SOURCE: Marriott International
DESTIN, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2012) - Serious hotel discounts, grand places to eat in Destin, Florida and the Village of Baytowne Wharf's Annual Beer Fest combine to create a unique opportunity for fall fun at one of the most popular beach destinations in the world.
Just as the Village of Baytowne Wharf sets its target on hosting the 5th Annual Baytowne Beer Fest (October 19-20, 2012), the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard is gearing up to provide attendees a great discount on accommodations and even more opportunities for savings at the nearby Silver Sands Premium Outlets. The hotel's specials in Destin include a discount of 20 percent off their best rate and a "Platinum Rewards" coupon book that can be used at the factory stores with over $800 in savings. Located at the entrance to the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, guests of this stylish choice among all-suite hotels near Elgin AFB and Grand Boulevard enjoy resort privileges and home-like amenities. And, with Beer Fest to be held in the resort's Village of Baytowne Wharf, they will find themselves conveniently situated to easily enjoy all the fun and spirits.
True to its theme of "Beer from Around Here," this year's event will offer a sampling of American specialty beers as well as International craft beers, allowing attendees the opportunity to visit with brewery representatives and fellow beer connoisseurs from around the world.
Southeast region beers will be featured at the Friday night barbecue by Marlin Grill on the Events Plaza Lawn, with a variety of delicious gourmet meats and side items to be paired with beer from Grayton Beer Company, Lazy Magnolia, Abita Beer, Pensacola Bay Brewery, Red Brick Brewing and more. The menu pairings will be a tantalizing offering of entrées including Buffalo Brisket, Venison Sausage, Free Range Chicken, Beef Short Rib, Pulled Pork and Smoked Tuna Dip.
In addition to live entertainment, guests may also register for a Friday evening seminar titled "Three Decades of Craft Beer: A Taste of History and Today" by beer expert John Hall, who is also an award winning author and journalist.
Saturday afternoon's main event will feature beer tasting from more than 40 breweries and live music. A complete schedule of events, ticketing information, a gallery of photos from previous events and other information is available at http://baytownebeerfest.squarespace.com/. Ticket holders will receive a Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest tasting glass for sampling this remarkable offering of ales.
Accommodations may easily be booked online by checking availability at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/vpsri-residence-inn-sandestin-at-grand-boulevard/ or by calling 1-850-650-7811. Make sure you use the code I26 when making the reservation.
About the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel
The Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel allows Florida travelers the opportunity to enjoy budget-friendly accommodations packed with gracious resort amenities. Golf courses, a marina, beach access and luxurious spa are just a few of the services guests can access while enjoying the home-like comforts of the Residence Inn. Full kitchens, separate living and sleeping areas, free high-speed Internet access and complimentary breakfast appeal to many whether traveling for business or pleasure, and for those seeking small meeting venues in Destin, the Residence Inn features upscale facilities ideal for corporate training sessions, interviews, family gatherings and reunions.