2017 Convention Hotel & Travel Information

Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations for the 2017 SETC Convention are now open.

Please support SETC by staying at one of the official convention hotels. Reserve directly with the hotel of your choice, and be sure to mention you’re with SETC.

Getting Around Lexington

  • Lexington Convention Center Parking: View Map | Parking Instructions
    • Cox Street Lot (also know as Manchester Street Lot): Back parking lot
    • High Street Lot: Located directly across from the Hyatt
    • Main St Lot: For staff parking and bus drop off; Located directly off Main Street
  • Walking: Once you’re parked (for free) at Lexington Center (the main convention site), all festival locations and convention activities — not to mention a wide selection of downtown restaurants and attractions — are within walking distance. Several sites are connected by Pedway, so you don’t even have to step outside.
  • Lyft and Uber: Lyft and Uber both provide passenger pick-up and drop-off services. Please arrange with your driver as to a specific meeting location.
  • Taxi and Shuttle Service: Bluegrass Cab, Discount Cab and Yellow Cab provide service departing from the Blue Grass Airport and around town. Taxis are available outside the terminal by the airport’s baggage claim exit. Please contact the individual company for additional information.

Convention Sites

Lexington Center

Main 2017 Convention Site: Check-In & Registration, Auditions (Professional, Graduate and Undergraduate), Banquet & Awards Ceremony, Exhibit Hall, Theatre Job Fair, Workshops

Downtown Arts Center (DAC)

2017 Community Theatre Festival Venue


Hilton Lexington Downtown

Connected to Lexington Center by Pedway: Keynotes, Workshops

Hyatt Regency Lexington

Connected to Lexington Center: Design Competition, Workshops


Lexington Children’s Theatre (LCT)

12th Annual Teachers Institute
2017 Fringe Festival Venue
2017 Ten-Minute Play Festival Venue
2017 Theatre for Youth Invitational Festival Venue
LIVE in Concert: Ripley’s Greatest Hits


Lexington Opera House

Alice Ripley Masterclass & Pizza Party
2017 High School Theatre Festival Venue


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