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2018 Portland Book Festival presented by Bank of America

The largest book festival in the Pacific Northwest returns Saturday, November 10 to the Portland Art Museum and neighboring venues. 

When:November 10 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205


Join Literary Arts for the annual Portland Book Festival presented by Bank of America, returning on November 10, 2018. This one-day event features local and national authors presenting onstage events, pop-up readings, and workshops. Enjoy activities for readers of all ages, an extensive book fair, local food trucks, entry to the Portland Art Museum and more. Gather with your community and celebrate our shared passion for books.

The Festival lineup will be announced the evening of September 6, 2018. Registration for writing classes will also be available in early September. A full schedule will be released in October.

Advance tickets will go on sale soon.

Adult tickets are $15 in advance$20 at the door. Paid admissions includes a $5 book voucher redeemable at the book fair. Admission is free to youth ages 17 and younger and students with a valid high school ID. *Note: free tickets do not include the $5 book fair voucher.

Each year, the Portland Book Festival brings thousands of readers to the Southwest Park Blocks for a day-long celebration. The Portland Art Museum will remain the heart of the festival. Events will also take place at the First Congregational United Church of ChristThe Old ChurchOregon Historical SocietyNorthwest Film Center, and three of the stages of Portland’5: the Brunish Theatre, the Winningstad Theatre, and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Thank you to our wonderful partners and our vibrant literary community for making this event possible.