Marcus Hotels & Resorts is the Champion of the Community Partner for
the Second Annual Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile Father’s Day
MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 21, 2013--
The second annual Milwaukee
IndyFest is fast approaching, taking place June 14 -15 at the
legendary Milwaukee Mile at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. As the
Champion of the Community Partner and official hotel and catering
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), is proud to host a variety of
activities in preparation for this year’s IZOD IndyCar Series race.
“We are extremely excited to again partner with Andretti Sports
Marketing on the second annual Milwaukee IndyFest at the Milwaukee Mile.
Last year’s race was a huge success and we know this year will be even
better. We encourage everyone to come down to the Milwaukee IndyFest
Street Party on June 13 and enjoy some great music, food and beer from
the new Miller Time Pub & Grill. There will also be a vintage car show,
House of Harley Davidson parade and more exciting entertainment in
anticipation of this thrilling race weekend. We look forward to making
the IZOD IndyCar Series race an annual Father’s Day tradition for years
to come,” said Chris Anderson, senior vice president, sales, marketing
and brand development for Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
Milwaukee IndyFest Street Party - Thursday,
June 13 adjacent to the Hilton Milwaukee
Based on last year’s success, Marcus Hotels & Resorts is ready to
kick-off the 2013 Milwaukee IndyFest with its second annual Milwaukee
IndyFest Street Party Thursday, June 13 from 5
p.m. to 10 p.m. in the parking lot located on 5th and
Wisconsin streets across from the Hilton
Milwaukee hotel. The street party is FREE to all attendees
and is open to the public. After the street party ends at 10 p.m., the
celebration continues in the Miller
Time Pub & Grill.
Even better than last year, guests can look forward to:
Live music beginning at 5 p.m. with Uprising, a local pop/rock
band and finishing with Milwaukee favorite, The Eddie Butts Band
Food and beer from Miller Time Pub & Grill, highlighting
its new beer-inspired menu including a selection of craft burgers
,Wisconsin cheese curds, and other soon to be favorite menu items
IZOD IndyCar Series race driver appearances and autograph session;
special appearance by Michael Andretti
Second annual car show with prizes. Registration is $10 per car
before June 8 and includes two Marcus Theatres movie passes. Day-of
registration is $15 per car. Best of Show winner receives two access
passes to the Marcus Club for Saturday, June 15 and an overnight stay
at the winner’s choice of The Pfister Hotel, Hilton Milwaukee or the
Popular House of Harley-Davidson parade as well as their
Bring the whole family! There will be a Kids Zone with face
painting, a giant slide, fun racing events and a bounce house
All registration fees for the car show and 5% of food and beverage
purchases will be donated to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the
official charity of Milwaukee IndyFest.
For more information on the Milwaukee IndyFest Street Party, please
Marcus Club Returns to Milwaukee IndyFest 2013
Looking to enjoy the race in high-fashion? Look no further than the
Marcus Club VIP hospitality area located in the heart of the IndyCar
paddock. The Marcus Club allows race fans to take in all the action from
a private viewing platform located next to the entry of pit road. The
Marcus Club offers guests a gourmet lunch buffet, snacks, cash bar with
four complimentary drink tickets, private restrooms, a shuttle to and
from IndyFest, free parking at the Hilton Milwaukee and infield access
passes Friday, June 14 or Saturday, June 15. The exclusive VIP club will
also feature appearances by members of the legendary open-wheel racing
family Michael and Marco Andretti, as well as other prominent IZOD
IndyCar Series drivers, legends and industry leaders. Marcus Club
members will be able to interact with these racing stars during
exclusive Q&A and autograph sessions.
Tickets for the Marcus Club are on sale now for $79 on Friday and $110
to get your Marcus Club tickets today!
Overnight Packages Still Available
Overnight packages are still available for this exciting race weekend!
Book with Marcus Hotels & Resorts to receive exclusive access to
Milwaukee IndyFest events and shuttle transportation to and from the
Milwaukee IndyFest Marcus VIP Club Package for Saturday starting at
Overnight accommodations at the Hilton MilwaukeeSaturday, June 15
Two admission passes to the Marcus Club on Saturday, June 15
Two infield access passes (Coors Light Music & Beer Garden, Family Fun
Zone, Vintage Car Corral and IZOD IndyCar Fan Village)
Shuttle service to and from Milwaukee IndyFest
Complimentary parking at the Hilton Milwaukee
Additional 1 and 2 night packages are available, in addition to
special room rates at The Pfister Hotel and the InterContinental
Milwaukee, and can be booked at www.mkepackages.com/indyfest
or by calling 1-877-704-5327.
Hotel packages do not include grandstand race tickets which can
purchased separately online at the Milwaukee IndyFest website: www.milwaukeeindyfest.com.
Companies interested in sponsorships and hospitality tents should please
contact Charlie Legeman at 704-241-8412 or at Charlie.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on Milwaukee IndyFest, please visit: http://www.milwaukeeindyfest.com.
For more information on the latest news and updates from Marcus Hotels &
Resorts, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com.
About Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Hotels & Resorts, a division of The
Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), owns and/or manages 20 hotels,
resorts and other properties in 11 states. A force in the hospitality
industry, Marcus Hotels & Resorts provides expertise in management,
development and historic renovations. The company’s portfolio includes a
wide variety of properties including city-center meeting hotels, upscale
branded first-class hotels. For more information on the latest news and
updates, please visit: http://media.marcushotels.com
and follow the company on Facebook
About Milwaukee IndyFest
Milwaukee IndyFest will take place Father's Day weekend, June 14-15, at
the legendary Milwaukee Mile, the longest continually operating speedway
in the world to celebrate it's 110th Anniversary. In 2012, Michael
Andretti brought racing back to the Milwaukee area as event promoter
with Andretti Sports Marketing Wisconsin, LLC is a subsidiary of
Andretti Sports Marketing, LLC. Based in Indianapolis with regional
offices in Toronto, New York and Fort Lauderdale, Andretti Sports
Marketing, LLC manages turnkey marketing solutions for its professional
sports marketing clients. The IZOD IndyCar Series race held at the
Milwaukee Mile at the Wisconsin State Fair Park will begin at 3:00 p.m.
CT and 4:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 15. To purchase your tickets,
please visit: www.milwaukeeindyfest.com
or call the Wisconsin State Fair Park box office: (414) 266-7100. Box
office hours are 10AM - 4PM weekdays. Follow us on Facebook.com/MilwaukeeIndyFest
and Twitter: @MKE_IndyFest
to stay updated on all the latest IndyFest news.
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