SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

February 15, 2012 17:27 ET

Apple Blossom Festival Blooms Along With Valley Lodging in Winchester, VA

Annual Springtime Celebration Draws Crowds to Shenandoah Valley

WINCHESTER, VA--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2012) - Spring is making its way to Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley and along with pink and white blooms comes the Valley's 85th Annual Apple Blossom Festival, a family celebration drawing more than 250,000 attendees each year to historic Frederick County, Virginia.

Welcoming guests to the April 27 through May 6, 2012 festivities, pristine Winchester, VA hotels, like the Marriott's TownePlace Suites, offer travelers relaxing and spacious all-suite accommodations so they have plenty of room to experience the week-long festival and the Valley's refreshing spring-drenched countryside.

"Rhapsody in Bloom" has been chosen as theme for this year's event, which includes a combination of parades, band competitions, dances, a carnival, circus, dinners, 10K Race, Firefighters' events and coronation of Queen Shenandoah. "Discovering the Bloom" with gracious "home away from home" accommodations that are designed for both comfort and functionality at this Winchester, VA lodging, guests can revel in the small town atmosphere while being pampered with the convenience of attentive hotel services.

From an apple pie baking contest and music festival to the Queen's Ball and 10K Race, there's something for everyone at this year's event. And, as guests of one of the premier hotels in Winchester, Virginia, festival goers can choose from well-appointed studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, all including fully equipped kitchens, a large desk, voicemail service and complimentary high-speed Internet access from which to enjoy the festivities. Comfortable beds and crisp, cotton linens are standard, along with in-room coffee and tea service, and daily housekeeping. An ideal choice for families, extended-stay travelers, groups or those simply seeking extra space for a more comfortable hotel experience, this stylish Winchester, Virginia lodging is conveniently located just three miles from historic downtown Winchester, site for many of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival events.

Guests of the TownePlace Suites are also treated to a hot and hearty continental or "grab-n-go" breakfast from the hotel lobby to help keep down travel expenses and allow more time for enjoying the festival. Adding to the hotel's relaxing atmosphere, an outdoor patio and barbecue grill make it easy to entertain family and friends or enjoy personal outdoor cooking and dining options. A variety of restaurants are also located nearby with a wide selection of menu options.

Those looking to book Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival accommodations at the TownePlace Suites may do so by clicking on "Check Availability" at or by calling 540-722-2722. More information regarding the festival and its long tradition in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley may be found at

About the TownePlace Suites Winchester
The TownePlace Suites Winchester Hotel is centrally located and welcomes Shenandoah Valley travelers to gracious lodging in Winchester, VA that offers neighborhood-style living near many of the area's prime historic, entertainment and business destinations. Whether traveling for business or leisure, the hotel's welcoming atmosphere and comfortable suites provide everything needed for a delightful hotel experience.

Contact Information

    TownePlace Suites Winchester
    170 Getty Lane
    Winchester, Virginia 22602 USA