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WNY Book Arts Center 8th Annual BookFest

July 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 8th Annual Buffalo BookFest will be held on Saturday, July 13th from 12noon to 5p at WNY Book Arts Center! The Book Arts’ 8th Annual Buffalo BookFest is a day-long festival and fundraiser dedicated to printing and the book arts, with free hands-on demos all day, for all ages. This event is FREE and open to the public, taking place inside both floors of the Book Arts Center, stretching across Mohawk Street, and spilling into the adjacent parking lot.

Buffalo BookFest special event highlights:

Steamroller printmaking all day – Heavy Metal meets Big Wood! Artists from near & far have carved giant woodcut blocks to be printed using the awesome power and weight of the most mobile of printing presses: a steamroller! Festival goers will have the chance to purchase these one of a kind massive prints and meet some of the artists!

Schedule of FREE Book Arts Demos & Workshops for all ages

Artist Market and Vendor Fair all day – Peruse through artisan Vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and hand hewn crafts. The market will be held on the ground floor of Book Arts and outside on East Mohawk Street. Guests can browse through a great selection of hand-printed items, bookbinding supplies, paper, new books, and even local publications for sale in our air conditioned gallery.

Interested in becoming an artisan vendor? Find out about registration here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/2Tkf7UHmfrennVyHkj2NRg

Admission to BookFest is Free – Free Parking on adjacent streets or take the Metro Rail down! – Paid lots next door. For complete details, click here.


July 13, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Book Arts
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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(716) 348-1430
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