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Thank you for your interest in hosting your event with us! For more information about the booking process, please contact MKAC Director Jeanette Shires at (850) 729-6004, or email [email protected].

Why Have Your Event at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center?

Showcase Your Event

As the largest performing arts complex within the region, the Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College is an ideal venue to showcase visiting talent from all genres and tastes within beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities.

Located Near the Beautiful Emerald Coast

Located just 15 minutes from the tourist destinations of Destin and Fort Walton Beach, the Mattie Kelly Arts Center draws patrons of music, theater, dance and art from the immediate vicinity as well as from the greater Panhandle area served by the college. Marketing surveys from local economic development agencies have shown that this region, known as the Emerald Coast, draws long-term visitors and tourists from throughout the entire Eastern United States.

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