LBZF 2019 Press Kit

Long Beach Zine Fest is a one-day free public festival showcasing zines, DIY culture, and independent print media.

Now in its fifth year, the print-powered celebration will bring 130+ independent zine publishers to the Expo Arts Center, along with live music, workshops, panels, and a curated food garden.


Sarah Bennett
(818) 903-7290

Event Highlights

  • Panels and workshops featuring a variety of print and zine sub-cultures
  • Live music from Long Beach bands  Large zine marketplace featuring 130+ independent zinesters
  • All-day makerspace by The Studio at the Long Beach Public Library
  • Expanded vendor garden, including vegan food court curated by LB Vegan
  • Free bike valet and ample street parking
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Highlights from past LBZFs

LBZF 2019 Details

Name: Long Beach Zine Fest 2019 or LBZF19
Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Venue: Expo Arts Center
Address: 4321 Atlantic Ave.  Long Beach, CA 90807
Cost: Free
Ages: All Ages / Family-friendly
Parking: Free street parking available, free bike valet provided, bikes encouraged

About LBZF19

LONG BEACH, CA – Long Beach Zine Fest, a full-day festival celebrating independent publishing and print, is returning on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Expo Arts Center in the Bixby Knolls area of Long Beach, CA.

The heart of LBZF is its zine marketplace, featuring more than 130 self-publishing writers, artists, photographers, and cultural storytellers from Long Beach, greater Southern California, and beyond.

Surrounding the marketplace is a curated selection of local food vendors and artisans, live music from Long Beach-based bands, and a full slate of creative workshops and panel discussions responding to the social and political moment.