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The Final Day: Baltimore Book Festival
The Baltimore Book Festival closes Sunday, September 30, 2018. Today from 11am to 7pm is the last chance to meet literary stars and emerging writers, hear readings and panel discussions, buy from tablers and exhibitors, learn about Baltimore cultural organizations, and taste delectable foods and beverages.
Sunday’s Author Highlights
Sunday, September 30, 12pm
Literary Salon
Sunday, September 30, 1pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library's
Children Stage
Sunday, September 30, 1pm
Literary Salon
Sunday, September 30, 2pm, 4pm
Maryland Romance Writers Stage
Performances & Activities
Free Concerts
Local and regional bands showcase their talents on the Baltimore Book Festival Music Stage. Take in these free concerts at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater:

  • Super City, 11am
  • Ebb & Nova, 12:30pm
  • Scotty P & The Love From Above, 2pm
  • Outcalls, 3:30pm
  • ellen cherry, 5pm

Food & Beverage
The Baltimore Book Festival supports local restaurants and brewing companies who offer a varied menu, including crab cakes, crepes, empanadas, falafel wraps, savory steamed buns, vegan ice and wings. Visit West Shore Park Café for food vendors or beverage bars near the Baltimore Book Festival Music Stage.

Literary Games
Participate in fun literary games like Maryland Romance Writers Stage’s Book Cover Bingo, Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage’s large-scale chessboard, Words with Strangers, and Edgar Allan Poe-themed cornhole. Festive games are located throughout the festivalready for their next participants!

Read to Pets at Top of the World
Just steps away- Top of the World offers free literary-themed programming. Through Sunday, September 30, visit the attraction for free admission from 11am to 6pm and Pets on Wheels from 1pm to 3pm. Children can read their favorite books to therapy animals. Top of the World is located on the 27th Floor of the World Trade Center at 401 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Thank You Sponsors & Donors!
The Baltimore Book Festival is produced by the Baltimore Office of
Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), a 501 (c)(3) serving as the city's arts council,
events center and film office.