Celebrate a World of Food at Des Moines Marriott Downtown

The eighth annual U.S. Cellular® World Food Festival returns to Des Moines

Sep 13, 2012, 14:10 ET from Des Moines Marriott Downtown

DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As attendance, interest and quality continues to grow, this year's U.S. Cellular® World Food Festival, taking place Sept. 21 through 23, is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Just six minutes from the powerhouse culinary event and other top Des Moines attractions, Des Moines Marriott Downtown welcomes guests ready to enjoy the global feast.

Happening in the historic East Village in downtown Des Moines, thousands of people will be at the festival to create, serve, taste and entertain. A premier Des Moines hotel, this Marriott is offering special rates to join in the fun. Guests who redeem a Stay for Breakfast Package will receive breakfast for two children and two adults and deluxe accommodations beginning at $149 per night.

The World Food Festival began in 2005 as a celebration of Iowa's rich agricultural heritage and to share the renowned World Food Prize Ceremony with the citizens of Des Moines. Since, mom and pop kitchens, global vendors and local artisans share their creations with crowds from across the country. In addition to culinary delights, dozens of breweries and wineries are on hand for people to sample local craft beer and microbrews in the tasting pavilion.

With excellent weather combined with Midwest charm, the World Food Festival will ensure the whole family discovers new flavors and lasting memories.

About Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Experience the bold renovations made to deluxe guest rooms, meeting space and restaurants at Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Highlighted by the newly completed M.I. Greatroom, this modernized hotel features three unique zones designed to offer distinct areas to arrive, conduct business and mingle. Ideally located in the heart of the business district, this DSM Airport hotel is conveniently connected to Iowa Events Center and Wells Fargo Arena by skywalk. Dine at the delectable on-site Rock River Grill and Tavern or discover the innovative City Center Lounge for casual downtown libations. Highlighted by 25,000 square feet of space, this hotel is ideal for conferences, weddings and events of all sizes. Book your reservation today to discover welcoming Iowa lodging.

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

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