This exciting event is customized for those interested in the performing arts — whether music or theater. The weekend will give you a chance to see what Southeastern’s music and theatre programs offer.

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There’s nothing quite like visiting Southeastern University firsthand! From walking down El Prado to sipping a latte at Portico, our visit events give you a snapshot of life on campus. Here is a sampling of what you’ll do at Performing Arts Days:

  • Tour the campus
  • Eat in our restaurant
  • Interact with students and faculty members
  • Sit in on classes
  • Get questions answered about the admission process and financial aid options
  • Spend the night in our residence halls
  • Attend musical performances, sporting events, comedy shows and poetry readings
  • Audition for performing arts scholarships (appointments required)

General event times: Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon


Local Hotels

Many of the following local hotels offer corporate discounts to guests of Southeastern University. To get the best rate possible, be sure to mention that you are a guest of Southeastern when you call to make reservations.

Address Phone Distance from Campus
Hilton Garden Inn Lakeland
(Southeastern University athletic host hotel)
3839 Don Emerson Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33811
863.647.0066 10.4 miles
Holiday Inn Lakeland – South
3405 S. Florida Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33803
4.2 miles
The Terrace Hotel
329 E. Main St.
Lakeland, FL 33801
888.644.8400 3.6 miles
Imperial Swan
4141 S. Florida Ave.
Lakeland, FL 33813
863.647.3000 7.0 miles
Courtyard by Marriott Lakeland
3725 Harden Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33803
863.802.9000 5.5 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites Lakeland – South Polk Parkway
3630 Lakeside Village Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33803
863.603.7600 8.2 miles
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
4307 Sterling Commerce Dr.
Plant City, FL 33566
813.757.6202 10.1 miles
Jameson Inn Lakeland
4375 Lakeland Park Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33809
863.858.9070 7.1 miles
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland – West
1024 Crevasse St.
Lakeland, FL 33809
863.859.2866 6.4 miles
La Quinta Inn Lakeland – East
4315 Lakeland Park Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33809
863.815.0606 7.2 miles
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
4335 Williamstown Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33810
863.816.1700 7.2 miles
Hyatt Place Lakeland Center
525 W. Orange St.
Lakeland, FL 33815
4.2 miles
Lake Morton Bed & Breakfast
817 South Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33801
863.688.6788 3.1 miles