MargaritavilleThe iconic tourism venue is now open on Destiny USA's third level, near WonderWorks

The venue celebrated with announcement of partnership with Say Yes to Education

Syracuse, N.Y.- Margaritaville hosted its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony this morning in front of the venues location on the third level across from Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill and next to WonderWorks.
Margaritaville at Destiny USA will provide a different glimpse into the Margaritaville lifestyle and offer guests a one of a kind experience. This is the brand's first location in New York State.

As part of the ribbon cutting, Margaritaville announced a strong partnership with local non -profit, Say Yes to Education. On Wednesday, February 4, Margaritaville will make a monetary donation to Say Yes to Education for every person that walks through their doors. Say Yes will also host a silent auction and have more information available about the organization for guests.

"It's wonderful to see Margaritaville jumping right in and developing this great partnership with Say Yes," Rob Schoeneck, General Manager of Destiny USA, stated. "We're thrilled to have them join our dining and entertainment lineup on the third level; they are a stellar addition and will be another unique experience for our guests." 

"It was a true collaboration between the public and private sector over the past several months to get to the point we are today; the opening of Margaritaville," David Holder, President of the Syracuse Convention and Visitor's Bureau, stated. "To see them open their doors this morning is a real showcase of the tourism opportunities that we have in 2015, and the continued success of our efforts to grow Syracuse and Central New York as a tourism destination."

Margaritaville is named after Jimmy Buffett's hit song "Margaritaville." There are several locations around the world in tourist destinations, including United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and island locations throughout the Caribbean. Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, "a state of mind" is now "a state of being."

Destiny USA is a 2.4 million square foot tourist destination in Syracuse, NY that includes a strong mix of luxury outlet tenants, restaurants and entertainment. New brands are continuing to open to create a unique and dynamic consumer shopping experience. A stunning three-story glass atrium provides perfect weather year round. Oxford Economics has projected an annual visitation rate of over 29 million visitors from throughout the U.S. and Canada. Destiny USA is expected to be the second most visited shopping center in the country, according to Travel and Leisure magazine. It is the largest LEED® Gold certified retail commercial building in the world.

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