BookFest 2019 Schedule

Find out all the details for this year's festival and download your copy to take with you.

Ticket Booth Opens: 9:00am

The Ticket Booth and Info Booth open at 9:00 am on June 1st in Diana Krall Plaza.

The Literacy Central Book Market opens at 9:30 am and will be there all day long.

Saturday Studio with Michael & Gerry Kusugak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Special workshop hosted by Nanaimo Art Gallery's Art Lab

Info & Tickets

Session A:   10:15 am - 11:00 am

Session B:   11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch Break:   12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Diana Krall Plaza

Live Entertainment! Food Stalls! Browse the Book Market!
Camp Narnia face painting, crafts and many more activities

Session C:   1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Meet & Greet: 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and meet your favourite authors and illustrators and have your books signed!

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@2019 Vancouver Island Children's Book Festival

          Original artwork by Cale Atkinson