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

Sampling Syracuse Food Tours

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 best it can be! Visit our website and begin planning your fall getaway to Syracuse today. With plenty to discover, you’ll never run out of things to do!

 

Syracuse University Football Season & Family Weekend

Syracuse University Football Season

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 life with loved ones and friends. Syracuse University Family Weekend will take place on Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15.

If you are planning to attend the Syracuse University Family Weekend and looking for hotels near Syracuse University, we welcome you to kick up your feet and rest your head in our cozy accommodations just minutes away!

Whether coming to cheer on Syracuse Orange this fall or visiting your student for Syracuse University Family Weekend, we hope you’ll choose us as your home-away-from-home. Visit our website to check our availability for the dates of your stay.

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

Dino Babers’ Radio Show

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 / Tailgate Party  Time   /  Game Opponent

Fri 9/1/17        4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Central Connecticut St

Sat 9/9/17        12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Middle Tennesee

Sat 9/16/17      12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Central Michigan

Sat 10/7/17      **Game time TBA**   Pittsburgh

Fri 10/13/17    4:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.   Clemson

Sat 11/11/17    **Game time TBA**   Wake Forest

Sat 11/25/17    **Game time TBA** Boston College

The Marriott Syracuse Downtown staff wishes good luck to Syracuse Orange this 2017 football season. Go Orange!

Recognizing 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest!

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 deals to help make your stay the best it can be. Browse our hotel packages today and turn your day trip into a weekend getaway.

Concerts in Syracuse at Lakeview Amphitheater

Concerts in Syracuse

Check Out the Upcoming Concerts in Syracuse.

Looking to catch a concert this summer? You’re in the right place because Syracuse is the place to be! There are plenty of great artists and bands that will be hitting the Syracuse stage this season and, with a wide variety of talent on this year’s Lakeview Amphitheater event calendar, the line-up is sure to impress nearly every music fan. Check out the upcoming concerts in Syracuse and plan your visit today.

August 05 @ 7:00 pm – Kings of Leon with very special guests Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats.
August 11 @ 8:00 pm – Goo Goo Dolls with special guests Phillip Phillips.
August 12 @ 7:00 pm – Luke Bryan with special guests Brett Eldredge & Craig Campbell.
August 16 @ 8:00 pm – Joe Bonamassa
August 19 @ 7:00 pm – United We Rock: REO Speedwagon, Styx, Don Felder.
August 22 @ 7:00 pm – John Mayer with special guest Dawes.
August 25 @ 7:00 pm – Brantley Gilbert with special guest Tyler Farr and Luke Combs.
August 26 @ 7:30 pm- The Future Hndrxx Tour with special guests A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Wizkid, Rich the Kid, Zoey Dollaz
September 9@ 6:45 pm – Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows

If you’re traveling far and looking for hotels near Lakeview Amphitheater, we invite you to reserve one of our rooms in our historic hotel in Syracuse. At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we offer the most spacious guest rooms in the city, all appointed with luxurious amenities that will ensure a home-away-from-home experience. With a variety of hotel packages now available on our site, you are sure to make the most out of your stay.

Treat yourself to an early dinner in our Eleven Waters Restaurant before the concert. Our Eleven Waters Day and Night Package includes $50 food and beverage credit for Eleven Waters Restaurant and buffet breakfast for two. Click here to view all of our current hotel packages and begin planning your getaway in Syracuse!

Great New York State Fair Syracuse brings Concerts, Taste NY and more!

Great New York State Fair Syracuse Concerts

The 2017 Great New York State Fair Syracuse Concerts and Events.

Delicious food, captivating entertainment and great fun for all ages, just a few words that may come to mind when describing the beloved Great New York State Fair. The highly-anticipated fair is loved by locals and tourists alike and the perfect way to end the summer season here in Syracuse. More than one million people come out to experience the 13-day event, this year marking the 177th edition. What can you expect from the nearly two-week long attraction? The Great New York State Fair Syracuse will bring concerts from dozens of big-name entertainers, events and scores of exciting midway rides! Plan your stay with us today, as you won’t want to miss it.

The Great New York State Fair will return to the New York State Fairgrounds on August 23 – September 4, 2017. Whether you are a return visitor or a first timer, it is known that no two visits to the Great New York State Fair are exactly alike.

If you are coming for the music, you won’t be disappointed. The Great New York State Fair Syracuse Concerts include performances by The Marshall Tucker Band, Daya, Bret Michaels, Kansas, Post Malone and more! Click here to check out the exciting line-up for the Great New York State Fair.

Even with the exciting musical performances to look forward to and the thrilling rides to experience, the number one reason people come to the Great New York State Fair is for the food! During Taste NY, companies will be selling and offering samples of their local products. With such great food, exciting musical line-ups and unique spectacular rides and attractions from North America’s premier carnival company, Wade Shows, you can see why everyone loves the Great New York State Fair.

We invite you to plan your stay with us at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, conveniently located near the great event and offering spacious, affordable accommodations to ensure the ultimate home-away-from-home experience.