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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2018 Applications

Applications for the 23rd annual Baltimore Book Festival are now open:

Food and Beverage Vendors
Literary Exhibitors and Booksellers
Single-Day Tablers

Save The Date!

The 23rd annual Baltimore Book Festival returns September 28-30, 2018.


Special Events

Sept 22-24, 2017
Fri - Sun: 11am - 7pm
Baltimore Inner Harbor

Thank You, Sponsors!