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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Newsletter for Friday, September 23, 2016

Newsletter for Saturday, September 24, 2016

Newsletter for Sunday, September 25, 2016

Pop Culture Parade: Presented By Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

Dress up your kids and your pets in superhero costumes and join us for a parade along the Inner Harbor promenade! Superheroes, storybook characters, pets from MDSPCA, BmoreFit Dancewalkers, The Baltimore Twilighters Marching Band, special guests and more dress up in costume and march down the Inner Harbor promenade, starting at The Rusty Scupper Saturday, September 24 at 11am.  Festival-goers are encouraged to dress up with their children or furry friends in costume and be part of the fun. 

ENTER-TO-WIN: Amy Schumer LIVE at Royal Farms Arena November12

The Baltimore Book Festival is giving away 2 tickets to see famous comedian and Towson University alum Amy Schumer LIVE at Royal Farms Arena Saturday, November 12 at 8pm AND a copy of her new book, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. Enter to win at the Inner Harbor Stage presented by Towson University, located inside the Baltimore Visitor Center during the Baltimore Book Festival September 23-25. The winner will be drawn Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 7pm at the Inner Harbor Stage. Winner need not be present to win. For more information, call 410-752-8632.




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


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