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Decatur Book Festival

Web: https://www.decaturbookfestival.com/

The Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more

Where:

500 S. Columbia Dr.
Decatur, GA
US

When:

    The festival takes place from
    October 04 to October 05, 2024

Organizer:

Georgia Center for the Book


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