Meet Authors. Buy Books. Get them signed!

Saturday, October 20, 2018 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

We declare 2017 the year of the Book Lover.

The Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at Duke Energy Convention Center. The beloved festival enters its 11th year this year and continues to be admission free.

Organizers promise the same fun and excitement you’ve come to expect: big-name national authors, dozens of local favorites, and activities for all ages.

We’re busy booking authors and creating our all-star lineup, so please stay tuned for future announcements.

In the meantime, consider yourself booked this fall. Our one-stop-shop allows visitors to meet authors, buy books, and get them signed! And with all-day events in our Kids’ Corner and Teen Scene, the festival is truly a family affair.

If you’ve visited before — we can’t wait to welcome you back. If you’re new to festival — come live a dream come true for book lovers.

Experience the magic of walking into our Author Pavilion full of more than 100 authors awaiting your visit. Experience the excitement of getting your book signed. Experience the thrill of hearing from your favorite during special talks and panel discussions.

2017 is your year! Join us in October for our best festival yet.