Friend of the Festival Ticket


Friend of the Festival Ticket


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Experience the festival alongside the authors!

By purchasing a Friend of the Festival ticket to Portland Book Festival (formerly Wordstock), presented by Bank of America, you are making a contribution toward the festival’s long-term sustainability. Your support helps keep ticket prices low, ensuring that the festival remains an inclusive community event that unites all Oregonians to celebrate books and literature.

$300 per ticket. Only 40 total tickets available. 

Ticket price includes $250 tax-deductible donation.

Friend of the Festival ticket holders receives personalized badges with exclusive privileges unlocking special access to:

  • Author Green Room where you can relax and mingle with the 2018 festival authors in a private setting with complimentary food and beverages, swag bags, and VIP volunteers who can help personalize a festival schedule to match your interests.
  • An exclusive invitation to the Saturday Night Author Party on November 10.
  • Guaranteed seating to all events in the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
  • Priority Entry to thirty-one author events at the Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Winningstad Theater, Brunish Theater, Oregon Historical Society and The Old Church.*

*Friend of the Festival ticket holders must arrive no later than 15 minutes before the scheduled author event. Priority entry is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Chelsea Querner at 503.227.2583 x118 or