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TRANSPORTATION

The Festival does not provide transportation. Transportation remains the responsibility of each individual and high school.


PARKING

New Parking information will be provided on 8/15


Directions to the Bone Student Center (100 N. University St., Normal, IL 61761) 

Meals

ADVANCED PURCHASE MEAL TICKETS (OPTIONAL)


More Meal information will be provided on 8/15.

Watterson Dining Commons is open for Theatre Festival participant’s lunches. A $17.60 meal ticket provides lunch for one person on both Friday and Saturday. All meal tickets MUST be purchased in advance. These can be purchased when filling out the School Registration Form.

One price provides the participant with an all-you-can-eat lunch for both days. This includes items such as pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, a salad bar, and home-style hot entrees. The cafeteria will be open from 11:00 am until 2:30 pm Friday and Saturday.


ON CAMPUS EATERIES

More information regarding on campus eateries will be provided on 8/15.


Lodging

Illinois High School Theatre Festival Hotels 
January 9 – 11, 2020

Many thanks to the Marriott Hotel (309-862-9000) for their generous support of the 2020 Festival as the host hotel for the All-State Company and staff of Aida.

NOTES: The Illinois High School Theatre Festival holds no responsibility for arranging hotel accommodations. Blocks of rooms are set up as a service. Hotels that have a price quote have set aside rooms for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival. When calling any of the following hotels, you must ask for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival room block. All room blocks will expire at these hotels in early December, so be sure to book rooms early.


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2020 HOTEL LODGING INFORMATION
The following hotels have room blocks on hold for Schools coming into town for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival.  Each School must call in to reserve their own rooms. You need to ask for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival block in order to receive these discounted rates.  Each hotel has a cut-off date which is usually 3-4 weeks out from the Festival.
Hotels

Baymont Inn
6 Traders Cir.
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-4070
$80.00
Book by: 1/1/20
Includes Continental Breakfast
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Best Western Plus
604 1/2 IAA Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-808-0628
$109.00
Book by: 12/13/19
Includes full hot buffet
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Candlewood Suites
203 Susan Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
309-862-4100
$94.99+
Book by: 12/20/19
Nothing included
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Comfort Suites East
310B Greenbriar Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
309-452-8588
$99.00
Book by: 12/27/19
Nothing included
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Country Inn & Suites Airport
2403 E. Empire St.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-3100
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Country Inn & Suites West
923 Maple Hill Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-828-7177
$69.00
Book by: $69.00
Nothing included
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Courtyard by Marriott
310A Greenbriar Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
309-862-1166
$99.00
Book by: 12/9/19
Nothing included
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Doubletree by Hilton
10 Brickyard Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-664-6446
$117.00
Book by: 12/19/19
Includes breakfast
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Eastland Suites
1801 Eastland Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-0000
$129+
Book by: 12/19/19
Includes hot breakfast
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Fairfield Inn
1014 Wylie Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61705
309-827-8000
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Hampton Inn & Suites Normal
320 S. Towanda Ave.
Normal, IL 61761
309-452-8900
$121
Book by: 12/9/19
Includes breakfast
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Hotels

Hawthorn Suites
One Lyon Ct.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-829-8111
$99.95
Book by: 12/20/19
Includes breakfast
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Holiday Inn Airport
3202 E. Empire St.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-4700
$119.00+
Book by: 12/20/19
Includes breakfast coupons
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Holiday Inn Express Normal
1715 Parkway Plaza Dr.
Normal, IL 61761
309-862-1600
$99.00
Book by: 12/26/19
Includes breakfast
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Holiday Inn Express West
1031 Wylie Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61705
309-820-9990
$84.00
Book by: 12/26/19
Includes deluxe continental breakfast
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Hyatt Place
200 Broadway Ave.
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-9288
$119.00
Book by: 11/24/19
Includes hot buffet
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Marriott
201 Broadway Ave.
Normal, IL 61761
309-862-9000
$130.00
Book by: 12/16/19
Nothing included
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Parke Regency
1413 Leslie Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-4300
$109.00
Book by: 12/9/19
Includes hot breakfast
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Radisson
8 Traders Circle
Normal, IL 61761
309-862-0101
$104+
Book by: 12/12/19
Includes on the go bag
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Residence Inn by Marriott
2160 Ireland Grove Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-661-9822
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The Chateau
1601 Jumer Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-2020
$80.00
Book by: 12/20/19
Includes hot breakfast
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