2022 Orange County Children's Book Festival

Sun Oct 2, 2022
9:30am to 4:00pm PT
All ages

Read all about it: the Orange County Children's Book Festival returns as an in-person event for 2022.

Head down to Orange County for the largest children's book festival in the country. Previous years' festivals have drawn more than 150 authors and illustrators and 33,000 attendees.

Entertainment includes stages dedicated to storytellers, illustrators, animals & nature, S.T.E.A.M., world stories, and entertainment.  Other fun includes a free bounce house and train rides, and the OCC planetarium. Plus books, books, and more books. 


** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort - 4:00 PM Pick
Mart Littles Music
Brentwood Country Mart - 10:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
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