BUDAPEST, HUNGARY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/12 -- The weather may be cooling down but things are heating up with a full schedule of events in Budapest. Whether you're a music fan or wine connoisseur, you'll find a festival or event to add to your to-do list.
If you're looking for a hotel in the Budapest city center, the Budapest Marriott Hotel is the perfect choice, offering generous amenities, accommodations with Danube River-views and a collection of restaurants. Plus, you'll be able to easily access this fall's biggest events, which include:
Jewish Summer Festival, August 26 to September 4: An introduction to Jewish music, dance, fine art, books and films, with the Great Synagogue in Dohány Street, the second-largest synagogue in the world, at the heart of the festival.
Budapest Summer Festival, through September 8: An outdoor event with musical, dance and theater performances.
Buda Castle Beer Festival, August 29 to September 2: Held near this Budapest hotel, this 5-day festival features 100 domestic and international beers from well-known and up-and-coming breweries. Tastings, hearty food, live entertainment and lessons on history and beer-making are part of the fun.
Budapest International Half Marathon, September 9: Runners end up in City Park after traversing a scenic route from Pest, over the Chain Bridge to Buda, near this hotel's Budapest accommodations, and back to Pest.
Budapest International Wine Festival, September 12 to 16: Held in Buda Castle, this popular festival includes an auction, arts festival, Hungarian gastronomy, live performances and a Wine University where you can learn about the art of wine-making.
National Gallop, September 14 to 18: A celebration of Hungary's equestrian traditions, with a horse race and show featuring the riding skills of local horsemen and women.
Sweet Days Chocolate and Candy Festival, September 20 to 23: Satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolate-making classes, tasting tours and kid-friendly programs. Enjoy fine wine and live music, too.
Budapest International Film Festival, September 29 to October 7: The first-ever BIFF recognizes excellence in documentaries and feature, short and animated films.
For more information on any of the above events, visit http://visitbudapest.travel/budapest-events/.
About the Budapest Marriott Hotel
Set in the heart of this visually stunning city along the Danube River, the Budapest Marriott Hotel offers a multilingual staff, resort-like amenities and beautiful accommodations. Located just steps from major attractions including Budapest Parliament, Chain Bridge and Buda Castle, this charming hotel features spacious accommodations with the comforts of home. Available in king or double configurations, guestrooms are outfitted with an LCD TV, luxurious bath amenities and work space. Suites include separate living and sleeping areas, plus upgraded amenities. While you could work up an appetite shopping along nearby Fashion Street, you'll find a pool, fitness center and Sport Court® here; head to the whirlpool or sauna for post-workout relaxation. This business hotel also offers more than 18,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, with creative catering and planning experts to help create your perfect event. Come meal time, you can choose from a number of in-house options including Peppers! Mediterranean Grill, offering regional cuisine in a contemporary setting; AQVA Lounge Bar, serving small plates, espresso and cocktails in a chilled-out setting; or have your cake and eat it, too, at the Lobby Lounge's daily cake buffet, offered from noon to 10pm.
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