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July 13, 2010 10:38 ET

Thousand Oaks Lodging Perfect for Malibu Arts Festival

Renowned Annual Event Draws Artists to Malibu

AGOURA HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  Malibu takes on an even more enchanting atmosphere July 24-25 when the Malibu Chamber of Commerce hosts the Malibu Arts Festival which has come to be known as one of the most beautiful outdoor art festivals in the nation. Artisans participating in this festive event will include more than 200 award-winning painters, photographers, sculptors and other unique artists, all displaying incredible pieces of original art at the Malibu Civic Center at 23555 Civic Center Way between Cross Creek and Webb Way.

Festival goers and exhibitors alike will appreciate Ventura County hotel accommodations that provide luxury accommodations at an affordable rate. In celebration of the event, the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel is offering a special rate of just $99* for both vendors and attendees. Located just 20 minutes from the site of this year's event, the Renaissance is one of the most distinctive hotels near Thousand Oaks and is nestled at the base of the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains providing guests with easy access to many of the area's attractions.

In addition to providing great rates for the weekend, the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel is joining with nearly 50 other area businesses as a participant with a booth in the Chamber Member Village area and will host a coloring contest for the kids and a raffle for attendees. Prizes offered include a $50 gift certificate to the hotel's popular H2O Sea Grill Restaurant and a gift certificate for a one-night weekend stay. Guests at the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel will enjoy spacious guest rooms and suites, along with lavish hotel amenities for first-class comfort and exceptional service. Stylish and sophisticated, the hotel features an on-site fitness center and outdoor pool for added comfort and relaxation. Plush hotel bedding ensembles featuring crisp linens and down comforters are perfect after a long day at the festival and guests can take advantage of creative California-style cuisine at the hotel's popular H2O Sea Grill restaurant or enjoy drinks and lighter fare at the Liquid Lounge.

The festival is free and opens daily at 10 a.m. and also includes live music by popular local musicians. The Malibu Optimist Club will serve a Pancake Breakfast each morning from 8 to 11 a.m. and children will find fun at the Kid's Village located next to the breakfast area, where they can create their own art with professionals from 'Kidz Art Innovators.' Food items are also available throughout the day, offering fair-like cuisine including hot dogs, gourmet sausages, hamburgers, milk shakes, funnel cakes and shaved ice. And, no California event is complete without a Wine Garden that offers wine tasting, music and more! A Gelato and Coffee Garden will also be in operation.

To take advantage of these special rates at the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel travelers should call the hotel at 1-818-665-4253 and mention MALIBU ARTS FESTIVAL. 

*Rates are per room per night and tax is additional.

About the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel

The Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel is located near many major corporate offices and popular area attractions making it a great choice whether traveling for business or pleasure. The hotel offers wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, complimentary on-site parking and a variety of business services essential to corporate meeting planning. Malibu, California is a perfect destination for business conferences and corporate meetings and the Renaissance Agoura Hills offers 17,000 square feet of flexible event space, onsite exhibition space and full-service catering.