The Most Celebrated Event in the Inland Empire

The Riverside Dickens Festival

Save the Date!

The 2016 Riverside Dickens Festival is over, and was a huge success!
Thank You to all who participated!

Please visit this site often for information on the upcoming 2017 Dickens Festival
as well as other Dickens-related events throughout the 2016-2017 calendar year!

Dickens Festival News!

  • Download the New Issue of the Dickens Diary

    The Spring 2016 issue of the Dickens Diary is now available to download! The diary includes: Order of Mt. Rubidoux Inducts New Members A New Gown for Princess Alice Essay Contest Winners Announced! American Notes is the featured book for the 2017 Festival And more! Spring 2016 eDiary

  • First Annual Perpetual Motion Steampunk Ball

        Strap on your cephalopod, fire up your dirigible, and steam your way to the Riverside Dickens Festival’s first annual Perpetual Motion Steampunk Ball. Come early for instruction in the minuet, the reel, the hornpipe, the cakewalk, and the tarantella. With free soda, crunchy snacks, and table games galore, you can while away the […]

  • “Trial of John Wilkes Booth”

    New for this year at the Festival: “The Trial of John Wilkes Booth” What if President Lincoln’s assassination wasn’t just the mad act of a Southern sympathizer? What if it had been financed by the fugitive government of the Confederacy? What if officials in the U. S. government had been tipped off about the plot […]

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