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Marriott International

August 31, 2012 14:28 ET

Celebrate Fall With Spectacular Local Events and Great Rates Plus Breakfast at a Premier Hotel in Long Island, NY

Long Island Marriott Invites Visitors to Enjoy Comfortable Accommodations for Cirque du Soleil's Acrobatic Extravaganza and Other Fall Events

UNIONDALE, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 31, 2012) - September is a great time for festive events and with grand hotel deals, Long Island visitors will find plenty to celebrate as summer rolls into fall.

With plenty of festivities scheduled in the area, travelers can enjoy comfortable accommodations at Long Island Marriott and then pick and choose from an exciting lineup of events. Whether looking for the wow factor of the always impressive Cirque du Soleil: Dralion set for September 5-8, 2012 at Nassau Coliseum or local traditions like the Bellmore Street Festival & Carnival planned for September 20-23, families, couples and even groups will find plenty of fun things to do at event venues in Long Island.

Recently reviewed as "jaw-dropping excitement," Dralion integrates the age-old traditions of Chinese acrobatic arts with the amazing multidisciplinary feats of Cirque du Soleil for a visual experience like no other. Talented acrobats, dazzling costumes and vibrant characters convey to life a balance between man and nature for an extraordinary performance that is sure to bring entertainment to all. Ticket information may be found at http://www.ticketmaster.com/Cirque-du-Soleil-Dralion-tickets/artist/1455345.

For a more relaxed weekend, the Bellmore festival includes exhibits, attractions and entertainment for the entire family with 25 square blocks filled with rides, a kids' expo, midway, military expo, fitness and karate demonstrations, live entertainment and dance, animal exhibits and a petting zoo, auto show, home expo, character parade, over 150 craft vendors and much, much more. More information about this and other Long Island events and attractions can be found at http://www.discoverlongisland.com/, where travelers will find details about vineyards, pumpkin patches and organic farms; miles of white sand beaches with fishing and lighthouses; outlet centers and top brand malls; world-class golf, along with historic sites, art museums and theaters that fill the area, leaving no day uneventful for those seeking a Long Island adventure.

Adding value to the adventure, the Long Island Marriott, one of the premier hotels near Nassau Coliseum NY, offers great rates and even a Stay for Breakfast package so the travel budget can expand to include exceptional events and some quality time. Offering a variety of deals and discounts, guests at this stylish hotel will find lodging options that include a concierge level for added amenities. And, for extra pleasure and convenience, the hotel features a fitness center, two racquetball courts, an indoor pool, relaxing whirlpool and is home to the SophistiCut Hair Salon for personal services and treatments.

About the Long Island Marriott
The Long Island Marriott is located adjacent to the Nassau Coliseum and not only provides travelers with well-appointed guest rooms, gracious services and exceptional hospitality; but welcomes both business and leisure travelers to experience its exceptional banquet and meeting facilities for hosting elegant social receptions, inspiring corporate conferences and successful trade events. With 28,000 square feet of event space, a staff of skilled culinary artists and dedicated event managers, this luxury hotel easily sets the standard for service and satisfaction among Long Island travelers.

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