CLEVELAND, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays aren't official in Cleveland until Winterfest comes back to town and the holiday tree on Public Square is lit. This year, celebrate the beginning of the season and retreat to a downtown Cleveland hotel just steps from the magic, Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center.
A premier hotel near Cleveland Browns Stadium, Horseshoe Casino and all the exciting happenings at Winterfest, Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center provides an engaging urban experience.
This year's all-day Winterfest, presented by Huntington Bank, takes place at Public Square Nov. 24 from 1 to 7 p.m. Activities include:
- Ohio State vs. Michigan watch party on a 14-by-11-foot big screen
- Free horse drawn carriage rides
- MC2STEM High School Fab Lab children's activities
- Cleveland's gourmet food trucks including MotorMouth, StrEat Mobile Bistro, Unami Moto, Sweet! The Mobile Cupcakery and more
- Holiday Pop-Up Shop
- Radio Disney
- Cookies, hot cocoa and pictures with Santa
As for the main event, GE employees and students of MC2STEM High School will be holding a bike marathon on the southwest quadrant of Public Square. These bikers will be pedaling to kinetically power batteries which will generate 2,300 watts of power to light the Public Square Christmas Tree for 100 minutes.
With all these unforgettable activities, guests can watch the spirit of the season unfold and enjoy a weekend holiday getaway like no other.
About Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
Experience a Cleveland luxury hotel like no other at the revitalized Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center. Offering stunning views of Lake Erie and the Cleveland skyline, this 25-story hotel boasts 400 rooms with sleek furnishings and upgraded bathrooms. Explore exciting attractions just a short walk away, such as Horseshoe Casino, Quicken Loans Arena, Browns Stadium and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Take advantage of renowned Marriott staff for unmatched hospitality and deep local knowledge for an authentic experience. For casual Cleveland dining, relax among warm wood styling at Jake's Sports Lounge or taste contemporary American cuisine at David's Restaurant. Rediscover comfort and enjoy a getaway by the lake at Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center.
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