Harrisburg Book Festival



October 3rd - 6th

Now in its seventh year, the Harrisburg Book Festival is proudly hosted by the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. Featuring an annual tent sale, award-winning authors, children’s illustrators, emerging novelists, acclaimed historians — surrounded by hundreds of thousands of books at one of the nation’s most celebrated independent bookstores — the Harrisburg Book Festival aims to amplify and celebrate diverse literature for all ages. All events are free and open to the public.



To enter the signing line at each event, books must be purchased from the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. Sales receipt or proof of purchase will need to be presented to staff at the entrance to the signings. If you would like to enter the signing line with a book that was purchased elsewhere, proof of receipt from the Midtown Scholar must be presented for book(s) that equal $15 or more.