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6/15/2011 - The Orlando International Airport and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Celebrate America's Birthday Set to Music

ORLANDO, FL. – Liberty Weekend will fill the air with more power than usual at Orlando International Airport. As aircraft take flight and land outside, inside the soaring sounds of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will resonate throughout the main terminal. On Saturday night, June 25, The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport and the Orchestra invite the community, visitors and travelers to share in a musical celebration of freedom. This year’s theme of “The Blessings of Liberty” will feature patriotic classics, along with contemporary favorites, from composers like Sousa, Copland and Bernstein. Another highlight of the evening will be a salute to all of our nation’s veterans.

The tribute, by world class musicians, in a world class airport, will begin at 8:00 p.m. in the atrium of the Hyatt Regency Hotel near the entrances to gates 60-129 at Orlando International Airport. To offer access to as many guests as possible, attendees will receive three hours of complimentary garage parking.

For those looking to make their experience even more memorable, the Hyatt has a pair of special Liberty Weekend packages available:

  • The Deluxe Liberty Weekend Package includes deluxe room accommodations, a VIP reception followed by a gourmet dinner for two served on the hotel balcony and a Sunday morning breakfast for two with a jazz ensemble in the Hemisphere Restaurant.
  • The Liberty Dinner Package includes a VIP reception and a gourmet dinner for two served on the hotel’s balcony overlooking the orchestra.

To reserve a Liberty Weekend special package, call 407-825-1234, extension 1315. All offers include complimentary valet parking at the Hyatt.

Liberty Weekend 2010 performance at Orlando International Airport
Liberty Weekend 2010 performance at Orlando International Airport

Liberty Weekend is free and open to the public. The popular event gives the Orlando International Airport the opportunity to showcase its unparalleled design and ambiance in a unique setting; a crescendo of patriotic music set against the backdrop of one of America’s busiest airports.

Orlando International Airport served nearly 35 million passengers in 2010, with a record 3.2 million international visitors.

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For more information, contact Carolyn Fennell or Rod Johnson at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.

 

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