Festival Details

2023 Event Schedule

SaturdayMar 11
8:00 AM
Welcome Desk Opens

Coffee and Pastries

8:30 AM
Ballroom Doors Open
9:00 AM
Program Begins
12:30 PM
Luncheon Served
2:30 PM
Program Ends


Books will be available for purchase. Authors will be available for the book signing.


Table Purchasers: Table numbers will be emailed

Individual Ticket Purchasers: Visit welcome desk for seating

Breakout Groups

Table packet: Tickets will be on your table

Individual Ticket Purchase: Visit welcome desk for tickets


If you indicated on your purchase information that you have vegetarians in your party, those guests must go to the welcome desk to pick up their vegetarian meal ticket.

Breakout groups

3 authors will speak concurrently

We will do our best to accommodate your request for a particular author for the breakout session. Table purchasers will find their breakout speaker tickets at their table when they arrive.  Individual ticket purchasers will receive their tickets at registration.

Video Recordings

Purchasers who decide not to attend in person will be able to see the 4 ballroom authors after the event on video.

Please be advised that by attending this event you and your guest consent to being photographed and filmed for documentary and publicity purposes.

Ballroom of the Pasadena Hilton Hotel

Address: 168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-577-1000

Hilton Hotel Parking

We recommend carpooling or arranging a ride-share service. Parking is available behind the Hilton at 505 Cordova St. for $20. Parking is also available 1 1/2 blocks away at the Los Robles Garage – 400 East Green Street – for $12. Please consult this map to locate parking structures within walking distance of the Hilton.

Lead Sponsor

Thank you for your Support!