LitFest Pasadena features two days of readings, author guest talks, panel discussions, workshops, and literary performances. Each day begins with writing workshops from 1pm to 3pm, followed by literary events in venues across the Playhouse District from 3pm to 10pm. The Closing Party on Sunday, May 20 from 8pm-9:30pm in the Pasadena Playhouse Courtyard includes a staged reading by Unbound Productions.

Book Sales & Signings

Book sales are hosted ONLY AT Vroman’s Bookstore with a section of the store devoted to LitFest Pasadena authors’ books on their first level. Guests may first purchase books at Vroman’s, then take them to panels and readings for signing after. Sales are not held at the panels and readings.

Attending Events

All LitFest Pasadena events are FREE and open to the public. Ticketing and RSVP’s are not required. However, attendees at indoor events should arrive early to get a seat — we will cut off entry when rooms reach capacity.

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