The 12th Annual Sacramento Freethought Day is Saturday, October 12, 2013, and combines the fun and atmosphere of a fair with the education and activism of a conference.
Join us for engaging speakers, live entertainment, family activities, an authors' panel, prizes, and more!
A Beautiful Location
We are thrilled to host Freethought Day at William Land Park, just across from the Sacramento Zoo. With the amphitheater adjacent to a gorgeous lake, plenty of shade and grass, and easy freeway access, this might be our best venue yet!
Speakers, Authors, and Entertainers
- Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freedom From Religion Foundation
- Sean Faircloth, Richard Dawkins Foundation
- Shelley Segal, Singer and Songwriter
- Richard Carrier, Author
- Greta Christina, Blogger and Author
- Jason Frye, LGBT Activist
- Carrie Poppy, Podcaster and Activist
- Keith Lowell Jensen, Comedian
- David Fitzgerald, Author
- Heina Dadabhoy, Skepchick and Activist
- Victor Harris, Poet
- Dan Riley, Author
- Andi Griffith, Author
- Neil Wehneman, Secular Student Alliance
Registration and Parking
Both registration and parking are free at Freethought Day!
We ask that you register in advance to help us accommodate everyone that attends. In exchange for early (free) registration, you'll be eligible for door prizes!
Support and Volunteer
Freethought Day is an entirely non-profit endeavor, supported by the freethought community. Every donation supports this event 100% by helping us cover our speakers' costs, rent a venue, pay for advertising, and buy food for our volunteers.
Here are four ways you can help make Freethought Day a continued success:
Donate to Freethought Day: Those that wish to support Freethought Day will be recognized in the program and on the website. And you can show your support with a keepsake button, all for just $25.
Fundraising Reception: Attend this special evening event on Friday, October 11th which features live entertainment, a selection of great appetizers and desserts, wine, and the company nearly all of our speakers for just $75. Also includes Reserved Seating at Freethought Day and more!
Host a Table: If you're an author, business, freethought group, or any other community organization you can have your own table at Freethought Day. It's free for student groups, $25 for authors, $50 for non-profits, and $100 for businesses.
Sponsorship: Businesses and organizations looking for exposure can sponsor Freethought Day starting at just $250. Benefits include reception attendance, on-stage announcements, an exhibitor table, program advertisements, reception tickets, and more.
For questions regarding support and volunteering, please contact David Diskin at [masked] or go straight to our Support page.
With the support of the Secular Coalition of California, October 11th (Friday) is Secular Lobby Day.
We'll gather at 8 AM to make a difference in our state and local government. Sign up for this special event and help us change the face of politics.
Other Awesome Stuff
There's a lot going on at Freethought Day, so check out these links to learn more:
Get last-minute details by reviewing our Official Website, or being a part of our Page on Facebook and our Facebook Event. Follow us on Twitter @FreethoughtDay.