Experience the exciting art and culture of downtown Phoenix and stay the night

PHOENIX – (Jan. 27, 2014) – Visitors and locals alike can explore the cultural and artistic core of downtown Phoenix’s art scene with Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel’s new Art Package.

Every first Friday of each month from 6 to 10 p.m., take a self-guided tour of downtown Phoenix galleries, studios and art spaces during a reoccurring event called “First Fridays.” First Fridays is organized by Artlink Phoenix, a local, nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing together artists, the public, and businesses for a greater understanding, appreciation, and promotion of the arts and the development of a strong and vital downtown Phoenix arts community. First Fridays offers a variety of artistic things to see, hear and experience.

Additionally, the hotel and its restaurant, District American Kitchen and Wine Bar, feature an array of art throughout. District American Kitchen and Wine Bar embraces downtown Phoenix’s inherent energy and many local talents. Those who come to dine, or simply enjoy the atmosphere, are immersed in Phoenix’s art scene where local DJs and artists are featured on a rotating basis. The restaurant currently features installed work from well-known local artists Joshua Dean Wiley, Pablo Luna, Lalo Cota and Thomas “Breeze” Marcus, all who are active in supporting public art and/or the growing mural projects throughout the area.

Take time to explore the creative boutiques, vendors and festivities of First Fridays and stay downtown with this exclusive Art Package:

• Rates from $99
• Complimentary overnight self-parking
• Two cocktails at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar during happy hour or reverse happy hour
• Artlink Phoenix map of local galleries upon check-in

This package is based on availability for stays every First Friday through December 2014. To reserve your stay, call (866) 716-8134 and mentioned rate plan LUPKG1 or book online at: www.sheratonphoenixdowntown.com/art.

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 340 N. Third Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
(Located at the northwest corner of Third Street and Van Buren in Downtown Phoenix)

About District American Kitchen & Wine Bar
District American Kitchen and Wine Bar is designed to meld into the fabric of the downtown Phoenix core, embracing its inherent energy with open-air patio seating, local artwork, and live entertainment or DJs. Open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner, the restaurant serves the best of innovative American heritage cuisine, wines, beers, and classic cocktails. District American Kitchen and Wine Bar features a rooftop garden, supports local food purveyors, and offers a wide selection of sophisticated yet accessible regional fare. Patrons can expect new twists on classic favorites as well as traditional favorites reinvented. District American Kitchen and Wine Bar is located at the northwest corner of Third Street and Van Buren in the heart of downtown Phoenix. For restaurant reservations, please call (602) 817-5400 or visit www.districtrestaurant.com.

About Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel opened on September 30, 2008, as the largest hotel in Arizona with 1,000 guestrooms. The hotel features signature services and amenities such as Sheraton Fitness® powered by Core Performance, the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed and the Link@Sheraton experienced by Microsoft®. Set in an urban oasis, the hotel offers guests a 4,500-square-foot outdoor pool and sundeck with an adjacent rooftop herb garden. The hotel provides more than 80,000 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space and a restaurant, District American Kitchen & Wine Bar, with bar and lounge. It is located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix and adjacent the Phoenix Convention Center. For additional information or for reservations, please visit www.sheratonphoenixdowntown.com.

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