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Bridgewater Marriott Hotel Celebrates Warren County Farmer's Fair and Balloon Festival

Hotel Near Raritan, NJ Offers Exclusive Access to the 77th Annual Fair and Hot Air Balloon Festival July 26th - August 2nd

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/14 -- Excitement soars this summer as the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel invites guests to a special celebration at the 77th annual Warren County Farmer's Fair, featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival, July 26th through August 2nd. Located just moments from the event, the hotel provides guests with the perfect vantage point for taking part in this year's fair and festivities.

Now in its 77th year, the Warren County Farmer's Fair is a timeless occasion for families of the region, featuring fun foods, a traditional carnival midway, tractor pulls, and unique contests like the down-and-dirty Mud Bog Competition. This is the 14th year the fair has hosted the Hot Air Balloon Festival, as countless balloons take to the sky to form a truly mesmerizing sight.

Wednesday, July 30th, the Balloon Festival will hold the 8th Annual Bicycle Balloon Race, where courageous bikers strap lightweight bikes to the outside of a balloon's basket and hitch a ride, before setting off for a race back to the fairgrounds. Airhead Invader, the green monster hot air balloon, will again invade the County Fair this year, and the festival will also feature tethered rides and mass hot air balloon launches each evening.

Among other events held at this year's fair, guests can enjoy Demolition Derbies, Hay Bale Rolling Contests, Carnival Rides, traditional BBQ, Truck Pulls and more. The Home and Garden Building will have a variety of plants, vegetables, herbs and fruits on display, while the rest of the grounds will invite guests to browse an array of unique arts and crafts from the region.

Guests of the Warren County Farmer's Fair enjoy two events in one with a single admission allowing entrance to the fair and the balloon festival, each located only moments from the Bridgewater Marriot Hotel, near Raritan, NJ. Admission is just $7 per adult and $4 for children ages 5-12, while children 4 and under get in for free. Complimentary parking is also available onsite at the fairgrounds.

About the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel
Modern, comfortable and convenient, the Bridgewater Marriott hotel offers an elegant stay just 30 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and close to the energy of NYC. Guest convenience is at the forefront of service here with amenities such as free parking, self-service laundry and express check-in and check-out. Just across Bridgewater Commons Mall, this family-friendly hotel is perfect for vacations and puts guests close to Bridgewater Sports Arena and Jack Cust Baseball and Jennie Finch Softball academies. An indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center are great ways to start or end the day. Guest rooms feature plush bedding, a 42-inch LCD cable TV, desk, high-speed Internet access and room service. Dining includes the elegant T-Bones, A Tuscan Steakhouse, which features more than 100 wines, and Martini's Lounge serving creative cocktails and light snacks in a stylish setting. With 16 meeting rooms, including a ballroom and banquet facilities, an executive floor with added amenities and a full-service business center, this Bridgewater hotel is a top choice with corporations.

About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.

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