SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

October 03, 2012 15:36 ET

Guests Spooked by Night, Partake of Hearty Morning Breakfast at Tarrytown, NY Hotel

Historic Hudson Valley Draws Halloween Crowds With Legendary Spooks, Spectacular Lights

TARRYTOWN, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2012) - There's never a dull moment in the Historic Hudson Valley and Halloween is certainly no exception as events focus on legendary tales to bring about haunting mayhem for those brave enough to step onto the trail of Horseman's Hollow; and majestic light displays at the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze, where more than 5,000 carvings illuminate the valley.

Creating a heart pumping family adventure or couple's escape during this extraordinary time is easy with Hudson Valley hotel offers designed to make travel time fun and hassle free. After an exciting evening in the Valley guests of the Westchester Marriott who book their accommodations with the "Stay for Breakfast" package can enjoy a hearty breakfast in the hotel's Harvest Grille for two adults and up to three children 12 and under. As one of the premier hotels near Sunnyside Tarrytown, the hotel offers rates starting as low as $159* making the "Stay for Breakfast" package ideal for those looking to capture the excitement of the season with these unique and fun-filled events.

Illuminating the grounds of Van Cortlandt Manor, the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze is billed as the tri-state area's biggest, most exciting, most electrifying Halloween event and includes an elaborate display of hand-carved jack o'lanterns and synchronized lighting with sound effects. Set to run for 22 weekend nights October 6 through November 4, 2012, this astounding Halloween event is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime. Last year's Blaze was a sell out, so those planning to attend are encouraged to get their tickets and book accommodations early for a spooktacular Halloween adventure.

For the ultimate in haunted house adventures, Horseman's Hollow transforms Philipsburg Manor into a blood curdling adventure of haunting entertainment. While not recommended for small children and those with health conditions, this event offers eleven evenings of unsuspecting adventures for those willing to follow the trail of the Headless Horseman.

These events, along with storytelling at the Old Dutch Church and daytime festivities of the Legend's Celebration at Washington Irving's Sunnyside can easily fill a weekend with events the entire family will enjoy and with nearby accommodations at the Marriott's hotel in Westchester, there'll be no tricks, only treats of exceptional service, comfortable accommodations and gracious amenities. For more information about Hudson Valley events, visit

To book the "Stay for Breakfast" package, travelers should use promotional code S4B at or call 1-800-228-9290 for reservations.

*Rates are per room per night and valid for Thursday-Sunday stays through 12/31/12 based on availability at the time of reservation. A Friday or Saturday stay and advance reservations are required. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Children must be registered under the same guest room.

About the Westchester Marriott 
The Westchester Marriott is a conveniently situated to provide guests with easy access to travel connections and popular area attractions while pampering them with contemporary accommodations including a welcoming new lobby, spacious guest rooms and exceptional meeting space. Boasting two on-site restaurants, including the famed Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, guests don't have far to go to find everything they need for a relaxed and comfortable hotel stay as the property also features a day spa, fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool and full-service business center. 

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