Dunes LitFest 2024

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A Children’s Literature Festival for the Northwest Indiana Region
Friday, May 3, 4-6 PM
Located at Central Park Plaza
Home to the Northwest Health Amphitheater


Valparaiso University and Porter County Public Library invite you to join us for the 2024 Dunes LitFest! This community event will celebrate reading, writing, and creativity by highlighting national award winning and local children’s authors on our main stage. Families of all ages are welcome!

  • Meet national award winning and local authors (see author list below)
  • Dance to the music with our musical artist, ScribbleJim
  • Browse vendor booths
  • Purchase books by featured authors from The Press
  • Participate in exclusive book signings
  • Dine and shop downtown Valparaiso

2024 Featured Authors

Cozbi A. Cabrera Author/illustrator, Coretta Scott King Honoree, Caldecott Honoree

Eric Rohmann Author/illustrator, Caldecott Honoree, Caldecott Medal Award

John David Anderson Indiana Author’s Award Honoree: 2020 Children’s Shortlist

ScribbleJim Musical Artist

2024 Event Schedule

2024 Dunes LitFest Event Schedule

Dunes LitFest T-shirts – $10 each

Dunes Lit Fest T-shirts will be available for purchase on at Central Park Plaza on May 3rd. All proceeds will go toward a future Dunes LitFest!

Thank you for your support!

The 2024 Dunes LitFest is made possible by our wonderful sponsors-
Thank you for your generosity!

Event Coordinator Contact Information:

Emma Kelley
Director of School and Community Partnerships