Galiano Literary Festival 2019February 2019 – Galiano Island
The Galiano Island Literary Festival is hosted each year by the Galiano Island Bookstore. The Festival is the most popular event held in February of each year in the Gulf Islands, and we are fortunate to be the venue for this amazing weekend. Authors, publishers and book lovers all vie to attend and events are sold-out in advance.
"BOOK" NOW so you can take advantage of your preferred events
EMAIL to receive details on booking your Festival Pass
BROWSE the Festival page for information on past festivals and updates on the upcoming one.
Attend workshops and readings, mix with the authors and enjoy the company of other book-loving participants, the very nicest kind of people. Stay "at the heart of the Festival", which is held at the Inn.
Special rates are available until January 31st only each year ... the Inn WILL sell out, so book early.
|Advance Booking (Before January 31)
|$179 Oceanfront Fireplace Queen room||$199 Oceanfront Fireplace Queen room|
|$199 Oceanfront Fireplace (2) Queen beds room||$219 Oceanfront Fireplace (2) Queen beds room|
|$189 Oceanfront Fireplace King room||$239 Oceanfront Fireplace King room|
|$209 Oceanfront Fireplace King + Queen Sofabed room||$239 Oceanfront Fireplace King + Queen Sofabed room|
|$249 One bedroom Oceanfront Villa Suite||$299 One bedroom Oceanfront Villa suite|
Galiano Island Books is widely regarded as one of Canada's best independent bookstores, with recognition from the Libris Awards in Ottawa to show for it!
- No meals included in room rate, but some meals included in the Festival package
- Single or double occupancy
The 2019 lineup of acclaimed authors.
Highlights from previous Festivals
Each year, we say that the Literary Festival is ' the best ever', but as we say, it just keeps getting better with age. All events are held at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, with beautiful venue rooms and views.
Excellent panel discussions, intimate authors readings and inspiring workshops...this festival has it all! All festival photos by Kris Krug, of Galiano Island.
Captive audience at a panel discussion in Atrevida
Writing workshops in the Gallery Room help connect participants with authors
John Vaillant, reading to a standing room only crowd in the Garden Room
Authors and Readers and Publishers...all in an intimate setting, sharing their love of literature... magical moments happen!