Head Out to the New Orleans Book Festival

Posted on November 6, 2017 – Blog, Community

Bookworms, rejoice! The New Orleans Book Festival is underway, and it is sure to be a special treat. Check out all that you can expect from this upcoming event and begin making plans to attend!

New Orleans Book Festival

Do you enjoy reading and writing? If so, this festival may be a good addition to your schedule. The New Orleans Book Festival is a celebration of books and readers throughout the area. The festival pushes the idea that a love for reading and writing can start at any age, and it should be encouraged and cultivated. Therefore, when attending the festival, visitors can enjoy a full day of programs and activities.

One of the best parts about this year’s festival is that it will serve as the kickoff event for the city of New Orleans’ Tricentennial celebration. So, it’s going to be even more special and more exciting than ever!

Event Details

The New Orleans Book Festival will be held at Big Lake at City Park. It will take place on November 11, 2017, beginning at 1 p.m.

To ensure that everyone who is interested has the ability to attend this event, it is FREE and open to the public. Additionally, bus transportation to the festival is FREE.

There will be a performance by The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The book festival festivities will close out with a firework show at 7 p.m., simultaneously kicking off the Tricentennial celebration.

**As an added bonus, each child to attend The New Orleans Book Festival will walk away with FREE books. This family event is one that you won’t want to miss!


There has been a lot of support toward this community event. In fact, it would not have been made possible without all of the amazing donators who contributed to the festival’s success. Special thanks to:

  • Giant Peach Sponsors
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Carousel Sponsors
  • Wisner Foundation
  • Storyland Sponsors
  • Archer Western
  • BOH Bros.
  • Gibbs Construction
  • Riggio Foundation
  • Scholastic
  • Secret Garden Sponsors
  • Gambit
  • Giving Tree Sponsors
  • Hyatt
  • Kathleen Quirk
  • Nola Family
  • Geocent
  • Where Y’at
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold
  • Little Prince Sponsors
  • BFM Corporation
  • Ch2m
  • NolaVice
  • STU Consulting Group

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