SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 18, 2014 14:50 ET

Hotel in Little Rock Marks the Fourth With Festival-Style Celebration

Little Rock Marriott 4th of July Extravaganza Includes Food and Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK, AR--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2014) - Fireworks are synonymous with 4th of July celebrations, which is why everyone is always looking for a great view without the crowds. Visitors and locals of Little Rock, AR can enjoy the spectacular show in a relaxing setting with the 4th of July Extravaganza at the Little Rock Marriott.

The festival-style celebration at this downtown Little Rock hotel includes private access to its Riverview Room and Terrace, offering grand views of the river and a front-row seat to the fireworks. Guests will enjoy a BBQ buffet dinner with a menu that includes a burger and hot dog grill station, BBQ chicken, chipotle street corn, watermelon, honey-mustard slaw, loaded potato salad and bananas and apples on sticks, covered with chocolate, caramel fondue and assorted toppings. Live entertainment will be provided by Arkansas's very own Tragikly White, an award-winning cover band covering rock and pop hits from across the decades.

Those attending the 4th of July Extravaganza at this hotel near Little Rock airport will also have private access to Riverfront Park, which stretches 11 blocks along the south bank of the Arkansas River. The 33-acre park will host its own celebration, which guests can attend throughout the day. The complimentary 31st annual Pops on the River is a family-friendly event with food, fireworks and music from the Symphony Orchestra. The park party kicks off at noon with activities for the kids, a classic car show, marketplace, food trucks and live entertainment. Guests can stay outside for the fireworks show, which starts at 9:30pm, or head back to the hotel, where they can enjoy a great view -- minus the big crowds -- from the Riverview Room and Terrace.

About the Little Rock Marriott
The Natural State's only full-service Marriott is located in the heart of the River Market District, offering a destination for both business and leisure travelers. Each of this Little Rock hotel's 418 spacious guest rooms and suites offer a stylish, comfortable stay, with amenities including a 42-inch LCD TV, complimentary high-speed Internet access, a desk, marble bathroom, in-room dining, coffee/tea maker and pillow-top mattress. Club Level accommodations offer stunning river and downtown views, while suites feature dedicated spaces for living and dining. In its effort to offer guests the best stay possible, the hotel's restaurant is currently under renovation. In August, the Heritage Grille Steak & Fish will debut a new menu featuring prime steaks, while the Lobby Lounge will transform into Marriott's signature Greatroom, a flexible space to meet and eat; both are offering limited service during the upgrade. The Café will remain as-is, serving Starbucks® Coffee, house-made cakes and pastries, salads, yogurts, assorted drinks and dessert items. Couples and corporations will both find the event space they're looking for here. With 400,000 square feet of meeting rooms, ballrooms and banquet halls, the Little Rock Marriott can accommodate conferences and celebrations alike. Guests with time to relax and explore can spend time in the fitness center and sauna, or head out to nearby sights including the Clinton Library, Heifer Village and River Market Entertainment District.

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