Sunday Oct 4

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Oct 3

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

Sep 28 - Oct 5

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BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL VENDOR REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 20 

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT UNTIL FEBRUARY 10

Join us for our 15th Anniversary Year!

Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, October 4, 2020 

Children’s Day – Saturday, October 3, 2020

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The Brooklyn Book Festival is New York City’s largest free literary Festival and welcomes over 40,000 people each year!  Starting January 20, information about prices, table options and registration forms will be listed on the marketplace page of the website www.brooklynbookfestival.org.

Each year, the Festival presents nearly 250 publishers, presses, booksellers and literary organizations at its popular Festival Day Literary Marketplace in Downtown Brooklyn and its Children’s Day in MetroTech Commons. The festival attracts passionate book readers from all five boroughs and beyond, and receives extensive media coverage. 

In order to exhibit at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a vendor must either sell books or book related/literary materials, or represent a literary/literacy program.  You must be a bookseller, publisher, literary magazine, author or literary/literacy organization. Do not register here if you are interested in being a food vendor at the festival. Please email Vendor Coordinator Jerry Allred  [email protected]

Brooklyn Book Festival Vendor Registration Information 2020 

Festival Day – October 4, 2020 – Brooklyn Borough Hall and vicinity

Children’s Day – October 3, 2020 – MetroTech Commons

Vendor Packages

Table with Canopy

  •       one 10’ x 10’  space with canopy
  •       one 8 foot table with 2 chairs
  •       one I.D. sign (shared tables receive additional I.D. signs)
  •       one vendor listing in event publication and one listing on event website

Table without Canopy (not available for Children’s Day)

  •       one 8 foot table with 2 chairs
  •       one I.D. sign (shared tables receive additional I.D. signs)
  •       one vendor listing in event publication and one listing on event website

Please be aware that spaces for Festival Day and Children’s Day and Festival sell out quickly. 

Early Registration Discounted Fee: Subtract $100 per booth or table from prices listed below: January 21 to February 10, 2020

Standard Registration Fee February 11-June 14, 2020

Late Registration Fee: Add $100 per booth or table (June 15 – August 2, 2020). No registrations accepted after August 2, 2020.

REGISTRATION FEES AND SCHEDULE

Major publisher, universities and bookstore chain (table with canopy) $1,000

Independent press, literary magazines, authors, non-profit literary organizations and independent bookstores (table with canopy) $550

Table without Canopy $425,(not offered for Children’s Day)

Shared table with canopy (no more than three exhibitors) $600 includes additional I.D. signs and exhibitor listing

Shared table without canopy (no more than three exhibitors) $475 includes additional I.D. signs and exhibitor listing (not offered for Children’s Day)

Extra table for your booth may be rented for $30 (please note that one additional table may be ordered for each booth).

Extra chair for your booth may be rented for $10 (please note that two additional chairs  may be ordered for each booth).

No more than three exhibitors may share a booth/table. The festival will accept only one application per table. That applicant must designate the company or companies with whom they are sharing the booth/table and assume the full payment.

Cancellation Fee: 50% through August 1, 2020.

  •       No refunds for cancellations after August 1, 2020.
  •       All cancellations must be submitted in writing.
  •       Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis, but does not guarantee your location. Full payment is due with your completed registration form. Registrations are not considered complete unless payment has been received. Placement of exhibitors is determined by festival organizers and will be sent to you by August 19, 2020·        

 The Brooklyn Book Festival will take place rain or shine. Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather. 

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What was YOUR Top Festival Moment?

What moments from this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival still get your smiling, ear to ear, when you think back to that fantastic weekend? Here are a few of our memorable moments.