SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

September 19, 2011 10:59 ET

Enjoy Brews at the Beach for Your Fall Getaway With Destin, FL Lodging

Resort's Baytowne Wharf Village Host to Fourth Annual Beer Fest

DESTIN, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2011) - It will soon be time to roll out the barrels for some serious fun in the sun and suds at the Fourth Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest set for October 21-22, 2011 at Sandestin, the ultimate choice in Destin, Florida golf resorts.

With festivities to be held daily in the resort's Village of Baytowne Wharf, the event promises participants a sampling of American specialty beers from around the nation. Brewery representatives for more than 100 domestic and international craft beers will be available, offering an opportunity for beer connoisseurs to learn about the different types of lagers and ales.

Travelers taking advantage of Destin, Florida vacation specials to attend Beer Fest will find outstanding offers and impeccable accommodations at the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, conveniently located at the entrance of the 2,400-acre Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Offering beach access and lavish resort privileges, guests will enjoy this Santa Rosa Beach, Florida hotel's spacious suites and home-like conveniences, all priced to be budget-friendly.

Beer Fest is a great opportunity for socializing and checking out the latest new release beers from featured companies such as Rogue Ales, Lazy Magnolia, Sweet Water Brewery, Salty Duck, Young & Wells, Magic Hat Brewing and Jacob Leinenkugel, just to name a few. Ticketing information may be found at the festival's website,

Kicking off the event on Friday will be a BBQ on the Events Plaza Lawn with Marlin Grill, one of the finest places to eat in Destin, Florida, and "Beer from Around Here," a showcase of locally brewed ales and favorites from throughout the region. Live music, fine food and a wide selection of beer and other drinks are sure to combine for a "barrel" of fun.

On Saturday the activities will convene again at 2 p.m., with live performances by Minor Adjustments and Modern Eldorados. A retail tent will be in operation just outside of Lumpy's Wine Bar so guests have the opportunity to purchase specialty beers that are available for the first time and beers that are only available in certain regions.

Saturday's festivities will also include more than 100 Corvettes for viewing as the "Vettes at the Village" car show commences on the Grand Lawn of this premier resort community.

About the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel

The Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel is an all-suite property graciously welcoming Florida travelers and their pets to enjoy its stylish accommodations and exceptional service. Offering complimentary high-speed Internet access, a free hot breakfast buffet and two evening social hours during the week, this hotel's pristine location makes it an exciting destination whether traveling for business or pleasure. Guests enjoy full access to the private beaches, marina, spa, tennis courts and golf courses of the famed Sandestin Resort in addition to the hotel's own game room, swimming pool, hot tub and fitness center.

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    Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
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