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It's Time for the Third Annual Irish Sleepover at the Minneapolis Marriott West

Minneapolis Marriott West hotel's Kip's Irish Pub and Restaurant celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a weekend of deals and special events Click here for high-resolution version

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Mar 11, 2013) - Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend like never before, at the Minneapolis Marriott West and Kip's, its on-site Irish bar and restaurant. You'll enjoy a jam-packed schedule of St. Paddy's-themed events, along with food and beverage specials, with the bonus of not having to think about how you're going to get home. Your comfortable hotel room will be just steps away. Special guestroom rates are available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.

Start off the weekend at Kip's, St. Louis Park's most happening Irish bar, with happy hour on Friday night, starting at 4 pm. Live music from at 9 pm will get the party jumping, and there are $5 Irish beer specials from 6 pm to closing. After an excellent night's sleep in your comfortable guestroom, you'll be able to ease into Saturday morning with a breakfast buffet served from 7am to noon. 

In addition to drink specials all weekend, Saturday night's main event will include green beer, live music with the Tim Malloy's from 7 to 11 pm, and exciting free giveaways. The celebrating continues on Sunday morning with a breakfast buffet from 7 to 11am, and green beer and other bar specials starting at 10 am. The Tim Malloy's will be back with live music at noon and 4:30 pm, along with Karl Remos & Adam Brown, and, of course, live bagpiping!

The kitchen will be serving traditional Irish delicacies like corned beef and cabbage, as well as signature Kip's items like fish and chips and one of the best Reuben sandwiches in town. A full schedule of the weekend's events is at www.kipspub.com

During your stay at this Golden Valley hotel, just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, you'll enjoy the Marriott's spacious guestrooms, all with with ergonomic work stations and high-speed Internet access, as well as pillow-top mattresses, triple sheeting, and plush pillows. Guestrooms also have in-room coffee- and tea-making facilities. The hotel has a fitness room and a concierge desk.

To learn more about the hotel, visit the Minneapolis Marriott West website, where you can book rooms for the St. Patrick's weekend sleepover and other vacations, search packages and deals, learn more about the destination with detailed information on dining, shopping, and attractions, and plan your visit with maps and transportation information.

About the Minneapolis Marriott West hotel
Offering a convenient location, knowledgeable 24-hour staff, comfortable guestrooms, and desirable amenities, the Minneapolis Marriott West aims to make your visit easy and productive. Accommodations are perfect for working and vacationing travelers alike. Guestrooms each have a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a mini-refrigerator, a well-lit work area with with ergonomic chair, luxurious bedding, and high-speed Internet access. Hotel amenities include a fitness center and 12,500 sq. feet of meeting space. The popular Shops at West is nearby, as is Target Field, making this an ideal location for a Twins baseball game or a shopping trip.