Travel Information

Traveling to Muncie for the 2019 International Trombone Festival?  We’ve got you covered!  Here’s all you need to know to book your reservations, make plans, and get going!

PLEASE NOTE: THE ITF SCHEDULE OVERLAPS WITH THE VERY POPULAR MUNCIE IRONMAN EVENT.  WE RECOMMEND MAKING TRAVEL PLANS AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE!

HOTELS

THE FOLLOWING HOTELS HAVE SPECIAL RATES FOR ITF ATTENDEES.  

Fairfield Inn: 4011 W Bethel Ave, Muncie, IN 47304, 765-282-6666
  • Special ITF rate: $119 per night, for a double or king room
  • To access Festival rates, call the hotel directly, and identify yourself as an International Trombone Festival attendee
Holiday Inn Express: 4201 W Bethel Ave, Muncie, IN 47304, (765) 289-4678
  • Special ITF rate: $119 per night, for a double or king room (rate available until 5/30/2019 only)
  • To access Festival rates, use this direct link: Holiday Inn Express ITF rate
Ball State Campus Hotel: Pittenger Student Center, 765-285-1555
  • ITF attendees receive a 15% discount (rates based on number of people per room; range is $68-85 per night, per guest)
  • To access Festival rates, call the hotel directly, and identify yourself as an International Trombone Festival attendee (or mention block code: 1907INT)

DORMS

DORMS ARE NOW AVAIALBLE THROUGH ITF REGISTRATION.  

On campus housing – Dorms, ADULTS:
Double Occupancy, Per night, Per bed: $65.00
Single Occupancy, Per night, Per room: $70.00

On campus housing – Dorms, YOUTH: TUESDAY, JULY 9 CHECK-IN; SUNDAY, JULY 14 CHECK-OUT (5 NIGHTS), $350.00 (Sorry, partial or extended stays are not available for Youth)
Youth must stay together in a block of designated rooms, and will be assigned to a chaperon/counselor, who will remain with the group, and accompany them to daily events.  Youth Workshop attendees who live locally may opt to commute to daily activities.  In this case, a dorm stay is not required.

ALL DORM ROOMS include $23 per day for a meal plan (required), plus a towel, washcloth, cup, soap, pillow, and bed linens (sheets, blanket and pillowcase). Note: Towels are not washed or replenished daily.  Roommate requests will be honored, as possible.

AIRPORTS

(From Travel Math)

International airports near Muncie, IN

72 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
77 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
81 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport
105 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Domestic airports near Muncie, IN

72 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
77 miles: Indianapolis, IN (IND / KIND) Indianapolis International Airport
81 miles: Dayton, OH (DAY / KDAY) James M. Cox Dayton International Airport
105 miles: Hebron, KY (CVG / KCVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
129 miles: Cincinnati, OH (LUK / KLUK) Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport

ON CAMPUS PARKING

Visitor parking permits are available for $5.00 per day in the Office of Conference Services.  Parking Services reserves the right to grant requests as space permits.  Paid parking permits for campus garage parking are also available to conference participants for $5.00 per day.  This permit allows permit holders to come and go from the garage parking lots at will for the day.  Parking meters with a 45 minute time limit are available throughout campus.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Since all airports are 70+ miles away, there is no regularly scheduled commercial shuttle service to or from Muncie/Ball State.  We are working on setting up a shuttle service for the Festival week.  More information will be posted, as it is avaiable.  In addition, all airports have car rental facilities on site.

 

See you in Muncie!

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