Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2020 and 2021)

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A printable list of these events. To add an event to our this list, share the event’s information on the Press Release area of our discussion forum, or complete our form to add a Book Festival or Fair to our Calendar.

Note: As a result of the global pandemic, please check the event’s official website for postponements, cancellations, conversion to virtual events.

3 Events Found in Kentucky

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Louisville Book Festival Louisville Book Festival
The Galt House, 140 North 4th St., Louisville, Kentucky

Hosted by: Katrice Baughman, Chief Development Officer
Dates: Friday, October 23, 2020 to Saturday, October 24, 2020

Website: Louisville Book Festival


2020 marks the first year for this festival

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Kentucky Book Fair Kentucky Book Fair
Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park, Frankfort, Kentucky

Hosted by: The Kentucky Humanities Council and The Kentucky Book Fair
Date: November 2020 – Dates to be Announced

Website: Kentucky Book Fair


About the Kentucky Book Fair: Since its inception in 1981, the Kentucky Book Fair has been connecting readers and authors in a celebration of shared passion and mutual interest: the importance of reading and writing. Each year, more than 170 local and national authors participate in the event, signing their latest books and meeting readers from Kentucky and surrounding states.

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Southern Kentucky Bookfest Southern Kentucky Bookfest
Bowling Green, Kentucky, 

Dates: Friday, March 26, 2021 to Saturday, March 27, 2021

Website: Southern Kentucky Bookfest


The Southern Kentucky Book Fest is one of the state’s largest literary events. Held in Bowling Green, Kentucky each April, Book Fest draws thousands of readers of all ages who welcome the occasion to meet their favorite authors and purchase signed copies of their books.

The Southern Kentucky Book Fest partnership consists of Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library, and WKU Libraries. These entities collaborate throughout the year on a variety of literary events designed to fulfill the mission of the partnership: to encourage reading and the love of books, and to be a positive force in promoting literacy in our region and state.

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