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Minneapolis Marriott City Center Named Official Hotel Sponsor for Twin Cities PRIDE Festival 2013

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Minneapolis Marriott City Center Named Official Hotel Sponsor for Twin Cities PRIDE Festival 2013

11:10 EDT Wednesday, June 19, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Twin Cities PRIDE Festival, June 28 through 30, at Minneapolis Marriott City Center, the official Minneapolis hotel sponsor for the area's biggest equality weekend. With same-sex marriage officially passing through Minnesota legislature and officially legalized Aug. 1, this year's Pride Festival will be the most exciting yet.

The theme of this year's festival is "I have PRIDE," in honor of the continued support for equality and inclusiveness for LGBT rights in Minnesota. Twin Cities PRIDE Festival will be raising awareness for individuals' dedication to its six pillars: Strength, Enthusiasm, Happiness, Growth, Confidence and Power.

The event will host unique dining options, vibrant entertainment, educational vendors and more. The grand finale is the annual Pride Parade starting at 11 a.m. June 30.

Just steps from the Twin Cities PRIDE Parade route, Pride Fest concerts, succulent dining and premier shopping, the hotel is offering the "Out in Minneapolis" Pride Weekend Package. With this enticing offer, guests receive an upgraded executive suite overlooking the city, a $25 room service credit and an LGBTini cocktail upon arrival.

To make a reservation for the Pride Weekend Package online, use the promotional code 8LG or call 1-800-228-9290. Rates begin at $219 per night and are valid June 27 through 30. Rooms are booking fast, so advanced reservations are required.

About Minneapolis Marriott City Center

Experience award-winning style at the revitalized Minneapolis Marriott City Center, a Metrodome hotel in the heart of downtown consistently ranked in the top 25 U.S. hotels by TripAdvisor. Enjoy one of 500 inviting hotel rooms, including bi-level suites with modern furnishings and skyline views. Relax body and mind inside our serene sauna, or enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness center for convenient downtown recreation. Plan impressive business functions in more than 42,000 square feet of vibrant and flexible gathering space, or savor the elegant details of renovated banquet halls for an unforgettable wedding in Minneapolis. Enjoy access to top Twin City attractions, including the Metrodome, Target Center, Minneapolis Convention Center, Target Field and Nicollet Mall. Experience the pulsating energy of a premier downtown hotel at Minneapolis Marriott City Center.

For more information, to make a reservation or to submit a request for proposal, call 1-888-887-1681 or visit

SOURCE Minneapolis Marriott City Center

For further information: Lauren Mahjoubi, Marketing & eCommerce, Marriott International, (301) 380-2820,

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