Attending the 2023 Festival

The 28th annual Texas Book Festival Weekend will take place on November 11-12 in and around the State Capitol in downtown Austin. The Festival Weekend is FREE and open to all, featuring more than 300 authors of the year’s best books across all ages and genres. There are three ticketed sessions for authors Michael Cunningham, Roxane Gay, and Stacey Abrams. Ticket holders receive session and signing line access as well as a copy of the featured author’s book at their ticketed session.


Saturday, November 11, 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday, November 12, 10 am – 5 pm



Downtown Austin along Congress Ave. and

E. 11th Street, in the State Capitol and select

nearby venues. View our 2023 Festival Map here!