The Big Orange Book Festival is held on Chapman University’s beautiful campus, located in the heart of Orange County, California. The campus is easily accessible by car, bus, or train, and is within walking distance of Historic Old Towne Orange.


Chapman University parking is free for book festival visitors on October 11-13. Download the Big Orange Book Festival parking map or visit Chapman University parking.

Metrolink Weekend Pass

Metrolink is offering a reduced fare Weekend Pass that allows you to ride anytime, anywhere system-wide from 7 p.m. on Friday through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday. The Weekend Pass offers free connectivity to most rail or buses throughout Southern California. Check the Metrolink schedule for weekend departure times.

The Weekend Pass can be purchased through all Metrolink ticket vending machines (TVM) starting at 7 p.m. on Fridays. Learn more at