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Marriott International

April 15, 2014 16:19 ET

West Palm Beach Marriott Puts Guests Steps From Sunfest Music Festival

Ellie Goulding, Robin Thicke and Alice In Chains Among Performers at 5-Day Festival

WEST PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2014) - After 32 years, the annual West Palm Beach Sunfest Music Festival is set to draw its biggest crowd yet -- and for good reason. From April 30th to May 4th, the family-friendly festival will welcome some of the biggest names in music, from Kid Rock to Robin Thicke, just steps away from this West Palm Beach, FL hotel.

More than 165,000 visitors are expected to attend this year's festival, with more than 50 musical acts taking to multiple stages over the 5-day event. The lineup for 2014 includes Ellie Goulding, Pretty Lights, The Goo Goo Dolls, Young the Giant, J. Cole, Alice In Chains, Daughtry, Doobie Brothers, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Blues Traveler.

Set along the waterfront of Flagler Drive, just a short walk from this hotel near CityPlace West Palm Beach, the annual festival offers more than music. A juried arts and crafts show will feature the work of more than 140 national artists showcasing jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture and pottery. The festival opens its doors early on Friday for Kids' Day, when more than 200 children with special needs can enjoy music, food, activities and gifts in an attentive environment. Throughout the festival, the Youth Park welcomes families with activities and entertainment. Closing out the festival on Sunday will be a spectacular fireworks show set to music.

Tickets to the Sunfest Music Festival start at just $30 for adults and $8 for kids. To purchase tickets in advance and learn more about the lineup of musical performances and activities, visit www.sunfest.com/.

About the West Palm Beach Marriott
Nothing beats location -- except perhaps a location that's enhanced by an amazing hotel like the West Palm Beach Marriott. This hotel in West Palm Beach, FL may be just minutes away from the dazzling beach, the Palm Beach International Airport and the bustling downtown, but it has plenty to recommend it inside, too. Lodging at this West Palm Beach hotel includes 352 recently renovated guest rooms and suites with the latest technology (iHome docking stations, flat-panel televisions, free Internet) alongside plush bedding, while the 24-hour fitness center and heated pool provide convenient options for those looking to relax somewhere other than the beach. Dining is both pleasurable and exciting, thanks to the seasonal menus at Bistro Ten Zero One; and with an onsite Starbucks, getting one's daily caffeine fix is a breeze. Those traveling for business will enjoy close proximity to the Palm Beach County Convention Center as well as 16 meeting rooms and a full-service business center. Events, meanwhile, find creative expression at this hotel, where 18,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space is beautifully matched with menus that can accommodate any preference, custom or tradition. And that trumps location alone any day.

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