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Arvada Center Book Fest

May 19, 2018

The Arvada Center Book Fest is a one-day literary arts festival that celebrates books and reading and writing for the whole family. General admission includes:



  • Award-winning authors and poets reading and signing their books

  • All-day exhibit hall with publishers, authors, rare and used books, book-related arts, games and more

  • Pop-up bookstore with books available for purchase for all ages provided by BookBar

  • Panel discussions and staged readings

  • Children’s area with hands-on activities, storytime and live favorite characters provided by Jefferson County Libraries

  • Spelling bee, trivia and read-off contests for adults and kids

  • Onsite pop-up café, coffee shop and snack bar provided by Steuben’s, La Patisserie Francaise, and Hunter Bay Coffee

  • Tote bag, bookmark and sponsor give-a-ways


For an additional purchase, enjoy brunch and conversation with local authors, participate in writing workshops and seminars and attend a keynote with New York Times best selling author Laura Moriarty.


General Admission: Adults: $5
Children ages 3-12: $1
Children younger than 3: free


Please note: Author brunch, writing workshops and tickets to the keynote include general admission to the fair so it is not necessary to purchase it separately.