Jack Kerouac reading a scroll

Jack Kerouac's Birthday, March 12, 1922

Jack Safe in Heaven dead, October 21, 1969

This calendar page is no longer being updated. Two major Kerouac events occur in Lowell, MA every year in March and October (the birth and death of Jack Kerouac). Lowell Celebrates Kerouac website is here:


"And this was really the way that my whole road experience began, and the things that were to come are too fantastic not to tell." 

~ Jack Kerouac, On the Road


To see the archive page of Kerouac events back to 2003, click here.


We thank you for all your previous contributions of events over the years.