2023 National Pageant: July 14-16, 2023 – Orlando, FL

Pageant Hotel Venue

Comfort Suites Downtown Orlando
2416 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32804

Phone: 407-228-4007


Comfort Suites Downtown Orlando Information: You must mention the group code 4581088 to get the group rate. Our rate is extended two days prior to and three days after the pageant; inc. family & friends and make this a fun getaway or mini-vacation.

Guests can call the property direct at 1-877-228-4007 or 407-228-4007 and ask to speak to the front desk to reserve from your group block. Do NOT ask for “Reservations”  or you will be transferred off property and will NOT get our greatly discounted group rate.

Guests of the hotel will enjoy amenities like free deluxe continental breakfast, free weekday newspaper, fitness center, outdoor heated pool and hot tub. For business travelers the hotel offers free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms, a 24-hour business center with a computer with Internet access, printer and copy machine.

All rooms at this “suite” hotel rooms include semi-private sitting areas with a full-size sleeper sofas, two telephones with voice mail, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, microwaves and refrigerators. Guest laundry facilities are located on the property. The hotel has been designated as a Florida Green Lodging hotel by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The Comfort Suites Downtown is the perfect hotel in Orlando designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travelers.

The American Queen Pageant rate includes FREE PARKING (which is normally $40 per night!).


What's Nearby/Area Attractions:

Things to do for Family & Friends while you are in “pageant mode” (locations within 3-miles of the hotel have been bolded for your convenience):

  • Orlando Museum of Art is a 3-minute walk
  • Amway Center (2.0m/3.2km N)
  • Antique Row-Ivanhoe Row (0.2m/0.3km W)
  • Arnold Palmer Golf Academy (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Astronaut Hall of Fame (50.0m/80.4km W)
  • Bay Hill Golf Course (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Belz Factory Outlet (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Bob Carr Performing Arts Ctr (1.5m/2.4km W)
  • Busch Gardens-Tampa Bay (75.0m/120.7km W)
  • Camping World Stadium (3.0m/4.8km W)
  • Cape Canaveral Space Center (50.0m/80.4km W)
  • Celebration Golf Club (15.0m/24.1km W)
  • Central Florida Fair Grounds (5.0m/8.0km E)
  • City Walk/Universal Studios (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Comedy Clubs (1.0m/1.6km W)
  • Cypress Creek Country Club (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Daytona 500 Racetrack (47.0m/75.6km E)
  • Daytona Speedway (47.0m/75.6km E)
  • Discovery Cove (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Disney Animal Kingdom (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Disney Blizzard Beach (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Disney MGM Studios (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Disney World (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Disney/Epcot (15.0m/24.1km E)
  • Downtown Disney now Disney Springs (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Downtown Orlando (1.0m/1.6km W)
  • Dubsdread Golf Course (0.5m/0.8km N)
  • East Coast Beaches (47.0m/75.6km E)
  • Epcot Center (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Expo Center (1.0m/1.6km E)
  • Florida Mall (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Gatorland Zoo (15.0m/24.1km W)
  • Golfing-Disney World Golf (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • History Center (1.0m/1.6km N)
  • Horseback Riding (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Houston Astros Training (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Hunters Creek Golf Course (8.0m/12.9km W)
  • Islands of Adventure (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Jai-Alai (10.0m/16.1km E)
  • Kennedy Space Center (50.0m/80.4km W)
  • LegoLand (40.0m/64.4km W)
  • Leu Gardens (1.5m/2.4km W)
  • Loch Haven Cultural Complex (0.2m/0.3km E)
  • Magic Kingdom Park (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Medieval Times Dinner Thtr (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • MetroWest Country Club (9.0m/14.5km W)
  • Millenia Mall (7.0m/11.3km N)
  • NBA City (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Old Town Shopping (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • Orange County Convention Ctr (14.0m/22.5km W)
  • Orlando Museum of Art (0.2m/0.3km E)
  • Orlando Science Center (0.2m/0.3km W)
  • Rolex 400/Daytona Speedway (47.0m/75.6km E)
  • Sea World Orlando (10.0m/16.1km E)
  • Silver Springs (55.0m/88.5km W)
  • Sterling Casino (50.0m/80.4km W)
  • Tinker Field (3.0m/4.8km N)
  • UCF Shakespeare Festival (0.1m/0.2km N)
  • Universal Studios (8.0m/12.9km N)
  • Universal Studios Theme Park (10.0m/16.1km W)
  • Walt Disney World Theme Park (17.0m/27.4km W)
  • West Coast Beaches (60.0m/96.5km W)
  • Wide World of Sports (17.0m/27.4km W)


Pageant Competition Venue
Orlando Repertory Theater
1001 E Princeton St.
Orlando, FL 32803

Tentative Pageant Week Schedule (will firm up closer to completion)



  • 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration


  • 9:00-11:00 p.m. Orientation & gift exchange
  • 1:00-5:00 p.m. Rehearsals
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. Interviews


  • 8:00-8:45 a.m. Load in at Theater
  • 9:00-1:00 p.m. Rehearsals
  • 1:00-3:30 p.m. “Puff n Fluff” Time
  • 3:30-3:45 p.m. Group photo in Opening Number outfit
  • 3:45-4:00 p.m. Line-Up in preparation for Pageant Opening
  • 4:00-7:00 p.m. Preliminary Stage Competition

Prizes (Our great prize package is being built now!)

  • Designer Holly Hardwick National Crown
  • Designer National Sash embellished with Rhinestones
  • One-week stay at the Owls Nest Cabin NC (in the Smokey Mountains of NC) - lodging only
  • All delegates receive a goody bag at orientation which is valued at more than your entry fee ... so you have nothing to lose and only great things to gain!!!

More info coming soon!

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