About BOPA

The Baltimore Book Festival is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Inc. (BOPA) a 501(c)3 non-profit which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office and special events agency.

BOPA produces several events including Artscape, Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, Free Fall Baltimore, Baltimore Open Studio Tour, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, and the city's fireworks celebrations for July 4th and New Year's Eve.

In addition, BOPA manages School 33 Art Center, Top of the World Observation Level, Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, and The Cloisters.

For more information on the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, call 410-752-8632 or visit

Plan Your Visit


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


Baltimore Inner Harbor

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