Directions & Parking

Address: Mattie Kelly Arts Center, 100 College Boulevard, East, Niceville, Florida 32578

Directions from: Fort Walton Beach | Destin | Pensacola | Tallahassee

Maps: Area Road Map | Niceville Campus Map| Mattie Kelly Arts Center Map

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From Fort Walton Beach

Travel North on SR 85 toward Destin-Ft. Walton Airport (formerly named Northwest Florida Regional Airport) for about eight miles.

Continue on to stop light at intersection of SR 85 and College Boulevard. There is a large sign at corner for Northwest Florida State College and the Mattie Kelly Arts Center.

Turn right (east) at Traffic light onto College Blvd.  

Continue for about one mile. The College has 3 entrances (Athletics, Main and Arts). Enter at Main or Arts and proceed east to Arts Center located on the far east end of campus.


From Destin

VIA - Mid-Bay Bridge and New Connector Route (Most direct & quickest route, includes bridge & road toll)

From Hwy. 98, turn onto Danny Wuerffel Way at Destin Commons complex to Cross Mid-Bay Bridge

After Crossing Bridge – Do not exit. Continue north on the Mid Bay Bridge Connector road (Hwy 293) for 7.3 miles

Exit at Hwy 285 (1-10, Mossy Head, Niceville)

Turn Left (south) towards Niceville and Northwest Florida State College

Travel .6 miles to traffic light at College Boulevard (Sign for NWF State College & Mattie Kelly Arts Center at intersection)

Turn Right onto College Blvd. and travel .8 mile to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center entrance (address 100 College Blvd,. East, Niceville Fl)

VIA - Mid-Bay Bridge and Regular Route (no road toll, but includes traffic lights and is less direct)

From Hwy. 98, turn onto Danny Wuerffel Way at Destin Commons complex to Cross Mid-Bay Bridge

After Crossing Bridge - exit on to "Niceville Hwy. 20 (John Sims Parkway)"

Travel west to Niceville (left) - 12 miles to Palm Blvd. in center of Niceville, adjacent to Niceville High School

Turn right on Palm (north), continue through one stop light until reaching College Blvd.

Turn Right on College Blvd. East then left into Arts Center entrance.


From I-10 East (Pensacola)

Take Exit 56, Crestview SR 85

Travel south on SR 85 for about 18 miles to Niceville city limits (watch for fork in road that goes to Fort Walton Beach and make sure you stay left on fork to Niceville, not to Fort Walton)

Turn left on College Blvd. at the college sign

Turn left after about one mile into main entrance to NWF State College


From I-10 West (Tallahassee)

Take Exit 70, Niceville SR 285

Travel south on SR 285 for about 16 miles to Niceville city limits

Turn right on College Blvd., at the college sign and traffic light

Continue 1 mile, Turn right into Mattie Kelly Arts Center entrance

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