The Book Club of Detroit presents

The 6th Annual Detroit Festival of Books

Time to the Festival of Books








Sunday, July 16, 2023

10:00 am- 4:00 pm

Eastern Market, Shed 5, Detroit

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Detroit Bookfest 2023 Festival Guide

Detroit Bookfest Festival Guide

6th Annual Detroit Festival of Books (Sunday, July 16, 2023) Eastern Market SHED 5

  The 6th Annual Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) is a glorious day of BOOKS, vinyl records, comics, creative arts, food, beer, funk music and more! Please join us at Eastern Market Shed 5 in Detroit on Sunday, July 16, 2023. The event is FREE...

Exclusive Interview: Deon Forrest (aka: Greektown Hotbox) Detroit’s own world-famous street performer will be live outside Detroit Bookfest   Deon will be located on Russell Street at Alfred Street from 11am-3pm during Bookfest. Please bring money to tip him. Paper money, small bills are appreciated.   Considered a Detroit street legend and one of the...

Debbie Maciolek is the Official Photographer for Detroit Festival of Books

Native Detroiter, Debbie Maciolek, runs Debography, a local photography company. She expertly photographed some early incarnations of Bookfest for us in the past. And now, thankfully, she’s back! The quality of her work is superb, and we are immensely fortunate to...

Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) is dedicated to promoting the joy of reading and the rich culture surrounding it.

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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About the Festival of Books

The Detroit Festival of Books is the largest book festival in the State of Michigan.

We have vendors from all over the USA and Canada.

It is a goodwill effort to help generate a deeper love and appreciation of books .

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