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Las Vegas Book Festival Set to Return Bigger and Better on Oct. 21, 2023

The Las Vegas Book Festival (LVBF) is poised to make its triumphant return to downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, October 21, 2023.



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Las Vegas, NV–In a thrilling announcement for book enthusiasts across the city and beyond, the Las Vegas Book Festival (LVBF) is poised to make its triumphant return to downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, October 21, 2023. Set against the historic backdrop of the Fifth Street School at 401 S. Fourth St., the festival promises a day of literary exploration and inspiration, running from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This eagerly awaited event will once again be open and free to all ages, marking a significant cultural highlight on the city’s calendar.

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Las Vegas Book Festival has evolved into the largest literary event in Nevada, attracting attendees from all corners of the state and beyond.

“As an editor at Las Vegas Newspaper, I’m thrilled to share the news of the return of the Las Vegas Book Festival,” stated Prince Adeyemi, expressing enthusiasm for the upcoming event. “This festival not only celebrates the art of literature but also fosters a sense of community, education, and creative exploration. It’s a testament to the city’s commitment to promoting culture and enriching the lives of its residents.”

With written, spoken, and illustrated words taking center stage, the LVBF is gearing up to deliver an engaging and diverse program catering to a wide range of interests. From panel discussions that dive into the depths of politics, social issues, history, and popular fiction, to interactive workshops and book signings, the festival has successfully evolved over its 22-year run to become the state’s largest literary event. As the sun sets on the Nevada landscape, the magic of storytelling will unite people from all walks of life under one common passion.

Organized by a collaborative effort between the city of Las Vegas, The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, Nevada Humanities, and numerous dedicated sponsors and supporters, the LVBF has grown into an iconic celebration of the literary arts. This year’s festival aims to continue its legacy by offering a platform for both established and emerging authors to engage with a captivated audience.

The event’s rich history of presenting celebrated authors, lively panel discussions, insightful readings, and skill-enhancing workshops has garnered it a reputation as a must-attend affair for anyone with a love for literature. However, the 22nd edition of the festival is not content to rest on its laurels. With a promise of ‘something for everyone,’ the organizers are set to surprise attendees with new features and content that reflect the ever-evolving landscape of the literary world.

In addition to offering a feast of literary experiences, the festival also serves as a hub for literary, educational, artisanal, and nonprofit organizations. Vendors and exhibitors are invited to participate and submit applications, with booths being allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. As the event’s popularity continues to soar, interested parties are encouraged to submit their applications before the deadline on Tuesday, September 19.


As the anticipation builds for the return of the Las Vegas Book Festival, the forthcoming weeks will undoubtedly unveil more exciting details about the event’s lineup and offerings. For now, book lovers, readers, and culture enthusiasts are advised to mark October 21 on their calendars and prepare to immerse themselves in a day filled with intellectual stimulation, creative exploration, and literary celebration.

In an era where digital communication often takes precedence, the Las Vegas Book Festival stands as a living testament to the enduring power of the written word and its ability to unite communities. As the countdown to October 21 begins, both locals and visitors can look forward to a day where imagination knows no bounds and where the magic of storytelling reigns supreme.

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