AACTFest 2017  is the culmination of a two-year cycle of state and regional theatre AACT festivals across the country.

The national festival, June 26-July 1, 2017, features 12 community theatre productions, as well as a youth theatre festival, theatre management conference, workshops, vendor displays, social events, sightseeing, networking opportunities, and festival awards presentation. Workshops and meetings will be held in the Mayo Civic Center, with performances in the Rochester Civic Theatre (photo), in the same complex–offering visitors easy access to hotels, restaurants, shopping and entertainment in the state’s third-largest city.