California Freethought Day combines the fun and atmosphere of a fair with the education and activism of a conference. It’s a festival of freethought.
Join us at our free event to celebrate freedom of speech and thought, civic engagement, enthusiasm for science, social justice, and the separation of church and state.
Our event will be outdoors at the California State Capitol Building and livestreamed via Facebook, YouTube, and more.
11 AM – Visit Community Groups
12 PM – Event Starts – See the schedule on our website
5:30 PM – Event Ends
Speakers, Live Entertainment, and More
Our 21st year features the following speakers, entertainers, podcasters, authors, and more:
- Emery Emery, comedian and producer
- Kevon Cameron, podcast host
- Chalice Blythe, The Satanic Temple
- Nancy Brink, Chaplain and Americans United trustee
- Nadya Dutchin, American Humanist Association
- Thomas Smith, podcast host
- David McAfee, author
- Elbe Spurling, artist and author
- Judy Saint, author
- Alexis Record, author
- Voices of Reason, a cappella choir
- Nancy Gonzalez, poet
- Brad Buchanan, poet
- Sean O’Brien (as Robert Ingersoll)
- Andy Swan (as Uncle Sam)
We’re also presenting awards to Eugenie Scott, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), and Susan Gerbic and awarding our scholarship winners.
Watch the live stream via Facebook, YouTube, and more. Free registration will ensure you get reminders and links to join us.
Join us outdoors at the Capitol and visit with community groups, meet the authors, enjoy a picnic on the grass, and more.
Registration is free, supported by donations and sponsorships. To officially register, please visit our website:
Your free registration includes a full-color program and a chance to win any of our door prize baskets valued together at $300 when you attend and complete our survey.
You can support California Freethought Day with a donation when you register or by attending the Supporters’ Reception on Saturday evening.