$99 Early Bird Festival Passes go on  SALE NOW! Scroll down to Paypal button.

Available online or in-person (cash or cheques only) at Happenstance Books & Yarn, 44 Queen Street, Lakefield and Hunter Street Books, 164 Hunter Street, Peterborough.

Welcome to the Lakefield Literary Festival 2019! This year our festival dates are July 12 – 14. The festival consists of four Reading Events, a Supper & Reception with Festival Authors, three Craft Talks and several free events.

The Reading Events, Supper Reception and Craft Talks are held at Lakefield College School. The Free events are held at Cenotaph Park and the Christ Church Community Museum. Click here to see the venues.

We are still working out the schedule of events. Details are posted as they are confirmed. We expect to have final details by April 10th.

The Festival Pass includes all four readings and the Saturday reception.

Craft talks are sold separately.

Early Bird sales end on Sunday, May 12th.  After that Festival Passes are available for $109 until end of the day July 1st OR until they are Sold Out! Scroll to the bottom of the page to purchase Early Bird passes.

Individual Tickets go on sale on May 13th.

Readings: $22 each (Friday evening, Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon)

Meet the Authors Courtyard Reception Buffet: $35 (Saturday 5:30 – 7:00)

Craft Talks are 90 minutes and have a capacity of 24 attendees, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Tickets for the Readings can be purchased at the door, subject to availability.

If you purchase tickets online your tickets will be waiting for you at the Festival Ticket Desk located at Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School. Please bring your emailed payment receipt and identification to pick up your tickets before the event.

To purchase tickets online: click the ‘Add to Cart’ button for each event you would like to attend. A PayPal shopping cart will open in a new page with a summary of your selections including cumulative pricing. You can increase/decrease the number of tickets for each event or completely remove the event from the cart if you’ve chosen one in error. Simply flip between this ticket page and the cart page to add selections or click ‘Continue shopping.’ When you have completed your selections, click on either ‘Check Out‘ for payment by VISA or MasterCard, or click on ‘PayPal check out’ if you have a PayPal account.

Please be sure to enter your correct email address. Once your payment is completed PayPal will email you your receipt. Check your spam/junk folder if the email does not arrive promptly. Your official tickets will be waiting at the Festival Ticket Desk, please bring your payment receipt and identification.

Please contact tickets@LakefieldLiteraryFestival.com for more details

Saturday July 13 at 10:00am – Children’s Event ~~~ FREE
The Children’s Tent with authors Ruth Ohi and Kevin Sylvester
Cenotaph Park

Saturday July 13 at 10:00am – Historical Walk ~~~ FREE (90 minutes, limit of 30 participants, first to arrive, no registration)
Lakefield Literary Historical Walk with Mark Finnan
Christ Church Community Museum

Saturday July 13 at 12:30pm – Local Authors’ Event ~~~ FREE
The Authors’ Tent with three local authors

Saturday July 13 at 12:30pm – Local Authors’ Event ~~~ FREE
The Authors’ Tent with three local authors


Festival Pass, July 12 – 14, 2019

Early Bird Passes $99