Join us in Copley Square for the Boston Book Festival 2019. The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free Festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of Boston.
Some of the presenters in 2018 include:
- Kate DiCamillo - Why Children's Book Should Be a Little Sad
- Tayari Jones
- Doris Kearns Goodwin
- Michael Pollan
- Becky Albertalli
- Adam Silvera
The street fair at the Boston Book Festival has something for everyone. Exhibitors range from independent publishers and literary magazines to performance companies, arts organizations, media outlets, food vendors, and even a kids area with a popular Passport to Imagination scavenger hunt, workshops, favorite authors, arts &crafts, music, costume charactors, storytelling and more.
Books are just the beginning of what kids and families will discover at the Boston Book Festival. Families will enjoy free programs for kids and families, including music, dance, visual arts, science & technology, and much more!
Boston Book Festivals goal is to inspire and encourage creativity with a combination of world-class authors and artistic acts, as well as hands-on activities and experiences where kids will experiment, design, and create. It's believe that curiosity, excitement, wonder, and play are the keys to lifelong learning.