September 23, 24 and 25, 2016

Friday - Sunday, 11am-7pm

Baltimore Inner Harbor 

The Baltimore Book Festival is 100% FREE and open to the public.

ATMs are located throughout the festival grounds, primarily near food and beverage locations.

Temporary bathrooms and hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the festival grounds. ADA/Wheelchair accessible bathrooms are available at each location. For bathroom locations, click on the festival map posted online.

Book Sales
Books are available for sale at the conclusion of all author appearances and at exhibitor tents throughout the festival site.

The festival welcomes and appreciates donations, which help ensure that everything at the event remains free and open to the public. To support the Baltimore Book Festival, please visit Guest Services or download a donation form.

First Aid
Basic first aid services are available at Guest Services. Festival staff also has radio contact to on-site medics. Medical emergencies should be directed to 911.

Lost & Found
Visit Guest Services, located at the Harborplace Ampitheater and Rash field.

PLEASE do not bring pets to the festival.

The festival is held rain or shine; many programs are indoors and in tents. Only in the case of dangerously inclement weather (lighting/thunder), the festival may close temporarily.

The Inner Harbor Wi-Fi Project now allows Baltimore City residents and tourists visiting the Inner Harbor to access free Wi-Fi service along the promenade—from Rusty Scupper to the west side of the World Trade Center.

Special Events


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


Baltimore Inner Harbor

Thank You, Sponsors!

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