Hotel and Transportation
Rooms have been reserved for October 8-13, 2014, at the conference headquarters, the well-located downtown hotel, the Hilton Columbus Downtown, 401 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Telephone: 614-384-8600. The special rate for the FASA conference is $140 plus tax, single or double, per night. The rate can be extended before and/or after the conference when making reservations. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Folk Art Society Conference (Code: FOLK 14) to receive this special block rate.
Please Note: The cut-off date for reservations is September 8, 2014.
Be aware! This is unusually early!!
Rooms will be released to others on that date!!
Book early, as the number of rooms in this block is extremely limited, and room availability cannot be guaranteed. The Folk Art Society will neither handle nor be responsible for hotel reservations, which must be made directly with the hotel, using a credit card to guarantee.
The closest airport is Port Columbus International Airport. Transportation is available from the airport by taxi (approximate fare $25) and by public bus service (COTA).
On-site valet parking at the hotel is available for $24 per day. Self-parking is available for $20 per day. FASA is providing bus transportation from the hotel to all outside events for registrants of the conference. A variety of restaurants and shops is located within walking distance of the hotel.
For those driving their own cars to events, the ticket price will be the same as for those riding the buses. [VERY IMPORTANT: Please notify the leaders if you are NOT riding the bus.] Tickets and registration badges are REQUIRED for admission to all events of the conference.