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.
Marriott Syracuse Downtown is the official hotel of Winterfest!
In Syracuse we have winters of epic portions but we not only embrace the winter, we celebrate it with Winterfest!
Winter fun in Syracuse takes center stage for twelve days of activities and food at both indoor and outdoor events throughout the city from February 16 – 26. Over 100,000 visitors come to join in the festivities and this year, as the Official Hotel of Winterfest, we are proud to be a part of it all!
Join us for the Winterfest Kick-off Dance Party of February 17 from 7-11pm at the Finger Lakes Ballroom. Live music, cash bar and food.
Plenty of opportunities to enjoy our Winterfest offerings:
- Culinary Cruise on February 18 from 12pm-4pm at Eleven Waters. “Cruisers” will purchase tickets for $5 to visit participating restaurants and sample their culinary specialties and vote for their favorites.
- Martini Mix-off on February 18 from 12-4pm at the Cavalier Room. The Marriott Syracuse Downtown will be participating in the competition to see which area restaurant has the best martini!
- Chili Cook-off on February 25 from 11am-3pm at Clinton Square featuring Shaughnessy’s. Who will have the best chili in town?
- Chowder Cook-off on February 26 11am-3pm at Clinton Square featuring Eleven Waters. It is every restaurant for themselves as they all vie to see who has the best chowder in Central New York.
- Bloody Mary Mix-off on February 26 12pm-4pm at Eleven Waters. Stop at the participating downtown restaurants and try the various bloody Mary offerings to determine who has the best taste and presentation.
- Wing Walk on February 26 from 12pm-5pm outside on the Sidewalk featuring Shaughnessy’s in this Winterfest favorite. Which wings will come out on top?
While there are countless foodie events to take advantage of, visitors can also enjoy comedy shows, dancing, entertainment, kids’ events, museum events, trivia and a host of other varied activities throughout the celebration.
Everyone at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown hopes you have a wonderful time at this year’s Winterfest activities.
Treat the love of your life to a Valentine’s Day to remember at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. We have an ideal way to mark the event with dinner at Eleven Waters. This is the first time Valentine’s Day will be celebrated at our historic hotel since our opening!
At Eleven Waters, you can choose to dine between February 11 and February 14. Menu includes:
Sherry, Cream, Chive, Crème Fraiche, Brioche
Roasted Beet, Orange, Goat Cheese, Walnut Vinaigrette
Wild Mushroom Tortellini
Sweet Potato, Red Wine Demi-Glace, Pea Tendrils
Cheek to Cheek
Kurobuta Pork Cheek, Green Peppercorn Demi, Halibut Cheek, Red Peppercorn Beurre Blanc, Root Vegetable Puree, Roasted Asparagus Tips
Wild Mushroom Risotto, Wilted Arugula, Saffron Broth
Dark Chocolate Torte
Chocolate Coated Strawberries, Raspberry Coulis, Vanilla Bean Anglaise
Call 315-554-3541 to make your reservations at Eleven Waters.
Historic Marriott Syracuse Downtown sets the perfect stage for a memorable Valentine’s Day.
Book Your Next Meeting at our Business Event Space in Syracuse
At the Marriott Syracuse Downtown we have a variety of flexible spaces, including an IACC certified meeting center, on-site Sales and Catering Team and skilled Conference Managers available to plan with you. There really is no better choice than our historic Syracuse hotel.
We feature over 41,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space across multiple meeting rooms including 14,200 sq. ft. of IACC certified member venue conference space and three ballrooms offering up a total of 18,500 sq. ft. Smaller gathering? There are twenty breakout rooms to choose from as well.
Our state-of-the-art technology and acoustical packages are supported by our team of professionals with on- audio visual equipment and when staying the night we feature wireless Internet access in guest rooms, suites, and meeting rooms, a full service business center, 24-hour fitness center with Life Fitness equipment and Club Level amenities for Marriott Rewards guests.
Ready to do some off-site team building when in town? Guests can enjoy the numerous area golf courses, historic Armory Square District and Clinton Square, Everson Museum of Art, the Landmark and Palace Theatres, Carrier Dome and Oncenter Events (we are the official hotel of the Oncenter!)
If in town for other business, travelers can take advantage of our Business Boost Package which includes breakfast for one each morning, complimentary Wi-Fi and a complimentary signature cocktail each evening to relax after a full day of meetings.
Opened in 1924, the Hotel Syracuse was the stunning standout of Central New York hotels for many years before its closing in 2004. Countless weddings and other social events, as well as the meetings of many business groups and conventions, were held in its Persian Terrace, Grand Ballroom and other function rooms.
Today we have recreated the grandeur of this historic property as the Hotel Syracuse is now the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Get the year off to the right foot and plan your day at our business event space in Syracuse or stay today.
Happy New Year from the Marriott Syracuse Downtown
As the New Year approaches us with hopes anew, here is wishing you and your family a wonderful year ahead!
The New Year is always such a special time to share with family and friends as you say goodbye to the past and usher in the future. We hope your New Year’s Eve plans include our Roaring 20’s Party at our historic Syracuse hotel, but however you plan to celebrate, we wish you every happiness this season and throughout the year.