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 40 incredible YA authors!
Registration for school groups is now open via email.
Contact us to be added to the list of recipients.
Saturday, March 9
9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Community Day at the Festival
The Festival is FREE and open to the Public!
All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Information booth in the MTSU Student Union Bldg.
1301 East Main St.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
SE-YA Bookstore & Information Booth
located in Student Union Bdlg.
1768 MTSU Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Driving directions from I-24 E - from Nashville
(to avoid construction/TSSAA traffic):
Head southeast on I-24 E
Take exit 81B to merge onto US-231 N/S Church St toward Murfreesboro
Merge onto US-231 N/S Church St
Turn right onto Middle Tennessee Blvd
Turn right onto E Main St
Turn left onto Womack Ln
Turn right onto Alumni Dr
Use our campus map to locate parking -
Ezell lot, Library lot, Bragg lot are your best options.
Student day: registration/check in is the College of Education (COE) Bldg
Community day: Information booth is located in the Student Union Bldg.
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