Chicago Celebrates Cinco de Mayo at Famed Magnificent Mile Hotel

Apr 24, 2009, 12:45 ET from Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Celebrate the Fifth of May with a Mexican Fiesta to Include Grape-Crushing, Sangrias and More

CHICAGO, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with an all-out Mexican fiesta.

The hotel's latest lobby event will feature an interactive grape crushing component with grapes from south of the border that will be used for the downtown Chicago restaurant's upcoming white wine release.

All the food and beverages at the event will feature uniquely Mexican fare, inspired by Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Creative chef-crafted cuisine will offer the big flavors and bold stylings that the hotel's in-house culinary team is known for.

Refreshing white Sangrias will also be featured as the party's signature drink. Made from a wine similar in style to the grapes that will be crushed at the event, this classic warm weather cocktail is sure to put guests in the mood for a fiesta.

The not-to-be-missed event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, in the hotel's stunning lobby. Wristbands are $10 and can be purchased on the night of the event.

About Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Delight in a revitalized hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois, fresh from a multi-million dollar transformation, boasting contemporary surroundings and sophisticated amenities at the Marriott Downtown Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel. Situated on Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile among world-class shopping, restaurants, and entertainment, this luxurious Chicago, Illinois hotel is within walking distance to the Windy City's top attractions, including Navy Pier, American Girl Place, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Theater and Museum Districts. Stylish Chicago accommodations offer chic upgrades including flat screen TVs, Marriott's Revive(R) bedding, and ergonomic chairs with sleek, modern desks. With 65,000 square feet of versatile event space, this Chicago luxury hotel creates the perfect elegant setting for successful business engagements, memorable social gatherings, and exquisite wedding receptions. Experience the remarkable revival of a Chicago, Illinois hotel at the extraordinary and transformed Chicago Marriott Downtown.

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