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Boston Book Festival

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2 Canal Park, Cambridge, MA 02141 2 Canal Park, Cambridge Directions

There's a cultural experience like none other waiting for you at Cambridge's Boston Book Festival, MA. When you're ready for a new experience, stop by here and get acquainted with some culture.



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Boston Book Festival

  • Who? Everyone is welcome to attend the free annual event
  • What? There are more than 150 authors and presentations for bookworms, workshops and activities designed especially for kids and teens, and live music and a street fair for the bibliophobes.
  • When? The festival is always a weekend in late October, but the nonprofit organization puts on special events throughout the year, including trivia contests and kids programming like the Hubbub Festival.
  • Where? In and around Copley Square.
  • Why? Founder Deborah Z. Porter started the festival in 2009 to celebrate books’ power to stimulate, excite, and unite readers and the community around them.

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