2022 Festival Weekend

We’re back for the 27th Texas Book Festival Weekend! The 2022 Festival Weekend will take place on November 5–6, in downtown Austin at the State Capitol and surrounding streets.

The Festival Weekend is free and open to the public, with 250+ authors of the year’s best books. The full author lineup will be announced in September, and the schedule will be released in October.

When

Saturday, November 5, 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday, November 6, 11 am – 6 pm

Where

Downtown Austin in and around the State Capitol

  • Texas State Capitol (1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701)
  • Congress Avenue (between 8th and 11th Streets)
  • Colorado Street (between 9th and 13th streets)
  • First Baptist Church (901 Trinity Street)
  • First United Methodist Church (1201 Lavaca Street)
  • Central Presbyterian Church (200 East 8th Street)

How to attend

No registration is required for the Festival! Just show up. Free parking is available in the State parking garages northeast of the Capitol. Book ticket author sessions that require advanced registration will be announced prior to the Festival Weekend.

Books

BookPeople is the official Texas Book Festival bookseller. They will be on-site selling books for all the featured authors, and you can find Festival books year-round at the BookPeople TBF online store.

Volunteers

The Festival Weekend depends on Volunteer Committee Chairs and hundreds of volunteers. Fill out the Volunteer Interest Form if you would like to volunteer for the 2022 Festival Weekend.

Exhibitor Marketplace

Our exhibitor marketplace is back, featuring small and independent presses, community organizations, and much more! We are still accepting exhibitor applications.

Lit Crawl Austin

Lit Crawl will take place on Saturday, November 5 in East Austin. Stay tuned for more details!

2022 Poster

Stay tuned for the official 2022 Texas Book Festival Poster announcement! We will have posters and poster shirts for sale at the Festival.

Check back here for more parking, transportation, and event details. Email bookfest@texasbookfestival.org with questions. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, or join our email newsletter for updates.

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See you at the Festival!

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