Florida Dance Festival is held in sunny Tampa, FL. Tampa’s rich blend of cultures and tropical setting make it an idea vacation destination. In addition to classes and performances, the Festival’s urban setting offers participants a multitude of attractions, sightseeing tours, museums and galleries, shops, and colorful nightlife to explore and enjoy.

Tampa is served by one major airport; Tampa International Airport (TPA) is 20-25 minutes from the University of South Florida campus. Shuttle services available. Contact 727-572-1111 or www.supershuttle.com for more information. Taxi service is also available. Taxi fare is approximately $28-$32.

Students are housed in college dormitories with others of similar age. Double rooms are available. Students ages 11-17 living on campus must utilize the meal plan. Please see registration pages for pricing. You are a short walk from the Marshall student center, library, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Sbarro, Moes, Burger King, and the recreation center.

The University police are easily accessible and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Allied Barton Security Firm provides additional services between midnight and 3am in the residence hall area. Additionally, the USF SAFE team provides a free safe ride service to and from any on campus location from 7pm -2am nightly.

Regular parking will cost $5 per day. Please email floridadanceinfo@gmail.com if you plan on having a car on campus. For those people staying in the dorms, no car is necessary as everything is within walking distance.

If you can only stay a few days, many of the hotels listed below offer a special USF rate. If you choose one of these hotels, state that you are visiting the University of South Florida.

Best Western All Suites Hotel
3001 University Center Drive
Tampa, FL 33612

Crowne Plaza Hotel at Sabal Park
120221 Princess Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

Embassy Suites Hotel (on USF Tampa campus)
3705 Spectrum Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612

Extended Stay America Temple Terrace near USF
12242 Morris Bridge Road
Temple Terrace, FL 33637

La Quinta Inn & Suites USF near
Busch Gardens 3701 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33612
Towne Place Suites Marriott
6800 Woodstork Road
Temple Terrace, FL 33637

Residence Inn Marriott
13420 North Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL 33637


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