Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Repeats every day until Sun Apr 14 2019.
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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All ages

Books, books, everywhere, and lots of authors, too. The lineup for 2019's Festival of Books can be viewed online.

The LA Times Festival of Books is LA's biggest and best-known book festival.

Once again held on the USC Campus, the festival is two days filled with panel discussions, author readings, performances, and booths from booksellers, publishers, and more. The Reading by 9 Children's Stage features performances throughout both days geared for kids. Older kids can check out the author appearances at the YA Stage. All outdoor entertainment is free and requires no ticket.

Tickets are required to attend all indoor Conversations. They are free but limited and are distributed starting April 7 ($2.50 service fee per ticket). A limited amount of tickets for each Conversation, while supplies last, are also distributed at the festival ticketing booth — free of service charges. The booth opens at 9 a.m. on each day of the festival.

Parking on campus is $12. Public transportation options include Metro bus and rail lines.


University of Southern California
Exposition Blvd and S Figueroa St
90089 Los Angeles , CA 34° 1' 6.1752" N, 118° 16' 55.7796" W