Travel & Accommodations

The festival is held in Downtown Sanford, FL at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, one of only a handful of historic theaters remaining in Florida.  Sanford is located just thirty minutes north of Orlando and thirty minutes south of Daytona Beach. Sanford is of Central Florida’s oldest incorporated cities and offers brick-lined streets, towering oaks, elegant store-fronts and large, nineteenth-century Victorian homes.


Preferred Travel and Lodging Options:

osiaOrlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is Simpler. Faster. Better.
Located just 5 minutes from Downtown Sanford, SFB is the Airport of choice for the Love Your Shorts Film Festival with convenient flights from over 60 markets throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Scandinavia and South America. Check us out for your travel needs at and enjoy a Simpler airport design, Faster airport processing and a Better airport experience. Remember, We Are SFBSimpler. Faster. Better. View Airport Video.


comfortinn The Comfort Inn is located off Interstate-4 and State Road 46 in the North Orlando/ Sanford area, close to the Seminole Towne Center Mall, Amtrak Auto Train Station, Orlando/Sanford International Airport, Downtown Historic Sanford/ Riverwalk and within walking distance to many restaurants and shopping.

  • Complimentary Shuttle with Reservations to/from Sanford Airport (SFB)
  • Complimentary High Speed/Wireless Internet
  • Refrigerator and microwave
  • Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast
  • Free USA Today
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • and more!

Love Your Shorts Rate: $75 per night. Call 1.800.506.4416. and mention Love Your Shorts to make your reservations and receive the discount.


Thrifty Car Rental is worldwide and in the airport of your next travel destination. We highly recommend a car rental during your time in Sanford as public transportation is limited.


Things To Do:

Of course the Central Florida area is known for Walt Disney World and Universal which are just 45 minutes south of Sanford.  But here are a few alternatives if the theme parks do not interest you.  Also, the beaches (New Smyrna and Daytona) are just about a half hour to the east of us.