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8th Annual Buffalo BookFest

August 31, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 1:00 pm


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!

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 Demonstrations 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. Sign up to become a vendor!


Interested in becoming a vendor? Hit us up to register!

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Buffalo BookFest is proud to be a community partner of the Taste of Buffalo.

Buffalo BookFest is proudly supported by:




Admission to BookFest is Free – Free Parking on adjacent streets or take the Metro Rail down! – Paid lots next door. For more information call us at 716-348-1430 or visit us at the center Wednesday-Saturday 12-6pm.WNY Book Arts Center


August 31, 2019
4:00 am - 1:00 pm
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WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
(716) 348-1430


WNY Book Arts Center
(716) 348-1430