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2015 Festival Date Announced

Twin Cities Book Festival
Saturday, October 17, 2015
10am – 5pm, Minnesota State Fairgrounds

The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines, booksellers—all of whom connect over great books and conversations.


Historic Progress Center & Fine Arts buildings
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 North Snelling Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota
At the corner of Cooper and Randall Streets

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WITHIN THE FAIRGROUNDS: Enter through the main gates at 1265 Snelling Avenue. Take the first right onto Cosgrove street. Cosgrove culminates in a T with Randall Ave: the building in front of the T is the Historic Progress Center. There is a public lot adjacent to the Progress Center, and more parking can be found on the streets surrounding the building.

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2015 Book Festival Sponsors

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


Children's Pavilion Sponsor:


Official Festival Booksellers: