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Litquake 2019: SF’s Literary Festival Free Events | Oct. 10-19

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
San Francisco | San Francisco, CA


Litquake 2019: San Francisco’s 10-Day Literature Festival

San Francisco’s legendary annual Litquake festival features hundreds of authors, poets and journalists in a myriad of separate events throughout the Bay Area.

It’s all meant to foster interest in literature for people of all ages, perpetuate a sense of literary community, and provide a vibrant forum for Bay Area writing.

Since 1999, San Francisco’s annual Litquake literary festival has drawn book lovers of all types to enjoy words and ideas, straight from the artists’ mouths.

Litquake 2019
October 10-19, 2019
All over the San Francisco Bay Area
Many events are FREE; some may have minimal fees
Please note: some events require an RSVP

2019 Free Events Lineup
(TBA – will be posted on September 9)

As of August 21, 2019, the details for 2019 were not yet available. Please check the website for updates.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Literature, San Francisco
Address: San Francisco, CA

Thursday, October 10, 2019

All Day   Free Navy Ship Tours Thursday | Fleet Week 2019  FREE
12:30 pm   Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
1:00 pm   “LINES” Free Ballet Dance Workshop | Grace Cathedral  FREE*
*Free and open to all; registration on arrival.
2:30 pm   Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF  FREE
5:00 pm   Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park  FREE
All Day   Litquake 2019: SF’s Literary Festival Free Events | Oct. 10-19  FREE
6:00 pm   Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library  FREE
6:00 pm   Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF  FREE
6:00 pm   NightLife Live: Nick Hakim at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF  $14*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
6:00 pm   Exploratorium After Dark: Future Foods | Pier 15  $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
7:00 pm   The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland  $5*
*Free Pizza & Beer provided, Admission free to Oakstop members.
7:00 pm   Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre  FREE
7:30 pm   Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula  FREE
7:30 pm   “I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF  FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
8:00 pm   Shame Cave Comedy Show: A Shameful Yet Shameless Night | SF  FREE
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