8th Annual Buffalo BookFest

Saturday, July 13 • 12-5pm

Book Art’s 8th Annual Buffalo BookFest is a day-long festival 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–you won’t want to miss this festival! 

The 8th Annual Buffalo BookFest was a proud to be a community partner of the Taste of Buffalo.

Hats off to our 2019 BookFest Supporters:

SoCorp Printing, Tipico Coffee, AllPro Parking, Abraxas, Inc., Grenda Group, Evans Bank, Community Beer Works, Quality Bindery Services, UB Print Media, M&T Bank, Complemar, Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy, UB Poetry Collection, Standard Duplicating Of Buffalo Inc., West Side Stories, Ambind, Market4Profit

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! 

FREE Book Arts Demonstrations for all ages

Artist Market and Vendor Fair all day – 30+ vendors specializing in book arts, printing, and hand hewn crafts.