SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 25, 2012 13:28 ET

Freedom Fourth Celebration Lights the Sky Near Lodging in Albuquerque

Balloon Fiesta Park Sets the Stage for Diamond Rio, Fireworks Extravaganza

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - Lighting up the majestic New Mexico sky, the finale fireworks of the annual Freedom Fourth celebration in Albuquerque are sure to be spectacular and with special deals at prominent hotels in Albuquerque, travelers can easily enjoy all the festivities along with the comforts of gracious accommodations.

Encompassing the entire 360-acre Balloon Fiesta Park, this year's Freedom Fourth will boast an abundance of live music, family entertainment, food and fireworks as Albuquerque celebrates the Fourth of July. Musical entertainment is slated to begin at 4 p.m. featuring a variety of bands and a special Presentation of Colors by the Falcon Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is set for 7:50. The legendary country band Diamond Rio will take to the main stage at 8 p.m. and the much anticipated fireworks display will conclude the event beginning at 9:15. 

Conveniently located next to the festivities, the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North hotel has created a special package in honor of the celebration, making it easy for travelers and locals to share in the excitement as music fills the air and fireworks light up the already brilliant New Mexico sky. Available only for a limited time, this Albuquerque Marriott's "Freedom Fourth" package includes complimentary breakfast for two, a welcome amenity and deluxe accommodations at a rate of just $124.99*. An upgraded package is also available that includes a room with view of the fireworks for just $149.99*.

These distinctive accommodations in Albuquerque are an ideal choice for those planning a Fourth of July stay in New Mexico's largest city and can easily be booked online by using promotional code FOO at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/abqmc-albuquerque-marriott-pyramid-north/ or by calling 1-800-262-2043.

A perfect opportunity for creating a summer getaway, guests of this stylish lodging in Albuquerque find themselves not only near Balloon Fiesta Park, but located on I-25 in the Journal Center Business Complex with easy access to popular Albuquerque attractions including Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, Historic Old Town and award-winning golf courses.

For added enjoyment, this Albuquerque hotel with indoor pool features the Sandia Grille for full menu breakfast, lunch and dinner options; the High Desert Lounge located inside the hotel's spacious atrium which features a relaxing two-story waterfall; a well-equipped fitness facility and full-service business center.

*Rates are per room per night and valid only 7/1/12 through 7/9/12 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer is not valid for groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion.

About the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
The Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North welcomes guests with warm and vibrant accommodations set against the picturesque Sandia Mountains, attentive service and luxurious amenities. While the hotel offers an array of spacious guest rooms and well-appointed suites, this sophisticated Marriott hotel property also houses 27,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, ideal for business meetings, corporate conferences and elegant social gatherings.

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