Missouri Book Festival
Festival GroundsDowntown Washington
Announcing the first-ever Missouri Book Festival!
The first-ever Missouri Book Festival will celebrate the best of regional life, culture, and history with an array of dynamic programming meant to promote literacy and encourage reading. The main events will take place August 27, 2022 in Washington, Missouri. The main event is free and family-friendly!
The first-ever Missouri Book Festival will celebrate the best of regional life, culture, and history with an array of dynamic programming meant to promote literacy and encourage reading. Events will take place August 25–27 in Washington, the quintessential Missouri town. Here, books that feature stories on the Show-Me State will come to life in food demonstrations, sports exhibitions, myriad forms of performance, and lively author talks and discussions. Missourians of all ages will hear from regional authors while gaining insight into the content they produce and the writing process. Not only will attendees enjoy festivities that truly reflect our state, they’ll also have the opportunity to browse for their next favorite book!
Planned activities include:
- Soapbox derby and car show celebrating local automotive history
- Circus performance featuring regional performers
- Wrestling at the Chase tribute
- Food demos: sausage-making, baking, beer sampling
- The Purina Incredible Dog Team
- Historical scavenger hunt featuring local architecture
- Irish music and dancing
For the entire schedule of events click here.
To view the attending authors click here.