March 8-9, 8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Student Days at the Festival
All schools that have tickets for these events will have the opportunity to hear from 46 incredible YA authors!
Saturday, March 10, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Community Day at the Festival
The Festival is FREE and open to the Public!
All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Local dining & hotel options
La Siesta +*
Carmen's Taqueria *
The Boulevard +
Slick Pig +
Marina's on the Square ^$
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger ^*
The Alley ^$
Five Senses $
B McNeel's ^$
City Cafe ^
Thai Spice Restaurant +
Kleer-Vu Lunchroom *
Parthenon Grille $
Cathay Asian Bistro $
Fat Mo's *
Blue Coast Burrito *
The Bunganut Pig Pub & Eatery $
The Green Dragon $
+near MTSU, *cheap eats, $more upscale, ^near Historic Downtown
In addition to these local eats, a variety of national chain restaurants can be located in the plaza at S Rutherford Blvd and E Main St (close to MTSU), and at The Avenue on Medical Center Pkwy (close to Embassy Suites and other hotels).
Quality Inn Murfreesboro - 2135 South Church Street
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Murfreesboro - 1850 Old Fort Parkway
Holiday Inn Express Murfreesboro - 165 Chaffin Place
Comfort Suites Murfreesboro - 226 North Thompson Lane
Super 8 Hotel Murfreesboro - 127 Chaffin Place
Hampton Inn Murfreesboro - 325 North Thompson Lane
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Murfreesboro - 175 Chaffin Place
Best Western Chaffin Inn Murfreesboro - 168 Chaffin Place
Clarion Inn Murfreesboro - 2227 Old Fort Parkway
Sleep Inn Murfreesboro - 193 Chaffin Place
Residence Inn by Marriott Murfreesboro - 1409 Conference Center Blvd
Embassy Suites Murfreesboro - 1200 Conference Center Blvd
Hilton Garden Inn Murfreesboro - 1335 Conference Center Blvd
1301 East Main St.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
SE-YA Bookstore located in Student Union Bdlg.
1768 MTSU Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Driving directions from the interstate (to avoid construction/TSSAA traffic):
Head north on S Church St toward Westgate Blvd
Turn right onto S Rutherford Blvd
Turn left onto Alumni Dr
Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly right to stay on Alumni Dr
Turn right onto Blue Raider Dr