ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) -  "Spirited" summer events are plentiful in Arlington's Crystal City neighborhood and guests of a premier Arlington, VA hotel will find themselves just steps away from one of the most exciting events of the season when the 6th Annual Vintage Crystal: A Taste of Wine and Jazz ignites on September 16, 2012.

Tantalizing event-goers with more than 30 different wines and complimentary samples of favorite dishes from local eateries this fun and tasty event is an ideal outing to include in a relaxing late summer getaway. With plenty of jazz music filtering through the air, attendees receive unlimited tastes and a wine glass for their $20 admission, or may purchase a "food ticket only" for just $10. 

And the fun doesn't stop there! Enjoy Vintage Crystal's "Wine in the Water Park" with tastings from 6 to 10 p.m. each Friday in September. Come out to experience the unique sound of DJ Adrian Loving while focusing on wine and beer selections carefully procured by the Washington Wine Academy and snacks from Jaleo. Held at the Crystal City Water Park across from 1750 Crystal Drive in Arlington, admission and snacks are free, while wine and beer tastings are priced at $5 and $4, respectively.

Keeping with the aura of festivities these gatherings lend no driving worries to guests of the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport hotel in Arlington, VA, conveniently located next door to the festival plaza and just a few more steps away from the waterfront park.

An exciting destination in itself, the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport has recently completed a $7 million transformation that makes it an ideal choice for those seeking a hotel in the Washington, DC area whether traveling for leisure or planning a business event. Boasting an exciting new Greatroom, the hotel's lobby offers guests plenty of space for socializing, relaxing, working or dining. Communal tables, semi-private alcoves and high tech work stations make it easy to feel right at home whether meeting up with friends before heading out to any of the area's many festivals and events or joining with business associates for pre-meeting planning.

A distinctive hotel near Washington, DC airport terminals at DCA, this Marriott offers convenient complimentary shuttle service, on-site Metro access and family-friendly amenities that include the largest indoor pool in the Crystal City area and a 24-hour fitness center. Fully equipped with more than 10,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space, an attentive staff and professionally designed menus to meet the needs of any occasion, the Marriott is an ideal site for corporate conferences, family reunions, inspirational meetings and elegant weddings.

About the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport

The Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport is a sophisticated hotel welcoming guests with impressive style and pampering amenities that set it apart from all the rest. Featuring the newly introduced BELL20 Restaurant and Tavern, guests don't have far to go to find tantalizing breakfast, lunch and dinner menus and a chic location for relaxing with family and friends at day's end. Conveniently located to provide easy access to many of the area's favored sightseeing attractions, shopping, theaters and more, this vibrant Marriott property is an excellent choice for those seeking a memorable hotel experience.

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Lori Esposito
Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport