The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings, 100+ exhibitors and booksellers, non-stop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by celebrity chefs, poetry readings and workshops, panel discussions, walking tours, storytellers and hands-on projects for kids, street theater, live music, and a delicious variety of food, beer and wine.

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Applications open for #bmorebookfest 2016!

Take advantage of early bird pricing for literary exhibitors, booksellers and tablers!

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Thank you!

Thanks to all festival goers, authors, sponsors, exhibitors, staff and crew who made the 20th annual #bmorebookfest a success. See you September 23-25, 2016!

Waterfront Partnership’s Harbor Market

This pop-up lunch market takes place in McKeldin Square and features local vendors and food trucks such as Dooby’s, BricknFire Pizza Co., The Smoking Swine and The Charmery. Friday, 11AM-3PM

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Plan Your Visit


Sept 23-25, 2016
Fri-Sun: llam - 7pm


Baltimore Inner Harbor

Thank You, Sponsors!

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