Bookworms rejoice! The 2023 L.A. Times Festival Of Books returns this weekend.
The festival takes place at the USC campus on Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, 2023. Book lovers can expect a weekend full of indoor and outdoor events, such as author and exhibitor booths, author signings, live music, panel discussions, and other fun free activities. This will be the 26th anniversary of the festival, which has drawn in 150,000 people every year.
There will also be guest speakers such as Iliza Shlesinger, Tamera Mowry, Steve Madden, and so many more special guests.
L.A. Times puts on this festival in hopes “…to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them.” The ultimate goal is to bring the Los Angeles community together and connect with them through literature and art.
- USC Friends and Neighbors Stage
- Poetry Stage
- L.A. Times Main Stage
- YA Stage
- L.A. Times En Español Stage
- USC Stage
- Children Stage
General admission to the festival is free. All outdoor stages and activities are free. Some special presentations at the festival weekend may require a paid ticket. For more information on tickets for the special events and on-stage guestsL.A Times Festival Of Books. Check out the full line-up here.
🗓️ When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
📍 Location: University of Southern California, University Park Campus