Celebrate Gay Pride Month at Des Moines Marriott Downtown and Enjoy a Romantic Getaway for Two

May 16, 2013, 14:10 ET from Des Moines Marriott Downtown

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only TAG® Approved Des Moines hotel, Des Moines Marriott Downtown is offering unforgettable rates for couples looking to visit the city for Gay Pride Month and Pridefest. Held on the second weekend in June every summer, Pridefest hosts an array of community exhibits and musical guests, as well as a vibrant street party and parade.

This year's Pridefest is June 8 and 9 and is part of the city's month-long gay pride celebrations. The mission of the festival is to promote acceptance, tolerance and understanding of the LGBT community through education, programming and visibility.

As an added reason to celebrate, guests can enjoy the Romance Package, with rates beginning at $170 per night, and receive:

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries the first night of stay
  • Breakfast for two at Rock River Grill
  • Complimentary valet parking

Just a short walk from Pridefest and offering luxury accommodations, relaxing amenities, and savory meals and signature cocktails at two on-property Des Moines restaurants, this hotel is a welcoming retreat for the LGBT community. The hotel prides itself on enforcing non-discriminatory policies by providing LGBT diversity and sensitivity training for employees, employing staff who reflect the diversity of the city, and giving back to the community.

To reserve the Romance Package online, use promotional code ROM or call 1-800-228-9290.

About Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Experience the modern guest rooms, meeting spaces and restaurants at Des Moines Marriott Downtown. This luxury hotel features unique amenities such as an indoor pool, fitness center, lobby bar and business center to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers.  Ideally located in the heart of the business district, this hotel is connected to Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena by skywalk. Dine at the delectable Rock River Grill & Tavern for breakfast and lunch, or discover the innovative City Center Lounge for a casual downtown dinner and drinks. Highlighted by 25,000 square feet of functional banquet space, this hotel is ideal for conferences, weddings and events of all sizes. Book your reservation today to discover welcoming Iowa lodging for your next trip.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-800-514-4681 or visit www.DesMoinesMarriott.com.

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