Hear works by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Edgar Allan Poe and others, read aloud by San Diego actors.
Puppets, Music, Stories, Games
Enjoy a FREE fun-filled day in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Play unique games designed especially for TwainFest. Take home FREE books. Enter the Literary Costume Contest. Hear tall tales, stories and poetry. Visit Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory. Delight in Giant Puppets. Learn to play the Fife and Drum. Vote in the Election of 1872. Play Croquet with the Red Queen. And so much more.
Literary Costume Contest – Register by 1:00 pm (Or pre-register at email@example.com)Literary Costume Parade – 1:30 pm
Enjoy this video of a previous TwainFest
to get an idea of what is in store for you!
Don’t miss the sack races, ring toss, marbles and other games of the period that will be played on the green.
Or come and participate in the 19th century Community Spelling Bee or make a contribution to the Never Ending Story, to which anyone who wishes may contribute.