Start: Sunday, October 2, 2022 9:30AM
End: Sunday, October 2, 2022 4:00PM
19th annual Orange County Children's Book Festival is bringing back all the wonderful excitement and talent just like it has prior to the pandemic. Featuring over 100 exhibitors; bestselling authors, studio illustrators, engaging storytellers, booksellers, education providers and literary organizations. Also, six presentations stages and food! Presentations will be given on each of the six stages. The Main Entertainment Stage hosts celebrity authors and professional entertainment. The World Stories and Adventure Stage hosts bilingual authors from around the world and international entertainment. The Illustrator and Inspiration Stage will have professional artists teaching how to draw. The Animal and Nature Stage hosts animal authors and live animals from the San Diego Zoo. The Storyteller Stage features engaging storytellers to captivate everyone. The S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Stage highlights the wonder of science, technology and math for all ages. The Orange Coast College Planetarium will also be open and featuring fascinating shows to spark imaginations and wonder. Meet all kinds of characters from hedgehog's to princesses to Star Wars and ghostbusters. This festival comes once a year and is not to be missed! Free admission. Even the parking is free!