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Tucson Festival of Books

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Time: From: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Recurring daily

Admission: Free to public


The two-day Tucson Festival of Books attracts more than 130,000 book-lovers to the UA Mall and nearby venues for exhibits, author presentations and panel discussions. The Festival is a community-wide celebration of literature, offered free of charge to the public. Over 400 authors participate in presentations and workshops attracting diverse audiences. There is special programming for children and teens, panels by best-selling and emerging authors, a literary circus, culturally diverse programs, a poetry venue, exhibitor booths and two food courts. Parking at the University of Arizona is complimentary during Festival weekend. Use of public transportation is strongly encouraged. Both the Sun Tran bus system and the Sun Link streetcar provide convenient alternatives to parking at the University of Arizona.