Fri Apr 28, 2023
Various times
Age: 10 and up
Price: Free
Santa Monica High School

Y'all come west now, to hear a bunch of great YA authors and more.

YALLWEST celebrates books, film, TV, and art related to young adult literature.

Represented at the Fest are New York Times bestsellers as well as local and acclaimed authors and artists, plus some notable Hollywood directors and creators.

Fierce Friday at the Pico Branch Library  (2201 Pico Boulevard) kicks off the festival with signings, tomfoolery, and swag giveaways.(4pm-6pm) Reserve free tickets for Fierce Friday.

The main event is on Saturday at Santa Monica High School 10am – 6pm.  A variety of panels, author keynotes, signings and more are scheduled.

No registration or ticket to get into the festival itself, panels, or signings. Tickets are needed for author keynotes and the end-of-day smackdown, (described as "author shenanigans").

Ticketed Saturday events ($5): 



** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.