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.

Recent News

BBF Author Featured in NPR

Dr. Patrick E. McGovern, scientific director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Project at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, was recently interviewed by NPR for his latest book, Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-Created. Check out the full interview here.

2017 Applications Available For Tablers, Booksellers & Exhibitors

The Baltimore Book Festival 2017 is now accepting applications for Single-Day Tablers, Literary Exhibitors and Booksellers!

Please click below for more information.

2017 Applications

Highlights from #bmorebookfest 2016

We're excited to share all things #bmorebookfest with you! Check out our newsletter, featuring headlining authors, events not to miss, giveaways and more!

Newsletter for Friday, September 23, 2016

Newsletter for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Newsletter for Sunday, September 25, 2016


Whats New

Sept 22-24, 2017
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