Meet the Easter Bunny – Here are the Upcoming Events at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!
Gather your little ones and hop on down to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo to celebrate all things Easter! If looking for ways to celebrate Easter in Syracuse, you won’t want to miss the following activities that will be great fun for all ages!
Breakfast with the Bunny
The Easter Bunny is visiting the Rosamond Gifford Zoo for an Easter breakfast celebration that is filled with food and activities for the whole family. Reservations are required. This year’s dates are as follows:
- Sunday, April 2
- Saturday, April 8
- Sunday, April 9
- Saturday, April 15
Members: $14 per person
Non-members: $18 per person
Children 2 & Under: Free
Sunday, April 9
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
An egg-citing event, visitors can watch the animals receive egg-shaped enrichment throughout the day. It is free for members and with zoo admission.
If you are interested in attending, we are conveniently located nearby to ensure a convenient travel for you and your family. Turn your day trip into a weekend getaway and reserve your stay with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.
Meeting Planning in Syracuse is Easy when Booking with us!
We invite you to plan your next Syracuse meeting with us right here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. With over 41, 000 square feet of flexible event space, we have just what you need for a successful corporate event.
Our IACC Conference Center features eight breakout rooms, six private dining/meeting rooms and three ballrooms to ensure a comfortable fit for events of every size.
- Grand Ballroom – 5,952 square feet
- Persian – 4,050 square feet
- Finger Lakes Ballroom – 7,888 square feet
- Empire Room – 2,940 square feet
After choosing one of our Syracuse event spaces, let our specialists work with you to create the perfect afternoon or evening for your clients. Our culinary team is ready to prepare meals or snacks to help satisfy every palette.
For your convenience, our business center provides:
- Complimentary wired and wireless internet access
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, just steps away from The Oncenter Convention facility, a few blocks from the historic Armory Square District and less than one mile from Syracuse University and Upstate Medical Center, consider us for your next corporate event. Begin the meeting planning process in Syracuse today. Give our specialists a call directly at 315-474-2424.
OHA presents tours of our historic Syracuse Hotel for a walk down memory lane.
Oh what a history we have! Originally known as the Hotel Syracuse, our property was considered to be the largest and most prestigious hotel in Syracuse, NY for nearly 90 years. It was built from 1922-1924 by architect George B. Post and Sons and the doors officially opened to the public in August 1924.
Today at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we are working hard to preserve the historical significance of the former Hotel Syracuse and we are pleased to couple the historic with the new and offer you a brand new experience.
To pay homage to the days gone by, the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) conducts twice weekly historic tours and presentations.
With a combination of showing both the renovated architecture and the restored memories, some highlights of the public tour include the hotel lobby, Persian Terrace, Grand Ballroom, Bridal Suite, Groom Suite and Presidential Suite.
This tour of our historic Syracuse hotel is a popular one and tends to sell out quickly so plan accordingly. We look forward to welcoming you!
Get out your green garb – it’s almost time for St. Patrick’s Day in Syracuse and this year, the parade ends here!
Syracuse is always ready for a party! St. Patrick’s Day is one of the biggest events in the area and this year, you can keep the fun going with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.
The Syracuse St. Patrick’s Parade began in 1982 and is now considered to be one of the Top Ten Parades in the United States.
Events leading up to the parade include charitable fundraising for the St. Patrick’s Hunger Project: 2017 Tipperary Hill Shamrock Run takes place March 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. The Shamrock Run is a four-mile run through Syracuse’s Tipperary Hill neighborhood the weekend before the parade.
Friday, March 10th will begin the weekend festivities when parade organizers paint the green stripe indicating the parade route at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday March 11 the Parade will take place at noon from Clinton Square and follows the route south along Salina Street.
Come Celebrate with at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown for St. Patrick’s Day in Syracuse
St. Patrick’s Day Post-Parade Party
The St. Patrick’s celebration will continue after the parade in our Lobby and Finger Lakes Ballroom. Join us for food, drinks, live music and Irish step dancing! This is a family friendly event and admission is $10 admission for adults.
The High Kings Concert
In the evening, The Dublin based High Kings will be performing in our Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $40 for General Admission. There will be food and drink concessions available. Doors open at 7:00PM and the show begins at 8:00PM. To purchase tickets, click here.
Stay Overnight at our historic hotel with our party packages
Friday Night Package (3/10) – starting at $199
Overnight accommodations for the night before the big parade day!
The High Kings Package (3/11) – from $309-$329
Includes: Overnight accommodations for Saturday night, two general admission tickets to attend The High Kings concert in the Grand Ballroom and bonus entry for two into Finger Lakes Ballroom for the post-parade party!
Parade Party Package (3/11) – from $259-$279
Includes: Overnight accommodations for Saturday night, Two wristbands for the afternoon Post-Parade Party in Finger Lakes.
The Hotel Syracuse was a major part of the St. Patrick’s Day event in Syracuse some time ago and it is so exciting that the Marriott Syracuse Downtown now continues the tradition with fun, updated twists! To reserve for any of the parties, events or overnight accommodations, visit our website or call 315-474-2424.
Consider our historic Syracuse wedding venue for your magical day.
If the question was popped and the answer was yes this Valentine’s Day you are in good company. There are countless of brides-to-be that said yes the same way. While your head may still be spinning with all of the excitement, now is the perfect time to put the wheels in motion for the day that you have always dreamed of at our historic Syracuse wedding venue.
As a couple, your nuptial celebration should be a day of peace and elegance. It’s a time to relax and bask in joy and happiness among friends and family, and at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown our wedding planning services allow you to focus on being fully present on your special day while we meticulously attend to every detail of the event.
Couples looking for a Syracuse wedding venue can work with our planner, a talented professional who has your interests and needs at heart. We offer complete menu selection from a range of meal packages, and we’ll take a collaborative approach to working with your vendors. Unsure of who to choose? We can even provide you with a list of high-quality recommendations for fine linens and place settings as well as musicians, photographers and other service providers.
When you’re searching for the perfect wedding location, don’t overlook the amenities available at our historic Syracuse hotel. We offer lavish overnight accommodations suites and a range of wedding packages and luxurious spaces for both the bridal and groom parties to prepare for the event.
Host the wedding of your dreams at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown and let our Certified Wedding Specialists take that exciting journey with you for the most special day of your life. We have thought of everything to help create the most beautiful and unique weddings.
Congratulations on your Valentine’s engagement from all of us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.