grand Ballroom and all other public areas of the hotel’s New Year’s Eve celebration. This package includes one overnight room per couple. Black tie attire is required for the Grand Ballroom package.

Grand Ballroom dinner includes a hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour, followed by a sit-down dinner, dessert and coffee station.  Right before the clock strikes midnight, a late night snack of assorted pizzas and munchies will be provided around 11:30 pm. Premium open bar will be available to Grand Ballroom guests from 7:30 pm-12:30 am.

Persian Terrace Package
Features a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, premium open bar and music from the Atlas Band in one of the hotel’s most historic ballrooms. Black tie is suggested, but optional for the Persian Terrace. Overnight rooms are not included with this package.

The Persian Terrace buffet dinner includes a hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour, followed by a buffet, dessert and coffee.  Guests will be treated to a late night snack of classic churros with dipping sauces and fresh fruit around 11:30 pm. Premium open bar will be available to Persian Terrace guests from 7:30 pm-12:30 am.

Finger Lakes Ballroom Package
Offers a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, premium open bar and music from the Mere Mortals Band in hotel’s newest and completed renovated ballroom. Black tie is suggested, but optional for the Finger Lakes Ballroom. Overnight rooms are not included with this package.

The Finger Lakes Ballroom buffet dinner includes a hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour, followed by a spectacular buffet created just for the event and premium open bar available to Finger Lakes Ballroom guests from 7:30 pm-12:30 am. A late night snack of house made trail mix will be provided around 11:30 pm.

Grand Ballroom VIP Balcony package
This VIP experience is available for groups of up to 6 people, and include up to 3 overnight guest rooms. This package features bottle service with mixers & garnish and a dedicated VIP server, M Club Hospitality Room Access between 4-6 pm, New Year’s Eve party favors, the Grand Ballroom meal with table wine and champagne service.

Buy Tickets
Ticket sales will close on December 12th, or sooner if the packages are sold out.

Restaurants on New Year’s Eve

Non-partygoers can still celebrate the finale of 2016 with us at Eleven Waters for dinner.  We are now accepting reservations for dinner on New Year’s Eve through Open Table online. New Year’s Eve dinners will offer a preset, prix fixe menu. The menu will be released soon.

We can’t wait to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Syracuse with you!

Brand New Menus at our Historic Wedding Location in Syracuse

A delicious start to your new life at our historic wedding location in Syracuse.

Wedding Location in Syracuse
Food evokes special memories for so many and what better way to celebrate your special day with the most memorable meal? Join us for a delicious start to your new life as a couple at our historic wedding location in Syracuse!

The Marriott Syracuse Downtown is no stranger to parties! Once known as the Hotel Syracuse, our property has seen nearly 100 years of magical celebrations and rich traditions. We are happy to offer our restored venue to our guests for the celebration of a lifetime.

While you may initially be captivated by our historic venue, you will be treated to the spectacular dining. Our culinary team will dazzle with a custom menu of the finest gourmet cuisine!

Wedding menus and packages

The service we provide is nothing short of impeccable and our wedding professionals strive for perfection in every last detail to ensure your complete happiness on that special day. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown can accommodate any wedding – from intimate gatherings to the grandest events.

We would be delighted to be your partner in planning your wedding celebration. The Marriott Syracuse will provide you with the peace of mind and assurance that your wedding will exceed all of your dreams and expectations. Our commitment to providing you a unique and memorable wedding encounter is based on the dedication, enthusiasm and experience of our hotel management and service team. In selecting our hotel, we will ensure each detail is fulfilled on your special day. Our reputation for service execution along with our unparalleled service makes us the perfect choice for your celebration!

Let our experienced consultants at our historic wedding location in Syracuse transform your fairy tale into reality.