Countdown to 2013 celebration begins, ends at Kansas City Marriott Downtown

November 23, 2012 – Kansas City, MO – Downtown Kansas City is where urban revelers get their 2013 started on a high note. Kansas City’s largest hotel, the Marriott Kansas City Downtown, and the Kansas City Convention Center team up to create a New Year’s celebration to remember – right in the heart of KC’s urban renaissance. The hotel offers two romantic, fun-filled package options:

The New Year’s Eve Grand Package features two tickets to THE downtown event of the year and includes deluxe room with Revive bedding, bottle of Champagne, party hats and horns, breakfast for two in MetropolitanKC, and late check-out. A highlight of the package is the celebration in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening includes an elegant dinner buffet with seafood extravaganza, slow roasted prime rib, sushi, chicken St. Andrew, mashed potato bar, wild risotto and dueling flambé dessert stations; dancing to ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s tunes by one of America’s hottest soul/R&B dance bands, Hal Wakes and the Atlantic Express; a countdown followed by Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Casino games, a DJ, caricature artists and KC Photobooth offer options for creating and preserving memories. Package is from $299 with an additional night at $109. A single package is available on request and additional tickets at $99 each are available at the box office or through Ticketmaster.

The New Year’s Eve Silver Package puts guests in the heart of the city’s Power & Light Entertainment District. The package includes deluxe accommodations, a chilled bottle of Champagne and breakfast, buffet for two in MetropolitanKC, and a late check-out. Package is from $259 with optional second night at $109.

Both packages include complimentary use of the newly updated fitness center and indoor pool. Rates are exclusive of tax and gratuity and subject to availability. Advance reservations are required and may be made by calling 816-421-6800 or online at and requesting promotion code EVE.

About Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Kansas City’s largest convention hotel offers 983 guest rooms and 100,000 square feet of diverse banquet and meeting space spread out through 42 different function rooms in two towers connected by an elevated walkway. Information is available by calling 816-421-6800 or visiting

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