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The 2017 Children’s Pavilion is sponsored by

Valley Oak Dental Group





 There’s something for everyone, so mark your calendar and join the fun!

Saturday, Oct 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Free admission!

The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley
aka Bass Pro Center
Hwy 120 @ Union Road exit
280 Lifestyle Rd., Manteca

Join us as we kick off the Great Valley Bookfest Costume Parade!

The fun will begin with our kick off parade at 10:00 AM. Everyone is invited to dress up  ~ come in a costume ~ your favorite book character, your favorite hero, princess, etc!!! Follow the music through authors alley, and into the festival to discover a story or two.



AT THE CHILDREN’S PAVILION amazing authors will be featured. Their works cover a broad spectrum of genres including picture books, chapter books, science and ABC’s. There are mysteries, music, horses and humor. Several of the authors have bilingual books.

The interactive Children’s areas will have something for everyone in the family.  Meet your favorite Princess, Spiderman, Captain America and other amazing characters.  Magicians will offer balloon sculptures plus amazing magic throughout the day.  The Children’s Zone by NEW LIFE will present martial arts, dance demos and even a couple of bounce houses.  See you there!