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Marriott International

June 08, 2012 14:57 ET

Summerfest 2012, Phish and Dave Matthews Concerts Setting the Pace for Fun Summer Vacations in Milwaukee

Hundreds of Performers Making Their Way to 'World's Largest Music Festival'

PEWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwire - Jun 8, 2012) - Summer fun will be captured as music to the ears of the many who make their way to hotels in Pewaukee and the Milwaukee area for an extraordinary lineup of musical festivities beginning June 27 and continuing all the way through July 6-7.

Starting with the opening of Summerfest 2012 and the hundreds of performers making their way to stages at the festival site, all the way through to the Phish and Dave Matthews concerts to be held at the nearby Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, the vibes from varying types of music will be generating summer fun for all ages. Stylish hotels in Brookfield, WI and the surrounding area like the Milwaukee Marriott West make it easy for music fans to enjoy the festivities and comfortable accommodations, just a short drive from Henry Maier Festival Park.

Celebrating its 45th anniversary, Summerfest draws music fans from around the world and has been dubbed the "World's Largest Music Festival" attracting more than 700 bands and many of the music industry's hottest stars. The festival, with its many stages and diverse offerings also attracts emerging talent and local favorites as thriving marketplaces, interactive exhibits, tantalizing food and thirst quenching beverage vendors also rein in on the banks of Lake Michigan and Milwaukee skyline for an unforgettable summertime adventure.

Summerfest 2012 runs for 11 days - June 27-July 1 and July 3-8, (the festival is closed on Monday, July 2) at its lakefront location with daily hours from noon to midnight. The Phish 2012 Summer Tour debuts in Wisconsin at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre with performances on June 30 and July 1, while the Dave Matthews Band 2012 Tour finds its way to Alpine Valley for performances on Friday and Saturday, July 6-7.

With so many things to do, visitors to the Milwaukee area will find accommodations at the Milwaukee Marriott West allow for a peaceful retreat just off of I-94 and close to many other prominent attractions. As one of the premier hotels near Harley Davidson Museum and the Summerfest site, guests enjoy generous Marriott amenities along with a 24-hour business center, an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center and free parking.

The hotel's Bistro 1600 joins other restaurants in Waukesha, WI and the surrounding area in providing music fans with a delectable offering of menu items. Adding to the convenience of this upscale lodging, guests will find the Bistro 1600 open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's Lobby Lounge is also open for evening dining and offers fine handcrafted cocktails in a relaxing atmosphere.

About the Milwaukee Marriott West

The Milwaukee Marriott West welcomes guests with sophisticated accommodations and exceptional service amidst a serene urban setting, just minutes from downtown Milwaukee. A fine selection of impressive guest rooms and spacious hotel suites at this convenient location easily meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers. All rooms are comfortably furnished with pillow top mattresses, cotton-rich linens, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options so guests can get the most out of their relaxation time. A concierge lounge is also available for those seeking additional services.

Contact Information

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    John Wilson
    Milwaukee Marriott West
    262-832-0833
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