Kentucky Book Festival

Join Us for Festival Events October 27 – 29!

The Kentucky Book Festival is BACK will a full slate of programs that booklovers of all ages can enjoy. To see the full author lineup and a description of each event, visit

On Thursday, October 27, gather a team for a special literary trivia night at Goodwood Lexington. In honor of the Breeder’s Cup, the theme is horses!

Friday morning at 21c Hotel in downtown Lexington, in partnership with Commerce Lexington, Steve Wilson & Laura Lee Brown will discuss their new book, Hermitage Farm. Tickets are available at

The festival culminates in a daylong celebration at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., and the first programs begin at 10:00 a.m. Authors will be signing all day, and we’ve added some exciting activities for kids this year, like a costume contest, story times, and more. The festival wraps at 5:00 p.m., and the full schedule can be viewed under the Events menu at

Location: Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Circle B

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Cost: General admission & parking are FREE, but you must pre-register for programs with Jon Meacham or Barbara Kingsolver by purchasing a book from our bookstore partner, Joseph-Beth Booksellers. Ticket links are below–get yours before they sell out!


Oct 29 2022


9:30 am - 5:00 pm




Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Joseph-Beth Booksellers


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