MACT*Fest 2025 Announcement

The MACTlogo of blue and yellow drama/comedy masks and "MACT Fest 25" in blue letters all on a white background

It is with great pleasure that we are able to finally announce the location and dates for MACT*Fest 2025.

MACT*Fest 2025 will be held at The Depot Theatre in Duluth, March 5 – 9, 2025.

Photo of The Depot in Duluth, MN, an old train depot made of brick
Photo of The Depot in Duluth, MN

The St. Louis County Depot is a landmark cornerstone of arts and cultural organizations that entertains, educates, inspires, and provides space for a diverse group of guests. The St Louis County Depot provides new, engaging experiences; is a destination and a community center; and fosters community through a diversity of education and entertainment that enhances the quality of life for visitors.

Duluth is a fun city to visit with much to enjoy year-round. When you come to Duluth, you understand what makes it special. From the world-famous lift bridge to charming neighborhoods filled with local breweries and restaurants, Duluth is a true original along the pristine shores of Lake Superior. Part rugged, part refined and 100% one-of-a-kind. You’ll get it when you get here. Check out Visit Duluth for all the city has to offer.

The theatre space at the Depot was the home of Duluth playhouse for many years, until their move to the Norshore Theatre.

The festival will with rehearsals as early as March 5 (depending on the number of theatres entering shows). Performances will be on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8. There will also be workshops, a silent auction and several fellowship/networking opportunities. The festival will culminate in an awards ceremony on Sunday morning, March 9.

Mark March 5 – 9, 2025 on your calendars for a great festival. And start planning your shows. Show registration information will be coming soon.

More information will be provided on the MACT*Fest ’25 page on our website, in our newsletter and in MACT News e-mail blasts as plans get finalized.