Presented by Gurtin Municipal Bond Management

The Words Alive Author's Luncheon and Fundraiser is held annually with over 600 attendees that include book lovers, philanthropists, educators, civic organizations, and people invested in creating a more literate and thriving community.

Our goal is to raise $250,000 in support of our programs and mission to open opportunities for life success by inspiring a commitment to reading.

Sponsorship Information

Words Alive is committed to creating a sponsorship experience that best represents your partnership with us. Contact Susan Arias, Development Director at (858) 274-9673 with any questions.


Event Details

September 15, 2017 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. Doors open at 10 a.m.

Words Alive Marketplace 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • Silent Auction
  • Raffle
  • Vendors (Words Alive receives a percentage of sales)
  • Words Alive Program Tabled

Lunch and main event begin at 12:00 pm.

Ticket Information

Tables are currently available for purchase. A limited number of individual tickets sales will open on July 10, 2017. If you would like to guarantee a seat at this event we highly encourage you to get a group of friends together to sponsor (premier seating and event recognition) or reserve a table!

Silent Auction

Catalog of Silent Auction items coming soon! Click below to donate an item for our Silent Auction or Raffle.

Raffle Information

Raffle Tickets are available for purchase prior to the event and you do not need to be present to win. To purchase raffle tickets download the Raffle Ticket form and mail in your check to support Words Alive. Raffle Prizes will be listed when available.

Words Alive Marketplace

Learn more about the vendors, Words Alive programs, spin to win an Author, and the Golden Prize Basket!

Thank you to our Sponsors

Centerpiece Sponsor

Centerpiece Sponsor

Wine Sponsor

Wine Sponsor

Thank you to Warwick's for making the Author presentation possible.

Thank you to Warwick's for making the Author presentation possible.