Hotel floor plan

Most Shore Leave programming takes place in the Delta Hote's convention center with additional break out rooms located in the hotel area.

As you approach the hotel's main entrance, the entrance to the convention center will be on your left. Just inside the convention center doors is an escalator which takes you to the lower-level.

Please also see the hotel maps at the bottom of this page.

Finding Your Way Around

The Information Table

The Shore Leave information table is located in the hotel lobby. If you have questions about the convention, or how to find one of the rooms, our friendly Volunteers will be happy to help you out.

Registration and Preregistration

The registration table and preregistration badge pickup are in the lower-level of the convention center, just at the foot of the escalator.

Hunt Valley (main) Ballroom

The Hunt Valley Ballroom is located on the hotel's lower-level. This is where all of the actor Q&A sessions and other large events takes place.

Photo Ops, Meet the Pros, the actor autograph tables, and official autograph sessions take place in the hallway outside the main ballroom.

The Vendors Area

The Shore Leave vendors area, home to all variety of Science Fiction memorabalia, is located on the ground level in the Maryland Ballroom.

Panel Programming

Break out sessions with presentations and group discussions by our Author and Science guests and by other attendees take place in several locations around the hotel and convention center:


Stargazing takes place in the grassy area on the West side of the hotel, between exits D and E. Returning Shore Leave attendees may recognize this as the former location of the hotel's tennis courts.

Hotel Maps

Floorplan for the ground level (first-floor)
First floor plan
Floorplan for the lower level and the hotel's second and third floors.
First floor plan